Marilee Hornor
Marilee Hornor

Obituary of Marilee Hornor

MORRISON-Marilee V. Hornor, 93, formerly of Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio and Palm Bay, Florida, passed away Wednesday, July 31, 2019 at Resthave Home in Morrison, IL. Born January 3, 1926 in Olney, Illinois to James Lee Smith and Edna E. Marshall Smith. She married Harold G. Hornor on December 23, 1949.  He preceded her in death on July 23, 2007.  

   Marilee was a graduate of Goodyear Industrial University of Akron, Ohio and was employed as a secretary at Goodyear Tire and Rubber Co. from 1944-1961.  She returned to the workforce after her children were raised, working for the government and as a civilian for the US Navy from 1978-1989. After retiring, she and Harold enjoyed many years of seasonal travel between Ohio and Florida.  Marilee was a light-hearted, social person who loved her family, her friends, taking lots of pictures, crossword puzzles, and a good game of Scrabble.

   Survivors include one son Robert(Lee Runkle) Hornor of Malabar, FL; a daughter Katherine (Louis) Sedig of Morrison, Illinois; grandchildren Kyle Hornor, William, Charles, and Molly Sedig; step-grandchildren Newlie (Christy) Long and Amy Long; two great-grandsons, and five step-great-grandchildren; sister-in-law RaJean Smith; and several dear nieces and nephews.

   She was preceded in death by her parents; husband; four brothers, James L. Smith Jr., Corwin M. Smith, Donald M. Smith and Stephen E. Smith; one step-son Harold G. Hornor Jr.

   Family and friends will be received on Sunday August 4, 2019 from 5PM-7PM at Ciriello & Carr Funeral Home in Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio.  Funeral service will be held immediately following visitation at 7PM. Graveside service and interment will be at the Weston Masonic Cemetery in Weston, West Virginia August 5, 2019 at 2P.M. 

   A memorial has been established to Resthave Home in Morrison, Illinois.  

   Local arrangements were completed by Schilling Funeral Home, Sterling.

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