She was born in Mehoopany on Jan. 17, 1931, the daughter of the late Daniel C. (1999) and Mildred Arnts Decker (1986).
Marion was a 1949 graduate of Mehoopany High School and a 1951 graduate of Keystone Junior College, after which she was employed as a medical secretary for Dr. McCorkle in Mehoopany. On March 21, 1953 she married Ralph C. Inman. They owned and operated the family dairy farm until their retirement. Her husband of 55 years passed away on Nov. 5, 2008.
She was a member of the Transue Community Church, a former Sunday School teacher at the Mehoopany and Jenningsville United Methodist Churches and a member of the United Methodist Women’s Group. She loved to quilt and do various crafts. She also enjoyed watching her children and grandchildren play ball. Most of all, she enjoyed spending time with family.
Surviving are her daughter and son-in-law, Karen and Charles Bishop of Jenningsville; two sons and their wives, Dennis and Barbara Inman of Mehoopany and Daniel and Diane Inman of Tunkhannock; her grandchildren, Dennis Inman of Santa Monica, CA, Noreen Inman of Mehoopany, Ashley Inman of Tunkhannock, and Miranda Connelly and her husband, Sean of Etters; greatgranddaughter, Reagan Elizabeth Connelly of Etters; sisters and brothers-in-law, Eloise and Robert Day and Margaret and Robert Thompson of Mehoopany; sister-in-law, Doris E. Stone of Athens, GA and several nieces and nephews.
Funeral services were held on Sunday afternoon, Dec. 30 at 2 p.m. at the Sheldon Funeral Home, Main St., Laceyville, with Rev. Charles Bishop of the Transue Community Church officiating. Interment followed at the North Flat Cemetery in Laceyville. Family and friends called at the funeral home on Saturday evening, Dec. 29 from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.
In lieu of flowers, those wishing to make memorial donations may do so in Marion’s name to the Southern Care Hospice, 851 Commerce Blvd., Dickson City, PA 18519 or to the charity of your choice.