Patricia Joyce Marlin of Antwerp, Ohio passed away peacefully in her home Friday, January 27, 2023.

She was born November 22, 1928, in Garrett, Indiana to Clarence and Jessie (Rafferty) Byanskie.

She was a graduate of Bryan High School and Bowling Green State University. She married Thomas Marlin, June 20, 1953, and together they raised eight children on the farm. Pat worked as a secretary at International Harvester and later at Antwerp Northwest Credit Union. She enjoyed gardening, playing piano, sewing, and vacationing at Hamilton Lake. Her community activities included Boy & Girl Scouts, bridge, book, craft, and flower clubs, Bargain Bin volunteer, and original member of Friends of the Library.

As an active member of St. Mary’s Catholic Church, Pat was involved with Christ Renews His Parish, Coordinator of CCD, Serra Club, and as a Eucharistic Minister. Her greatest joy was spending time with her family who will cherish memories made with her.

Pat will be missed by her children, Mary Todd, Stephen (Shelley), Anthony (Susan), Philip (Jodi), Ann, John (Barbara), Daniel (Yvonne), Christine (David) Blue; 20 grandchildren; 20 great-grandchildren; and niece Barbara Goetz (Ted) Robey.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Thomas (2014), sister-in-law Marianne Cottrell, son-in-law James Todd, and two grandchildren.

Visitation is Thursday, February 2, 2023, from 3-6:30 p.m. with a vigil service at 6:30 p.m., at Dooley Funeral Home, 202 W. River St, Antwerp, Ohio 45813.

Her Mass of Christian Burial will be held Friday, February 3, 2023, at 10 a.m. at Divine Mercy Catholic Church, 203 W. Townline St., Payne, Ohio 45880. PLEASE MEET AT CHURCH.

She will be laid to rest at Maumee Cemetery, Antwerp.

Memorials are for Masses at Divine Mercy, or to the Bargain Bin of Paulding County.

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