Marilyn I (Marshall) Pitoniak

March 31, 1930 ~ March 11, 2024 (age 93) 93 Years Old

Marilyn Pitoniak Obituary

Marilyn Pitoniak was called home on March 11 at the age of 93. She was born Marilyn Marshall on March 31, 1930. After graduating from Holy Name school in Chicopee, she went on to become a nurse. She married George Siering while she was getting a Masters in Clinical Psychology and had a daughter, Christina. After her husband lost a 6 year battle with cancer, she moved back to Chicopee, to the same street where she grew up. She later married James Pitoniak, a middle school teacher in Westfield Massachusetts. Although Marilyn was well educated and very driven, she was unapologetically a wife and mother first. Marilyn was very active in her church and prison ministry and enjoyed camping and canoeing with her husband Jim. She is preceded by her parents, Walter and Margaret (Haggerty) Marshall, her two brothers, Walter Emerson Marshall and Ronald Marshall, her first husband, George Siering, and her son in law, Alan Gibson. She leaves behind by her loving husband Jim Pitoniak, her daughter, Christina and her husband James Bailey; their 3 children, Blaise, Xavier and Ava Bailey; her stepson Jerome and his wife Kim, their 3 children Matthew, Andrew and Samantha Pitoniak; her stepdaughter Jennifer (Pitoniak) Gibson, and Jennifer's 3 daughters Rebecca, Sarah, and Hannah Gibson. A calling hour will be held on Friday March 22 from 9:30 am till 10:30 am at the Firtion-Adams Funeral Service, 76 Broad Street, Westfield. A Mass will follow at 11 am in St. Peters and St. Casimir Parish, 34 State Street Westfield. Burial will be private.

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March 22, 2024

9:30 AM to 10:30 AM
Firtion Adams Funeral Svc
76 Broad Street
Westfield, MA 01085

Funeral Mass
March 22, 2024

11:00 AM
St. Peters/St. Casmir's Church
34 State St
Westfield, MA 01085


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