Marilyn Luth Pacelli, daughter of the late Jack and Goldie Luth, passed away on December 14, 2018. Marilyn was born March 11, 1945 in New Haven, graduated from Hillhouse High School and retired from the Knights of Columbus after 26 years in 2007. Marilyn was the beloved mother of John Eric Pacelli (Sandy), Karen Courtemanche (Paul Zollino), Lori-Beth Ford (Zdenek Markovic) and Robin Leah Pacelli. Lovingly, she also leaves her grandchildren, the lights of her life, Michael and Olivia Courtemanche; Nicolas and Marissa Pacelli (Carlos Maldonado); Lila and Mia Ford and great-granddaughter, Giliana Mae Maldonado. Marilyn was a dedicated friend to Joan Beauchamp, Elaine Benoit and Jodi Weckstein, as well as her cousin, Marilyn Green. She enjoyed spending time with all her friends and family, who were so very important to her. She loved going out to eat and to the casino, doing crossword puzzles, reading as well as playing cards.
A funeral service will be conducted in the North Haven Funeral Home, 36 Washington Avenue on Wednesday evening, Dec. 19th at 7:00. Family and friends may call from 5:00 until time of service. In lieu of flower, memorial contributions may be made to the Downes Syndrome Association of Connecticut, 230 John Karbonic Way, New Britain, CT 06051. Interment will be private and at the convenience of the family.