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Marilyn Dallessandro, 81, of Midland, passed away on January 5, 2021. She was born in Reading, PA to the late Walter and Alva (Pottieger) Kauffman on August 17, 1939. She married John Dallessandro on March 29, 1958 at St. Paul’s Catholic Church in Reading, PA. John passed away on June 23, 1971.


Marilyn was an avid reader who enjoyed Broadway shows, craft shows, traveling, and loved testing her knowledge.


Marilyn is survived by her sons, Mike (Sue) Dallessandro, Pete (Malinda) Dallessandro, grandchildren, Joe (Tanya) Dallessandro, John Dallessandro, Jessica Dallessandro, Elizabeth Dallessandro, Charlize Rameau and great grandson, Tyler Dallessandro. She is also survived by her brother, Larry (Debby) Kauffman. She was predeceased by her siblings, Gladys Clawges, Donald Kauffman, and Joan Rau.


A memorial service will take place at 11:00 am on Friday, January 22, 2020 at Blessed Sacrament Church with Fr. Rob Howe officiating. The family will be at the church from 10:30 am until the time of service. Those planning an expression of sympathy are asked to consider Stand Up To Cancer.


Smith-Miner Funeral Home is honored to be serving the Dallessandro family; to share a special memory please visit www.smithminer.com.

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