Marilyn Morrissey-Montray, wife of the late Edward H. Montray, died unexpectedly Tuesday, September 10, at her home in Newtown. She was born in Bronxville, N.Y., a daughter of the late John and Viola (Crane) Morrissey and lived in Westchester County most of her life.
Marilyn was preceded in death by her parents; beloved husband and best friend, Edward; and her brother, John.
Loving mother and grandmother, she is survived by daughter, Susan Hubbard-Gordon, and husband, Clyde; son, Phillip Hubbard, and wife, Yukiko; stepdaughter, Mary Lynn Schall, and husband, George; stepdaughter, Margaret Montray; seven beautiful grandchildren, Rachel Fontenault, Sarah Hubbard, Hannah and Alexander Hubbard, Jessica Mann, Gregory Gould, and Riley Montray; ten cherished great-grandchildren, Kerith, Seth, Henri, Yariel, Adalynn, Carlton, Ruth, Cyrus, Carson, and Hailey. Marilyn is also survived by her brother, Richard, and wife, Mary; sister-in-law, Sandra (DeStefano) Morrissey; dear friend, Linda Bauer; and an extended family of relations and friends.
Before coming to Connecticut, she resided in Westchester County, N.Y., and had lived in Newtown since 1988. In addition to opening a miniature shop in Chappaqua, N.Y., she worked for AMF, General Foods, Industrial Solvents, and IBM over the years. Marilyn was a member of St Rose of Lima Women’s Club, St Faustina’s Cenacle, Mother Teresa’s Lay Missionary of Charity, the Bereavement Group, the Prayer Shawl Group, Spiritual Journey, and Elinor’s House.
Friends may call Monday, September 16, 2019, from 4 to 7 pm, at Honan Funeral Home, 58 Main Street, Newtown. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 11 am on Tuesday, September 17, 2019, at her beloved St Rose of Lima Church, 46 Church Hill Road, Newtown. Interment will follow in St Rose Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Marilyn’s name to American Cancer Society at cancer.org.
To leave an online condolence, visit honanfh.com.