Chesterton Tribune

Service set for Marlene Walker

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Chesterton resident Marlene Walker passed away on Friday, Nov. 12, 2010. She was 71.

She was born in West Mifflin, Pa., on April 30, 1939 to Allen and Beatrice (Coozey) O’Hara. She was employed at the Wiseway deli. She was a member of the Chesterton Moose Lodge Chapter 846, the American Legion Ladies Auxiliary Post 170 and VFW Ladies Auxiliary Post 988.

Marlene is survived by her son, William McWhorter (wife Lorri) of Porter; daughters Cheryl Carrera (husband Paul) of Port Charlotte, Fla., Lorie Jorgensen (Shawn) of Marysville, Tenn. and Susan Craft (Jim) of New Carlisle, Ind.; sisters Deborah O’Hara of Clairton, Pa., and Karen Scapellato (Dan) of Clairton, Pa.; special friend Larry Stevens of Chesterton; 11 grandchildren; one great grandchild; and many nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Jack Walker; first husband and good friend, William McWhorter; brother, Allen O’Hara; and sisters Allene Lucas and Beatrice Walsh.

A memorial service will be held on Tuesday, Nov. 16 from 5 to 8 p.m. at the Chesterton Moose Lodge, 602 Broadway, Chesterton. Arrangements are in the care of Edmonds & Evans Funeral Home, Chesterton, IN.



Posted 11/15/2010