Marilyn G. Switlyk, 84, of Atlantic Highlands, passed away peacefully surrounded by her loving family on May 3 at Riverview Medical Center in Red Bank. She was born Marilyn Gibbs on January 25, 1932 in Jamaica, Queens, New York, where she grew up, in addition to, Newark. In 1955, she moved to Somerville. Marilyn also lived in Lebanon for a period of time, and most recently settled in Atlantic Highlands in 2009.
She was predeceased by her parents, Walter and Mary (Smith) Gibbs; her beloved husband, George Switlyk; and her dear siblings, Kenneth Gibbs, Elizabeth Domanski and Virginia Svec. Marilyn is survived by her loving children, Catherine S. Cardinale and her husband, Gary, of Hillsborough, George A. Switlyk and his wife, Coco, of Wellington, Florida, John J. Switlyk and his wife, Lisa, of Westfield, Mary Jane Switlyk of Metuchen, Grace S. Dakoglou of Leonardo, Paul M. Switlyk of Atlantic Highlands and James A. Switlyk and his wife, Amy, of Lebanon. Marilyn is also survived by her cherished grandchildren, Genevieve Weinkle and her husband, Spencer, Melissa Palomares and her husband, Andrew, Anna Marks and her husband, Will, Zachary Butts, Matthew, Victoria, Jeremy, Sarah, and Maxwell Switlyk, and Elias Dakoglou; an adored great-grandson, Leo Weinkle; and many special nieces, nephews, extended family members, and friends.
Shore Point Funeral Home and Cremation Services, Hazlet, was in charge of arrangements. For information or to send condolences to the family, please visit www.shorepointfh.com.
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