Marian Dwualt Death, Obituary – On Monday, January 10, 2022, Marian, age 91, a resident of Camp Hill who had earlier lived in Mechanicsburg, died away in a calm and serene manner with her family at her side. Marian’s birthday is November 17th, and she was born in Mechanicsburg parents Latimer Gerome Anderson and Verna Sibilla (Schaeffer) Anderson, both of whom passed away before her birth.
Marian was preceded in death by her three brothers, Richard Anderson, Lorenzo Anderson, and Leslie Anderson, as well as her two sisters, Alfreda (Anderson) Shultz and Victory (Anderson) Quigley. In addition to her parents, Marian was also predeceased by her three brothers: Richard Anderson, Lorenzo Anderson, and Leslie Anderson.
Marian’s survivors include her devoted husband of 71 years, Ray Ellis DeWalt; her two sons, David “Dave” Paul DeWalt of Havelock, NC, and Eric Robert DeWalt and his wife, Paula Woodhall DeWalt, of Mechanicsburg; her two grandchildren, Zachary McPartland and his fiancée, Brittni Hippensteel, and Kayleigh DeWalt; as well as several nieces and nephews. Marian was precede
Marian was a member of the Mechanicsburg High School class of 1948 when she received her diploma. After that, she worked for The Bell of Pennsylvania as a human resources secretary until the year 1960, when she finally decided to retire. Marian had been a choir member at the St. Mark Evangelical Lutheran Church in Mechanicsburg for her entire life. She had been a member of the church since she was a child.
You could find Marian getting lost in a good mystery novel when she has some free time, or you might hear her cheering on “her” Penn State football team when they play. She had a soft spot in her heart for all animals, but cats, horses, and dogs had a particularly dear place in her affections. Coupons and advertisements for sales at department stores were among the things that Marian meticulously organized and maintained throughout the years. Marian’s love and devotion for her family came before all else in her life.