Cover photo for Marilyn DeCesare's Obituary
Marilyn DeCesare Profile Photo
1930 Marilyn 2023

Marilyn DeCesare

March 24, 1930 — April 25, 2023


Marilyn DeCesare of Niles passed away on Tuesday, April 25, 2023, at 7:40 a.m. in Aventura Humility House.  She was 93.

Marilyn was born in Warren on March 24, 1930, the daughter of the late Ernest and Florence Cassedy Grace.

Mrs. DeCesare was a 1948 graduate of Warren G, Harding High School. Following high school, she furthered her education at Youngstown State University earning her bachelor’s degree in education specializing in Reading.

Marilyn was a teacher with the Niles McKinley School System for 30 years. She taught Home Economics until they ended the program and then began teaching reading until her retirement in 2000.

Marilyn was of Methodist Faith and was very active at the First United Methodist Church in Niles. She was also a volunteer for over 20 years at Shepherd of the Valley. In her spare time, she enjoyed doing embroidery, sewing, and making beautiful quilts.

She is survived by 3 sons, David J. (Janet) of Mineral Ridge, William J. (Svetlana) of Lordstown, and Paul M. (Dianne) of Mineral Ridge; 8 grandchildren; and 11 great grandchildren.

In addition to her parents, Marilyn was preceded in death by her husband, John DeCesare, whom she married March 21, 1953; and a son, Mark J. DeCesare.

Friends and family may view the obituary and send condolences by visiting

A service will take place at 10:00 a.m. on Friday, April 28, 2023, in the chapel at Crown Hill Burial Park 3966 Warren - Sharon Rd, Vienna, OH 44473.

Arrangements are entrusted to the Wm Nicholas Funeral Home & Cremation Services 614 Warren Ave. Niles, OH 44446.

To order memorial trees or send flowers to the family in memory of Marilyn DeCesare, please visit our flower store.

Service Schedule

Past Services

Funeral Service

Friday, April 28, 2023

Starts at 10:00 am (Eastern time)

Enter your phone number above to have directions sent via text. Standard text messaging rates apply.


Visits: 23

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the
Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.

Service map data © OpenStreetMap contributors

Send Flowers

Send Flowers

Plant A Tree

Plant A Tree