Marlyn J. (Petri) Dempsey, \n81, of Butler PA passed away on Saturday, March 19, \n2022 at Sunnyview Nursing and Rehabilitation Center.\n\nBorn April 30, 1940 in Milwaukee, WI, she was the \ndaughter of the late John Wayne Petri and the late \nAngeline (Rupert) Petri.\n\nMarlyn married her high school sweetheart, the late \nRobert "Bob" Dempsey on October 17, 1958, and who \npassed away on June 24, 2013. She never stopped \nloving her hobbies for gardening and anything that \nhad to do with music; as she loved to sing and play \nthe piano. Above all else, Marlyn was a loving wife, \nmother, grandmother, aunt and friend.\n\nMarlyn is survived by her daughter, Dawn Lawrence, \nof AL, her sister, Phyllis Hineman, of AL, multiple \ngrandchildren, great grandchildren, nieces and \nnephews.\n\nIn addition to her parents and husband, she was \npreceeded in death by 2 daughters; Sharon Lopes and \nJoEllen Alberts and by her 2 brothers; Keith and \nWayne Petri.\n\nPer her wishes, Marlyn's family will be remembering \nher life privately. A memorial service to honor her \nlife will be celebrated at a later date at the \nconvenience of the family.\n\nArrangements have been entrusted to Thompson-Miller \nfuneral Home, Inc. 124 E. North St. Butler, PA \n16001.