Marilyn J. Larolo, 84, of Hamden, passed away on April 28, 2018 at Griffin Hospital. She was the beloved wife of the late Raymond Larolo. Marilyn was born on January 5, 1934 in Melrose, MA, daughter of the late Melvin and Evelyn Brett Burt. She worked for many years as a stewardess for Eastern Airlines, was a longtime member of Christ Lutheran Church, Hamden and was also a member of the Elks Lodge #2224. She loved knitting and donating scarves through the Elks club. Marilyn enjoyed playing bingo in Hamden and North Haven and liked trips to the casino. A loving mother, grandmother, and sister, Marilyn is survived by her daughters, Christie Asmussen of Milford and Sherrie Matusz and her husband David of Scarsdale, NY; and grandchildren, Cameron and Ava Asmussen and DJ, Haley, Skylar, and Braden Matusz. She is also survived by her siblings Melvin Burt Jr. and his wife Irene of MA and Marjorie Granger and her husband Ted of FL; loving cousin Marion Gudatis; and several nieces and nephews. Relatives and friends are invited to Marilyn's funeral service on Friday, May 4, 2018 at 11:00AM at Beecher & Bennett Funeral Home, 2300 Whitney Ave., Hamden. Visitation will take place from 9:00AM until the time of the service. Burial will follow in Centerville Cemetery. Contributions in Marilyn's memory may be sent to CT Hospice, 100 Double Beach Rd., Branford, CT 06405.

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  1. Thank you, Jeanne. She loved her friends with a big heart. Her tap days were some of her favorite days.

  2. To Marilyn’s family – I am very sorry for your loss. Marilyn was a lovely person, always kind and sincere. She will be missed by many . I have lots of fond memories of our tap dancing days together and her husband Ray when he would come to watch our performances. Wonderful people.

  3. To Marilyn’s loving family, our thoughts and prayers are with you all during this difficult time. Marilyn was a dear close friend for so many years, I will miss our dinners together very much. In years past John and I always enjoyed .double dating. with Ray and Marilyn and even before that, our children were raised together. She was an excellent Mom and Grandmother, all those who knew her will miss her more than words can say. God speed Marilyn! Love Nannette and Avery Paul

  4. Christie and Sherrie, I was saddened to hear about your Mom’s passing. .Mal. was a very sweet lady. Best wishes to both of you and your families at this difficult time.

  5. Was sorry to hear about your Mom’s passing. She was a good Elk member attending dinners and knitting scarves at Christmas to give away. She would comment on how happy Ray would be to see how well Bocce is doing. It started way back in 2002 and is still going strong. If not for his perseverance and strong will, it would not have gotten up and running as well as it is. Again , may i offer sincere sympathy to the Larolo family.
    Eileen Tozzo

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