Marian E. Paden, 86, of Grand Valley, peacefully went home to be with the Lord on Saturday, February 11, 2012, at her home surrounded by her family.
Mrs. Paden was born on January 26, 1926, at Titusville, Pa., a daughter of the late Burton and Blanche Wright Seeley.
She was married to Cyril Arthur Paden on May 6, 1961, at Centerville, Pa. He preceded her in death on July 22, 2000. She was previously married to Truman Bingman.
Mrs. Paden had attended the former Enterprise School.
She was a member of the Newton Dinner Club and a volunteer for the American Cancer Society. She enjoyed spending time with her family whether it was a family reunion or one of the many day trips together. She also enjoyed playing bingo and cards, and watching RFD TV.
In addition to her parents and husband, Marian was preceded in death by a son, William Bingman; a granddaughter, Holly Fenstermaker; a grandson, Ray Lee Bingman; a great-granddaughter, Amanda Thompson; five sisters, Daisey Jones, Nina Mitchell, Phyllis Keyes, Thelma Postalewait and Stella Millard; and a brother, Harold Seeley.
Mrs. Paden is survived by her children, Janet Moronski and her husband, Richard, of Grand Valley, Betsy Paden of Grand Valley, Tammy Sherwood and her husband, Thomas, of Spartansburg, Cyril A. Paden Jr. and his wife, Sarah, of Grand Valley, Truman “Bub” Bingman and his wife, Kathy, of Titusville, Maxine Hetrick and her husband, David, of Corry, and Sharon Thompson and her husband, Donald, of Pleasantville; 19 grandchildren; 29 great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandson; her brothers and sisters, Margaret Wakefield, of Titusville, Burton Seeley Jr. of California, Jack Seeley of Grand Valley, Robert Seeley and his wife, Rita, of Pleasantville, Richard Seeley and his wife, Kay, of Titusville, Ann Cartney of Titusville, Charlotte Gustafson of Titusville, Alta Webber and her husband, Robert, of Meadville, Virginia Hubert and her husband, Martin, of Centerville, Donald Seeley and his wife, Peg, of South Carolina, Marilyn Seeley of Erie, Shirley Beers and her husband, Steven, of Titusville, Gloria Grow and her husband, Harry, of Erie, Herbert Seeley of Cooperstown, and Alice Jones and her husband, Richard, of Titusville; a brother-in-law, Fred Jones of Titusville; and numerous nieces and nephews.
Friends may call Tuesday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. at the Gordon B. Garrett Funeral Home, 303 N. Washington St., Titusville. Further visitation will be held at the funeral home on Wednesday from 10 to 11 a.m., at which time the funeral service will be conducted, with the Rev. Ralph Culp, pastor of the Grand Valley United Methodist Church, officiating.
Interment will be in Sanford Cemetery.
The family asks that memorials be made to the Grand Valley Volunteer Fire Department; or to Hospice of Crawford County, 310 N. Monroe St., Titusville, PA 16354.
If you would like to leave a condolence for the family, go to garrettfuneralhomeinc.com.