Marilyn (Ish) Jonathan, passed away surrounded by family on March 25, 2021. She was born in Batavia, N.Y., on May 20, 1952, to the late Kervin and Evelyn (Ground) Jonathan.
Marilyn was a proud member of the Wolf clan and worked for many years at Smoke Rings. She was very crafty and especially enjoyed quilting, sewing, and beadwork. Ish was a member of the Bills Mafia and enjoyed rooting for her favorite player, Cole Beasley. She was also an avid Bingo player and was known as the Bingo Babe.
She is survived by her loving companion of over 30 years, Albert Abrams; two daughters, Addy Jonathan and Potsie Edmister and a stepdaughter, Joweon Abrams; her beloved brothers and sisters, Maureen (Chester) Logan, Brenda Jonathan, Leon Jonathan, Deanna Jonathan, Don Jonathan, Darwin (Monica Webster) Jonathan, Kenneth (Nadine) Jonathan, Leland (Larue) Jonathan, Mahlon (Kim) Jonathan, Jacklyn (Late Bryan) Printup; cherished grandchildren, Tyler Poodry, Lesley Poodry, Lucas Poodry, Rachel Poodry, Emmit Poodry, Daevyn Abrams, and Gabriel Bilicki all survive her. She is also survived by many nieces and nephews, A brother, Kelvin (Goon) Jonathan, predeceased her.
Family will be present at 274 Council House Road until the time of a service at 1 p.m. on Sunday, March 28, 2021, with a Long House Service at 2 p.m. Burial to follow at the Jonathan Family Plot. Arrangements by Ross Funeral Home of Akron LLC. To share memories and condolences with Marilyn’s family, please visit rossakron.com.