Marian Klatt Markovich McIlvin, of Cheshire, passed away peacefully at home on Wednesday, Nov. 3, 2021, just hours before her 103rd birthday, which she had celebrated on Saturday surrounded by family. Born in Plainville to Viola Ruth (Wahlig) and Charles Klatt, she was predeceased by husbands William Markovich and Robert McIlvin; siblings Charles Klatt, Jr., Elizabeth Klatt, and Ruth Patt Olson; and sons Nicholas and Peter Markovich. She is survived by daughters Marilyn Markovich Shesko and Elizabeth Markovich DiMaio (Alfred); grandchildren Nina DiMaio Leon (Sergio), Benjamin DiMaio (Tara), and Elizabeth Shesko (Adam Wallace); great-grandchildren Ewing, Dominic, Jayden, Rebecca, and Grant; and many nieces and nephews. Marian taught for over 35 years in the Farmington district and served as president of its Teacher’s Association. She traveled the world and shared her adventures with others through professional slide shows.
Calling hours at Scott Funeral Home in Terryville will start at 9:30 a.m. on Monday, Nov. 8, with a funeral service at 10:30 a.m. If you plan to attend, please wear a mask. Burial will follow at Sts. Cyril & Methodius Orthodox Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations can be made in Marian’s memory to Connecticut Audubon Society or Central Connecticut State University Class of 1940 Scholarship Fund. www.scottfuneralhomeinc.com