Marilyn J. Bohman

Gilbert Funeral Home and Crematory

Obituaries | The Tube City Almanac | April 16, 2024

Marilyn J. Bohman, 90, of North Huntingdon, passed away Monday, April 15, 2024, at home surrounded by her children. She was born December 24, 1933 in McKeesport, and was the daughter of the late George W. Sr. and Marie V. (Peterson) Nelson. She was raised in Port Vue and graduated from McKeesport High School in 1951. She attended and was a member of the Choir at Augustana College where she met her future husband of 57 years, the late Wenzel L. Bohman on the student bus to a college football game. They were married on September 12, 1953 at the former Tabor Lutheran Church in McKeesport, he passed away on September 24, 2010. She was employed for over 20 years in the office of the Lutheran Service society of Western Pennsylvania. She was a member of Faith Lutheran Church, White Oak, where she served as choir director for over 40 years. Also a member of the Worship and Music Committee serving as chair. She was also head of the Altar Guild and a long time member of the Women of the ELCA's Ruth Circle at Faith. A long time volunteer and board member of the McKeesport Meals on Wheels and a former President and member of the Markvue Manor Women's Club. She enjoyed her regular get together's with longtime neighbors and friends at Panera.

She is survived by her children, Loran Bohman of Youngwood, Kirsten (Gil) Shaffer of Scottdale, and Lars (Christine) Bohman of North Huntingdon; grandchildren, Grant (Abbey) Shaffer, Korin (Dan) Esposito, Garret Bohman, and Kelsey Bohman; great-grandchildren, Evelyn, Beau, Hayes, and Faye Shaffer; great-grandson, Esposito on the way; brother George W. (Shirley) Nelson; sister-in-law, Zada (Joe) Giron; nieces and nephews. In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by her infant sons, Lance and Joel. Friends are welcome Friday, April 19, 2024 from 2-4pm and 6-8pm at the Gilbert Funeral Home and Crematory, Inc. 1638 Lincoln Way, White Oak. (412) 672-6322 Troy J. Gilbert, director. Services will take place Saturday, April 20, 2024 at 11am at Faith Lutheran Church, White Oak, the Rev. Michael E. Ryan, officiating. Everyone please meet at the church. Inurnment will take place at a later date in the church Columbarium. In lieu of flowers, the family asks donations be made to Faith Evangelical Lutheran Church Worship and Music Endowment Fund, 1656 Lincoln Way, McKeesport, PA 15131 or McKeesport Meals on Wheels, 1406 Cornell St, McKeesport, PA 15132. The family would like to thank the Amedysis Hospice nurses for their care. Condolences may be made at

Originally published April 16, 2024.

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