October 5, 1923 ~ January 31, 2013
Greece/Virginia: Thursday January 31, 2013. Predeceased by her husband, Robert K. Lohwater; her daughter, Patricia Ann Lohwater Doser. Survived by 3 children, Michael A. (Nancy) Lohwater of Rochester, NY, Ann Lohwater Niermeyer of Richmond, VA and Robert L. (Dianne) Lohwater of Rochester, NY. Marilyn will be remembered fondly by her many grandchildren, Tiffany, Justin, Tara, Jacob, Jason, Trisha, Mary, Theresa, Matthew and Meaghan. Marilyn was born on October 5, 1923 in Rochester, NY to Lawrence Tarnow and Esther Hahn Tarnow. She attended Charlotte High School and the University of Rochester where she met her husband, Robert Kenneth Lohwater. Marilyn had been a member of the Rochester Chapter of the American Association of University Women (AAUW) and had held several leadership positions at the Girl Scouts of Western New York Council. She attended Mass daily and loved to play contract bridge and was an avid reader. Friends are invited to attend her Funeral Mass, Saturday February 9, 2013 at 10:30 at St. Charles Borromeo Church, 3003 Dewey Avenue, Rochester, NY 14616. (No prior calling hours). Interment will follow at Holy Sepulchre Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, the family requests any donations to be sent to the charity of your choice.