Marion Elizabeth Vliet, age 93

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Born: 12/23/1922
Died: 10/26/2016
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Marion Elizabeth Vliet
Marion Elizabeth Vliet, age 93 passed away on Wednesday October 26, 2016 at the Hunterdon Care Center, Flemington, NJ.

She was born in Whitehouse, NJ on December 23, 1922 the daughter of the late William Yawger and Jeannette Wanetta (Horten) Pickell.

Marion was a farm wife all her life who enjoyed entertaining family and friends with home cooked meals.

Marion and her siblings were the 8thgeneration descendants of Balthazar Pickell, a founder pf the Zion Lutheran Church in Oldwick, NJ and whose name was memorialized in Pickell Park and Pickell Mountain in Whitehouse, NJ.

Marion is survived by her four siblings: Raymond Adam Pickell, Kenneth Hunter Pickell, Harold Hilton Pickell and Margaret May Pickell, two sons: Kenneth Calvin Vliet and Jack Dumont Vliet, eight grandchildren: Janet Marion Lubaszka, Dean Carl Vliet, Marie Van Ande, Garret Winfield Vliet, Adrian Warren Van Vliet, Dawn Louise Sroka, Jason Lloyd Van Vliet, Eric Jack Vliet , fourteen great grandchildren and nieces and nephews and their families.

In addition to her parents Marion was predeceased by her husband Lloyd Kenneth Vliet in 2008, her son Lloyd Van Vliet in 1993, five siblings: William Yawger Pickell Jr., Jeanette Marilda Allen, Lester John Pickell, Warren Delano Pickell and Dennis Larry Pickell.

A funeral Service will be held on October 31, 2016 at 11:30AM in the Coughlin Funeral Home 15 Academy Street, Califon, NJ 07830 followed by burial in the New Germantown Cemetery in Oldwick, NJ. Visitation will be on October 31, 2016 from 9:30 until 11:30AM.

Memorial Contributions may be made to the Zion Lutheran Church, PO Box 41 Oldwick, NJ 08858