Marvin Laney

Marvin Leverne Laney, 81, of Dennison, died Friday, March 2, 2018, in Oak Pointe Nursing and Rehabilitation Center at Baltic.

Born in Hamler, Ohio, on January 22, 1937, Marvin was a son of the late Marvin J.C. and Edith J. (Little) Laney.

He is survived by his wife, Betty “Midge” (Grabits) Laney, whom he married on December 16, 1967; his children, Marvin F. Laney, Francis “Gene” Shuman, both of Carrollton and Rose (Ron) Haney of Stonecreek; his siblings, Larry (Daryl) Laney of Florida, Greg (Sharon) Laney of Massillon, Sherman Laney of Bergholz, Rochelle (Dave) Bozoti of Florida and Sue (Bing) Toy of Nevada. Completing the family are seven grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews.

In addition to his parents, Marvin was preceded in death by an infant son, Jeff; and a daughter-in-law, Barbara Laney.

The family will greet guests on Wednesday, March 7, 2018, from 5-7 p.m. and again one hour prior to services on Thursday from 9:30-10:30 a.m. in the Linn-Hert-Geib Funeral Home & Crematory in New Philadelphia, where a service celebrating Marvin’s life will begin at 10:30 a.m. Burial, with military honors, will follow in Ridgecrest Memory Gardens at Dover.

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