Marlin Thomas Lively left this earth on April 15, 2013. He was predeceased by his wife of 55 years, Muriel Kathleen Lively and his daughter Susan Marie Lively.

Born in Steelton, PA on January 20, 1924, he was a son of the late Alexander Thomas and Maude Attics Lively.

Mr. Lively was a United States Army Veteran of World War II who served his country with honor and before his retirement was an inspector with Avco Lycoming.

He will be dearly missed by his family and friends.

Survivors include his loving children, Patricia Ann Osborn and her husband John, Robert Thomas (Bob) Lively and his wife Carol, and Marlin James (Jim) Lively and his wife Jayna, his cherished grandchildren, Paul Nott, Jacqueline Balgo, Jennifer A. Lively, Robert J. Lively and Brad T. Lively, Ryan Monaco and Mark Monaco. He is also survived by 5 great grandchildren, Karissa, Sydney, Sarah, Morgan and Evan, one great great granddaughter, Madisyn and several nieces and nephews.

Services were held Thursday, April 18, 2013 at 10:30 a.m. in the Abriola Parkview Funeral Home, 419 White Plains Road, Trumbull. Interment with full military honors followed in Gate of Heaven Cemetery, Trumbull.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Healthcare Facility at The CT Dept. of Veterans Affairs, 287 West Street, Rocky Hill, CT. 06067.

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