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marilyn van allen

Post by vamsterdam » Wed Mar 31, 2021 3:25 pm

Marilyn Van Allen passed 2 days ago. she was in a memory care unit and was with her son John Tiernan, and her husband Leroy. memorial service will be tuesday, april 6 in sidney. i have many fond memories of marilyn. she was very sweet, a good cook, very hospitable, she was editor of collector's clearinghouse for Coin World for a number of years. I knew her as Marilyn tiernan then. My first discovery, a 1967 (fs-103) Kennedy half appeared in a collector's clearinghouse article in 1985. a very strong, and very strange doubled die. When visiting Leroy and Marilyn, i brought the original article and she remembered it.
I will have more information about the memorial service later, I am sorry for not sharing it sooner but i had 2 pcgs orders totalled 100 coins, that showed up and needed attention. i was up fairly late working on them last night.

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Re: marilyn van allen

Post by messydesk » Wed Mar 31, 2021 3:29 pm

Sad news, but thankful she's at peace now. Sympathies to Leroy.
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Re: marilyn van allen

Post by Longstrider » Wed Mar 31, 2021 3:32 pm

Sad news but I am glad to read she was with her son and husband, Leroy. R.I.P. Thank you.

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Re: marilyn van allen

Post by vampicker » Wed Mar 31, 2021 4:12 pm

That is sad news. She was a good person and a charming host every time I was able to visit Leroy
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Post by DHalladay » Wed Mar 31, 2021 4:20 pm

:cry: :cry: :cry:

I had the pleasure of having dinner with Leroy and Marilyn one evening. She was a dear, sweet lady.
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Re: marilyn van allen

Post by bob259 » Wed Mar 31, 2021 5:16 pm

Very Sad! Prayers go to Leroy for comfort and dealing with the loss of a loved one.

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Post by impairedsquirrel » Wed Mar 31, 2021 5:19 pm

Sorry to hear this, best wishes possible to LVM and their family.😟
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Re: marilyn van allen

Post by 78-sLongnock » Wed Mar 31, 2021 5:34 pm

May God bless you Marilyn,
JR and I met her while we were visiting LVA.
She stopped us mid research of the Vam 23A and served us a scrumptious lunch.
Rest In Peace

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Re: marilyn van allen

Post by HawkeEye » Wed Mar 31, 2021 6:17 pm

Certainly our thoughts and prayers go out to Leroy and the family.
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Re: marilyn van allen

Post by Vam-mysterio » Wed Mar 31, 2021 6:56 pm

Very sad to hear this
Prayers for Mr LVA and family
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Re: marilyn van allen

Post by Unc90o » Wed Mar 31, 2021 7:21 pm

Prayers to Leroy and family.

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Re: marilyn van allen

Post by VAMbushed » Wed Mar 31, 2021 7:27 pm

My thoughts and prayers are with Leroy and family!!

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Re: marilyn van allen

Post by Windycity » Wed Mar 31, 2021 8:25 pm

Sorry to hear this. Will keep Leroy and family in our prayers.

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Re: marilyn van allen

Post by RogerRock » Wed Mar 31, 2021 8:48 pm

Very sad news indeed ! My prayers go out to everyone in the family. :(
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Re: marilyn van allen

Post by LateDateMorganGuy » Wed Mar 31, 2021 8:53 pm

Condolences to all. I can't imagine what the family is going thru.

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Post by PacificWR » Wed Mar 31, 2021 10:36 pm

Sad news for sure I have spoken to LVA about Marilyn at least 6 times in the last year about dealing with a loved one with dementia. After dealing with it for the last 5 years with my mother in-law, it is a sad and painful time to see when a
loved one is deprived of their memory to the point they no longer recognize their own spouse or children . Below is my last letter from LVA when he talks about Marilyn. I did not know until then, that Marilyn had preceded 2 out of three of her children in death.

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Re: marilyn van allen

Post by vamnuke » Wed Mar 31, 2021 11:19 pm

Prayers.

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Re: marilyn van allen

Post by collectinsince65 » Wed Mar 31, 2021 11:44 pm

Prayers to Mr. Van Allen and his family

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Re: marilyn van allen

Post by crabscrape » Wed Mar 31, 2021 11:52 pm

Prayers & thoughts to Leroy family.

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Re: marilyn van allen

Post by ...kenny » Thu Apr 01, 2021 12:24 am

:cry: For Mr. Van Allen...kenny
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