Marlene L. Herbert, of Hornell

HORNELL-Marlene L. Herbert, 67, of 38 Davenport St., Hornell, passed away peacefully late Monday evening (March 8, 2021) at her home, surrounded by her loved ones, following a lifelong illness.

Born in Hornell on October 19, 1953, she was the daughter of Raymond & Vera (Gardner) Stephens.

Marlene grew up in Hornell and attended Hornell High School. Family was everything to Marlene. Her door was always open and her home was filled with laughter and the best home cooked meals.

Marlene was preceded in death by her infant son, Leon Law; and her brother, Rodney Stephens.

She was married on September 2, 2001 to Ralph Herbert who survives. Also surviving are 3 daughters, Audrea Sirianni of Olean, NY, Leona (Rachel Hadsell) Law of Hornell and Krystal Herbert of Hornell; 1 son, Joey (Kaytie Hartman) Herbert of Hornell; her brother, Ron Stephens of West Sparta, NY; 2 sisters, Linda (David) Dibble of Arkport and Diane Stephens of Hornell; 7 grandchildren, Keirstan Saltsman, Chase Sirianni, Joseph Sirianni, Renaye Sirianni, Chloe Hartman, Zoey Hartman and Brayden Vaughn; several nieces & nephews.

At Marlene’s request there will be no calling hours. Private services will be held at the convenience of the family with a “Celebration of Life” to be held at a later date.

Funeral arrangements are in care of the Dagon Funeral Home, 38 Church St., Hornell, NY.

Marlene’s family request that in lieu of flowers, memorial contributions in her name be made to the Hornell AMVETS Riders Cancer Benefit for the Herberts, C/O Broadway Mall, Hornell, NY 14843.

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