Marilyn Charak of Revere, formerly of Malden and Chelsea, passed away on October 9, 2016.
Beloved wife of the late Frank Charak, to whom she was married one month shy of 69 years. Devoted mother of Gail Volk and her husband Douglas of Maine and Kenneth Charak and his wife Adrienne of Ohio. Loving daughter of the late Frank Saltzman and Lillian (Cohen) Saltzman. Dear sister of Leonard Saltzman and the late Melvin Saltzman and late Arnold Saltzman. Loving and cherished grandmother of Danielle and Adam Illfelder of Penn., Jonathan Volk and Alan Le of Calif., Rachel and Elliot Carlson of Minn., and Jessica Charak of Nev. Loving great-grandmother of Ilana, Isabelle, Benjamin Illfelder, Ana Jane Carlson and Martin Charak Carlson, and twins Maddox Khoi Le-Volk and Frankie Mai Le-Volk.
Marilyn was a Life Member of Chelsea Jewish Nursing Home, Revere Chapter of Hadassah and Hebrew Rehab Center for the Aged. Former member of Temple B’Nai Israel of Beachmont. Marilyn was retired from the Park Services of Mass.
Funeral services at the Torf Funeral Chapel, 151 Washington Ave., Chelsea, on Friday, October 14 at 11 a.m. Interment in Chevra Kadisha Cemetery, Everett. In lieu of flowers, contributions in Marilyn’s memory may be made to the Chelsea Jewish Foundation, 165 Captains Row, Chelsea, MA 02150; to the Jack Satter House, 420 Revere Beach Blvd., Revere, MA 02151; or to National Council of Jewish Women Southern Maine, c/o DeLois, 47 Waites Landing Rd., Falmouth, ME 04105. Visit www.torffuneralservice.com for guestbook and directions.