Marie York Wendt

Marie York Wendt

Marie York Wendt
October 21, 1931 – December 7, 2023

Wendell – Marie York Wendt, 92, departed this life after a long and prosperous journey at SECU Hospice House of Smithfield. She was born in Unionville, Michigan to the late George and Mary Stinger York. She worked at Wake Med North Carolina for many years, from which she later retired. In her leisure time, Marie loved the time she could spend gardening and even line dancing. Her personality and smile could always lighten a room. In all the hearts of her family and friends, a special place she will always hold. Along with her parents, she was preceded in death by six siblings.

She is survived by her children, Dennis Wendt, Edith Miner (John), Rick Wendt (Denise), Donna Bilinksi (Ray), Mark Wendt, Michele Wendt and Kevin Wendt (Jen); her brother, Tom York (Kathy); 7 beautiful grandchildren and 11 amazing great grandchildren.

In lieu of flowers, donations are requested to be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital.

Visitation will be on Sunday, December 10, 2023 at Strickland Funeral Home & Crematory from 5:00pm to 6:30pm. Funeral service will be held in the Strickland Funeral & Crematory Chapel, Wendell NC on Monday, December 11, 2023 at 2:00pm. Burial to follow at Gethsemane Memorial Gardens, located at 809 W Gannon Ave., Zebulon NC.

Arrangements are with Strickland Funeral Home & Crematory, 211 W. Third St., Wendell.

1 Comment

  • Ginger Hicks Posted December 8, 2023 3:38 pm

    I will miss my friend and neighbor of 23 years. I will miss our front porch talks about the neighborhood happenings. I will miss her humor. I will just simply miss her! Keep dancing in paradise until we meet again Ms. Marie. We love you so much. Sending prayers of peace to her entire family.

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