Marilyn "Mary" Marti Pesante

Mount Pleasant

Marilyn "Mary" Marti Pesante, 55, of Mt. Pleasant, formerly of Puerto Rico, passed away on Thursday, November 26, 2020, at Pearl Valley Nursing and Rehabilitation of Muscatine.
Marilyn was born on July 11, 1965, in Aguadilla, Puerto Rico, the daughter of Juan & Patria (Pesante) Marti. She lived most of her life in Puerto Rico until moving to Mt. Pleasant in 2019. She was a member of the Jehova Es Mi Guerrero Church in Mt. Pleasant. She enjoyed spending time with her church family and shopping.
Marilyn is survived by her children, Marilane Valentin and Marlin Valentin; her grandchildren, Lia Rosado, Emma Rosado, Joshmary Rosado and Dereck Garcia; her mother, Patria Marti; her sister, Evelin Marti; and her dear friend, Isabela Sanchez.
She was preceded in death by her father and her brother, Emmanuel Valentin.
Friends may call from 10:00 a.m. until 6:00 p.m. on Tuesday, December 1, 2020, at the Murphy Funeral Home of Mt. Pleasant. Funeral Service will be held at 1:00 p.m. at the Murphy Funeral Home on Tuesday, with Pastor Eleuterrio Barahona officiating. Burial will be held in Puerto Rico. A memorial has been established in her memory.
Those attending are required to wear a mask and social distance.
Murphy Funeral Home of Mt. Pleasant is caring for her arrangements.
Online condolences may be sent to the family at

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