Martha A. Marsaglia, 79, of Taylorville, passed away at 6:45 p.m. on Sunday, March 18, 2018 at Meadow Manor Skilled Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, in Taylorville.

Martha was born November 19, 1938 in Taylorville, the daughter of Rev. B.K. and Mary Hawkins Beaty.  She married Frank Marsaglia November 22, 1962, at the Church of the Nazarene in Taylorville.

Martha graduated from Taylorville High School in 1956.  After high school, she worked for My Store, before serving as a custodian for the First United Methodist Church of Taylorville and the Taylorville Public Library for over 36 years.  Martha enjoyed cooking and entertaining, but most of all she enjoyed spending time with her grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents; son, Mark Marsaglia; brothers, Bob, Bryon, Lyle, and William Beaty; and sister, Marjorie “Peg” Beaty.

Martha is survived by her husband, Frank Marsaglia of Taylorville; son, Michael (wife, Kiley) Marsaglia of Chatham; grandchildren, Victoria (husband, Garrett) Wilson of Mexico, MO, Bryce Marsaglia of Taylorville, and Luke and Sophia Marsaglia of Chatham; 3 great grandchildren; and several nieces, nephews, and cousins.

A private family graveside ceremony will be held at Oak Hill Cemetery, with Pastor Becky Lembke officiating.

Shafer-Perfetti & Assalley Funeral Home, 202 W. Franklin St., Taylorville, IL 62568 has been entrusted with ceremonies.

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