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Molly I. (Hedlund) Marple, age 86, of Painesville, passed away January 23, 2018 at Salida Woods Assisted Living in Mentor. She was born August 19, 1931 in Cleveland, OH.

Mrs. Marple had worked as a RN for the former Lake East Hospital in Painesville and also as a home healthcare nurse. She was a 1949 graduate of Thomas W. Harvey High School, attended Ohio Wesleyan University, was a member of Zeta Tau Alpha sorority and graduated from the Cleveland City Hospital of Nursing. She had been a longtime member of Painesville United Methodist Church.

Survivors include her daughter Carol Marple DeLucia; son Kenneth (Debra) Marple; grandchildren Erica (James) Ebert, Matthew Marple, Raven DeLucia and Nick Marple; great granddaughter Aubrey Ebert and, sister, Shirley (Bill) Jones of Port Richey, FL. She was preceded in death by her husband William "Dave" who she married on August 18, 1956 and her parents Gerald and Florence Hedlund.

A memorial service will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday February 3, 2018 at Painesville United Methodist Church, 71 North Park Pl, Painesville, OH, 44077.

Inurnment will be held at a later date in Evergreen Cemetery, Painesville.

Contributions may be made to Hospice of the Western Reserve, 17876 St. Clair Ave., Cleveland, OH 44110, or online at

Arrangements entrusted to Brunner Sanden Deitrick Funeral Home & Cremation Center, Mentor, OH. Send flowers and offer condolences at