Marsha Mae (Kelly) Wilkinson,76, of Saltsburg, formerly of McKeesport, Blairsville, and Ligonier, passed away peacefully Sunday, January 26th, 2020 while under care at UPMC Mercy Hospital. Marsha was born October 8th, 1943 in Greensburg. She was the oldest of three children of the late Maybelle (Curry) Kelly and Walter B. Kelly. Marsha worked retail during her children’s school years. She then put herself through night school becoming one of the first female computer programmers in the area and earning a job at Western Psychiatric Hospital. Her passions were music, attending her children’s sports events, and her pets. She sang and played guitar in a band. As an animal lover she fostered and rescued over a hundred loveable pets. Marsha was preceded in death by her parents, Walter and Maybelle Kelly, and her former husband, Robert L. Wilkinson. She is survived by her partner of 36 years, Linda Bingman. Additionally, she is survived by her three children, Robert and Mary (Najjar) Wilkinson, Beth (Wilkinson) Johnson, Scott and Diane (Reiner) Wilkinson; two siblings, Janis (Kelly) Shearer and her husband Tom, Tom and Phyllis (Hansen) Kelly; and four grandchildren, Ryan Wilkinson, Nicholas Wilkinson, Matthew Wilkinson, and Emily Wilkinson. Friends will be received from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 PM Wednesday at the LEO M. BACHA FUNERAL HOME, INC., 516 Stanton Street, Greensburg. A funeral service will begin at 11 AM Thursday in the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, please make donations in Marsha’s name to Animal Friends of Westmoreland, 2016 Depot St., Youngwood, PA 15697, or the Humane Society of Westmoreland County, P.O. Box 1552, Greensburg, PA 15601. www.bachafh.com
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