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345 Main Street
Brookville, PA 15825
Phone: 814-849-7375

Marilyn "Sis" Jean Corbett

Sunday, February 16th, 1936 - Thursday, March 26th, 2020
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Marilyn “Sis” Jean Corbett, age 84, of Brookville PA, passed away peacefully on Thursday, March 26, 2020, as a resident of Penn Highlands Jefferson Manor in Brookville, PA. She was born on February 16, 1936, to the late George Herman and Margaret R. (Scott) Edeburn in Brookville. Sis graduated from the Brookville High School with the class of 1954 and then continued her education at the DuBois Business College. On November 11, 1956, in Laon, France, she married Donald Lee Corbett; Don preceded her in passing on November 16, 2011. Sis worked as a dispatcher for Mobile Home Transporting with three different companies; National Trailer Convey, Transit Homes, and Morgan Homes. She and Don started building Corbett’s Mobile Home Court in Brookville PA, shortly after this project started, Sis came back to Brookville and began working as a Fuel Cashier at Truck Stops of America. They also owned and operated the Come All Seasons Restaurant in Brookville. Sis also worked for the Jefferson County Jail as a corrections officer, finally retiring in 1999. She was a member of the Holy Trinity Episcopal Church in Brookville as well as the Fraternal Order of Eagles, #983 in Brookville. Sis loved spending time with her family, especially visiting their family camp at Rabbit Lake Lodge in Sigel PA. She and Don would take their family on yearly vacations, helping to create those memories that they all hold so dear. Sis and Don enjoyed spending time together at their home in Florida as well as their place in Treasure Lake. She was known to live life to the fullest while having many talents and abilities. She won the triple trophy award for hunting in 1969, she was the first woman to receive this award. She drove racecars, piloted planes, operated Ham Radio, and they would travel the country together watching NASCAR. Sis was an amazing, strong, and loving person who will be missed. She is survived by two daughters, Sherrie (Philip) Setzer of Madison Twp., PA; Cathy Gray of Brookville, PA; three granddaughters; Kelly Ann (Lee) Powell of Madison Twp., PA; April Marie (Sean) Weidow of Brookville PA; Lisa Dawn (Jimmy) Kessler of Corsica PA; three great grandchildren; Carter Kessler, Ava Kessler, Hunter Powell; and her son in law Randy Gray. In addition to her husband and parents, Sis is preceded by one brother: Robert “Bob” Edeburn. A private family viewing will take place followed by a private service which will be broadcast as a live stream from the McKinney – d’Argy Funeral Home, ltd, 345 Main St., Brookville PA, 15825. The broad cast will start on Monday, March 30, 2020, at 10:45am. The service will be officiated by Pastor Jim Fillhart. Those who would like to receive a memorial folder/prayer card are invited to call the funeral home at 814-849-7375, leaving their name and address with the answering service. Memorial contributions may be made in her name by visiting, an organization dedicated to pulmonary research. Online condolences and other information may be found by visiting
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    Monday, March 30th, 2020 | 10:45am
    Monday, March 30th, 2020 10:45am
    Rev. Jim Fillhart
  • Interment

    Brookville Cemetery
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christiana fetter

Posted at 10:16am
My dear go and run free with the angels. Dance around the golden clouds. Our Lord has chosen you to be with him and I feel so very proud. Although...he has taken you from us and our pain a lifetime will last. Your memories will never escape me but make me glad for the time we had. Your face will always be hidden...deep within my heart. Each precious moment you gave me will never ever depart. So go and run free with the angels as they sing so tenderly. But mom, please be sure to tell them to take good care of you for me. so as always, no goodbyes, just see you soon.

Lee Powell

Posted at 09:57am
The very 1st 30 seconds I knew Sis (not meant to be explained here) was one of the most memorable moments of my life.

Phyllis Kraus

Posted at 07:13am
Deepest sympathy, Tom & Phyllis Kraus SSV

Cheryl Spitzer

Posted at 12:54pm
Dear Family & Friends of Sis,
My heart is breaking for you and with you.
As I visited Jefferson Manor almost every day
for the past year I looked forward to visiting with this
vivacious lady. Sis sparkled with joy when speaking of her beloved
family. Sis entertained with stories of her incredible
experiences, achievements & spirited descriptions of daily life.
Sis will be deeply missed. Please accept our heartfelt
sympathy. With prayers, Cheryl (& Alyce) Spitzer.

Karen K Heckman

Posted at 11:31am
Marilyn was my cousin. She was always the “life of the party”. Good memories

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