Marilyn (Bonnie) Hillengass, 76, of Columbus Ohio passed away at Riverside Methodist Hospital surrounded by family members on Sun July 10 after a short illness.
Born in Pittsburgh, PA on April 12, 1946, Marilyn embraced life to the fullest. She enjoyed traveling and experiencing new cultures all over the world. Her immense love for travel and new experiences led her to a career as a travel agent for AAA where she helped countless others make their dreams come true. Marilyn loved helping people and was especially giving to her friends and family, as well as her pets. A lifelong advocate for animals, Marilyn was dedicated to charitable causes focused on animal welfare.
Quick-witted, kind and always ready to enjoy a hearty laugh, she will be greatly missed by her loved ones.
She is survived by her sister Kathleen Yesnick, sister Peggy Eichenlaub, brother Mike Moore and brother Thomas Moore, as well as many nieces and nephews whom she loved dearly.