Eileen Marilyn Cain, 78, Dies

Eileen Marilyn Cain, 78, Dies


Eileen Marilyn Cain

Eileen Marilyn Cain, 78, of Mineral, Va., passed away peacefully, surrounded by her family on Feb. 5, 2012 after a four year illness. She was the daughter of Carl Dode Rex and Ethel Maybelle Flanigan and is survived by her children: Russell Paul Cain of Columbia, Md.; Thomas Carl Cain and his wife, Allyson, of Fairfax; Linda Marie Cain and her close friend, Kevin Engel, of South Riding, Va.; and Eileen Joanne Staron and her husband, Dan, of Fairfax; 11 grandchildren; and her brother, Carl Dode Rex of Tucson, Ariz. Marilyn was born in Hammond, Ind., and received a BS in Education from Northern Illinois University. She taught at Thornton Fractional until she married her husband of 29 years, Robert Leo Cain; who predeceased her in 1987. During her life, Mrs. Cain lived in England and Turkey. She enjoyed travel, family, reading, dining out, and family crab feasts. She was a wonderful, loving soul and will be sorely missed by all.

A memorial service was held at Church of the Nativity in Burke on Tuesday, Feb. 28.

As an expression of sympathy, memorial contributions may be sent to the American Kidney Association.