Marilyn L. Sprufera, age 88, died on Tuesday, April 10, 2018. Marilyn was born July 5, 1929 to John Henry Schaefer and Helen Alma (Goodman) Schaefer in Jamaica, New York. Marilyn is preceded in death by her parents and sister Florence Ochinero. Left to cherish her memory are her spouse John; children John T. Sprufera, Ellen M. Maguire, Jean A. Farrell, Michael J. Sprufera, Barbara J. Ruggles, Anthony V. Sprufera, Frank J. Sprufera; thirteen grandchildren; six great grandchildren; and many loving friends and family. The family will receive friends for visitation on Thursday, April 12, 2018 from 6:00 – 8:00 PM and Friday, April 13, 2018 from 6:00 – 8:00 PM at Brown’s Memorial Funeral Home, 707 North MacArthur Blvd., Irving, TX 75061. A Rosary will take place on Friday, April 13, 2018 at 7:00 PM at the funeral home. A funeral service will be held on Saturday, April 14, 2018 at 11:00 AM at St. Michael’s Catholic Church, 3713 East Harwood Road, Bedford, TX 76021.