Marilyn Eastman passes on

By Obiajulu Chiagoziem

Night of the living Dead actress,Marilyn Eastman has died at 87.

Confirming the news of her passing, her son, John wrote on his Facebook page:

“Marilyn was a stage, television and radio performer as well as a writer and producer. More importantly, she was a hard-working single mother who raised my brother and I on her own.
“I cannot overstate how much she enjoyed the affection and attention shown to her by countless NOLD fans, and up until several weeks ago [she] was planning personal appearances.”

Fans have been sending in their heartfelt condolences to the family for the loss. One wrote : “I’ll never forget the impact her death scene in NIGHT OF THE LIVING DEAD had on me as a kid. RIP Marilyn Eastman.”
While another penned: “Saying goodbye to an Icon today. You will be missed Marilyn Eastman aka Mrs. Cooper.”

Our condolences to her family.

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