Details for Selma Marlin

Selma Marlin, wife of Erwin Marlin (dec'd) peacefully pasted away on 6/22/20 in The Villages, FL. Selma was born in the Bronx, NY on 2/20/26, raised on a chicken farm in Toms River NJ. She graduated from Buffalo Teachers College and got her master's in education at Rutgers University. She taught in Bradly Beach, NJ, where she met Erwin while giving in to her sister's persistence to double date her boyfriend's twin brother! They were married for almost 60 years, raised their 4 children in Ocean, NJ until moving to The Villages, FL 20 years ago. She is survived by Howard (Jenny), Jamie Hoffer (Andrew), David (William), Richard (Hannako) and grandchildren, Sam (Kaitlyn), Hannah (Justin), Jessie, Nina, Mia and Luna, along with many cousins, nieces, nephews and friends. Our most sincere appreciation to Cornerstone Hospice for their loving care. In lieu of flowers donations can be made to Temple Shalom, 13563 CR 101, Oxford, FL 34484 or your charity of choice. Online condolences may be left at