Swann, Marjorie "Margie"
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Marjorie "Margie" Swann, 81, of Nyack, New York, went on to eternal rest with her family by her bedside on Monday, December 10, 2012 after a lengthy illness. Marjorie was born to the late Chester Swann and Bertha Swann Dickerson on October 19, 1931 in Haverstraw, New York. She was a graduate of Tappan Zee High School in Piermont, New York, and a retiree of Lederle Laboratories in Pearl River.
Marjorie is survived by her 3 loving children, Denise (Robert) Anderson of Cheyenne, Wyoming, Jeffrey (Jill) Gathers of Highland Falls, New York and Craig Gathers of Spring Valley, New York. She is also survived by her brother, Everett Swann, Sr. of South Nyack, her sisters-in-law, Mary Swann of Sparkill, New York, Lottie Swann of Sarasota, Florida; 8 grandchildren; 7 great-grandchildren, a host of nieces, nephews and friends. She is predeceased by her daughter Sheryl Gathers; 4 sisters and 9 brothers.
The wake will be held on Sunday, December 16, 2012 from 7:00 to 9:00 pm. at the St. Charles A.M.E. Zion Church, 432 Valentine Avenue, Sparkill, New York. There will also be a wake on Monday, December 17, 2012 from 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. at the church. A homegoing service will take place at 11 AM. Interment will follow at Rockland Cemetery, Sparkill, New York.
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the St. Charles A.M.E. Zion Church, POB 384, Sparkill, New York, or United Hospice of Rockland, 11 Stokum Lane, New City, New York 10956.
Hannemann Funeral Home, Inc.
88 South Broadway
Published in the The Journal News on Dec. 13, 2012