SALAMANCA - Marsha Biscup, 72, of State Park Avenue, Salamanca, died Sunday (Feb. 2, 2014), at Absolut Care of Salamanca following a long illness.
Born on Aug. 9, 1941, in Salamanca, she was a daughter of the late Harold and Elaine Higbee Armstrong. She was married May 21, 1960, at St. Patrick's Church to Mr. David J. Biscup, who survives.
She assisted her husband David with the operations of True Value Hardware in Salamanca and Ellicottville and formerly worked at the Seneca Theatre and NY Telephone Co.
She was a member of Our Lady of Peace Parish, Holy Cross Athletic Club, Veterans of Foreign Wars Ladies' Auxiliary, American Legion Ladies' Auxiliary and AARP Chapter 8444. She was a former member of S.C.O.U.T. Inc.
She was an avid reader and collector of dolls.
Surviving besides her husband are two sons, David "D.J." Biscup Jr., Jonathan Biscup, both of Salamanca; a daughter, Carrie (Ralph) Kowsky of Lockport; a brother, H. William (Peggy) Armstrong of West Glacier, Mont.; a sister, Marlene (Dale) Hutchison of Waxhaw, N.C.; and several nieces and nephews.
Memorial visitation will be held Saturday (Feb. 15, 2014) at O'Rourke & O'Rourke Funeral Home, 25 River St., Salamanca, from 10 to 11 a.m., at which time a memorial service will be held with Deacon Mike Anderson of Our Lady of Peace, officiating. Interment will be in Calvary Cemetery Mausoleum.
In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorials to the
or the Salamanca Senior Center. E-condolences may be sent to email@example.com or posted to facebook.com/onofh.
Published in The Olean Times Herald on Feb. 4, 2014
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