Kelly, Marion Louise Snow
Marion Louise Snow Kelly, 99, of Sarasota FL, formerly of Ithaca NY died on May 17, 2014 a few weeks shy of her 100th birthday. Marion was born on July 6, 1914 in the Town of Caroline, the 6th of 12 children to the late Simon VanWagner Snow and Jennie Louise Beach Snow. Marion retired in 1974 from Cornell University and moved to Sarasota FL in 2009. Marion is survived by sons, Edward H Kelly, Jr of Sarasota, FL; Charles "Chip" Kelly (Delores) of Bushnell FL and James L. Kelly (Dottie Ceurter) of Sarasota, FL; sister, Sue Snow Breed of Garland, TX and brother Lee Snow of Ithaca, NY. Also surviving are her grandchildren, Rick Hardesty, Ithaca, NY; John Kelly, Rochester, NY; Paul Kelly, Rochester, NY; Jimelle Kelly Donnelly, College Point, NY; James E. Kelly, Sarasota, FL and Daryl Kelly, Ithaca, NY. She is also survived by 12 great grandchildren and two great-great grandchildren as well as many nieces, nephews and cousins. Besides her parents, Marion was predeceased by her husband, Edward H. Kelly; daughter, Joan Kelly Hardesty; brothers, William Snow, Charles Snow, George Snow, Ernest Snow and Rolland Snow; and sisters, Velma Buck, Clara Snow, Jennie Passman and Norma Mae Compton. A family viewing was held at the Packer Funeral Home in Sarasota FL on May 23, 2014. Graveside services will be held in Ithaca on Wednesday, June 4, 2014 at 1:00 p.m. at the Danby Rural Cemetery. There are no calling hours. In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be made to your local Hospice. Arrangements with Herson Wagner Funeral Home, Ithaca NY.
Wagner Funeral Home
110 S. Geneva Street
Ithaca, NY 14850
Published in Ithaca Journal from May 31 to June 3, 2014