Marion Fross

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Fross, Marion P. RAVENA Marion Fross, 88, passed peacefully into the Lord's hands on Saturday, May 3, 2008 surrounded by her loving family. Marion grew up in Yonkers. She earned a bachelor's degree in history and Latin at Mount Holyoke College followed by a graduate degree in history and American literature from Cornell University. She taught at several area schools. Marion believed strongly in giving back to the community and has spent a lifetime doing so at local schools and through her church and other organizations. In 2006, she received the Senior Lifetime Achievement Award. She served as the church organist and Sunday school superintendent for many years. Survivors include her children, Barbara (John) Mazzone, Joan (Paul) Carpenter, Peggy (Dennis Richardson) Fross, Susie (Bruce) Parker, Patti (Lou) LeFevre and Jean Fross Myers; grandchildren, Jeff (Rhona) Jordan, Karen (Bill) Smith, Michele (Tim) Clarke, Kathy (Tom) Cronce, Lisa (Ralph) Chiarello, Jessica (Chris) Brown, Andrea (Ted) Love, Jon, Jason, and Jamie Parker, Courtney and Aly Mazzone, Brandon and Jillian LeFevre and Alex Myers; 18 great-grandchildren; and sister-in-law, Jane Porter. Marion was predeceased by her husband, Arthur Fross; brother, John E. Porter Jr.; and grandson, Stephen Jordan. Friends may call at the South Bethlehem United Methodist Church on Tuesday, May 6 starting at 4 p.m. Funeral services will be held at 6 p.m. on Tuesday. Burial will be 11 a.m. Wednesday, May 7 at Mt. Pleasant Cemetery, South Bethlehem. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the South Bethlehem United Methodist Church.
Published in Albany Times Union from May 5 to May 6, 2008
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