Marvin Pase

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Pase, Marvin CASTLETON Marvin A. Pase of Castleton-on-Hudson died suddenly Thursday, July 9, 2015, at Saratoga Hospital. He was 71. Born on July 16, 1943, in Morrisdale, Pa., he is the son of the late Arnold and Betty Pase. Marv earned his bachelor's in teaching at NYS Teacher's College and his master's in guidance counseling at SUNY Albany. Marv taught French for the first ten years of his career and later became a guidance counselor for Hudson City School District, retiring in 2008 after 28 years. Marv was a member of the First United Methodist Church and served on the Missions Board; in addition, served on the board of NAMI. He was a gifted gardener who enjoyed horseback riding. He was a member of Kappa Beta fraternity and loved spending time with his KB brothers. Everyone who met Marv remembered the warmth of his personality and the genuine affection with which he treated others. He was a kind and gentle man who enjoyed giving of his time and helping others. He touched the lives of countless people. Marvin is survived by his wife, JoAnne L. (Striffler) Pase of Castleton; his daughter, Morgan B. Pase, and his son, Seth C. Pase of Saratoga Springs. He is also the proud grandfather of Natalie A. Simpson-Pase. In addition to his immediate family, survivors include his beloved sister, Shalene A. Pase of Whitehall, Pa.; his brother-in-law, Dr. Thomas Vellela of Allentown, Pa.; and his nieces and nephew, Ashley (Josh) Flor of Fleetwood, Pa., Erin Vellela (Daniel Len and Luca Vellela-Len) of Emmaus, Pa., Evan Vellela of Philadelphia; and his cousin, Brenda Franey of Winter Haven, Fla. There will be a memorial service at First United Methodist church in East Greenbush on Tuesday, July 21, at 11 a.m. Entombment will be in Oakwood Cemetery, Troy.

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