Marjorie R. ”Marge” Owens
WESTFIELD – Marjorie R.”Marge” Owens, 94, of Westfield, died Monday, Aug. 19, 2013. at St. Vincent Health Center of Erie, Pa., after a brief illness.
She was born Nov. 10, 1918, in Jamestown, N.Y., the daughter of the late Ralph and Kathleen (Frissell) Robinson.
Marge graduated from Jamestown High School and went on to receive her degree in education from Fredonia State Teachers College. After teaching for a few years, she continued to substitute while raising her family.
On Christmas Day, Dec. 25, 1940, Marjorie married Robert Owens in Jamestown, N.Y., and together they raised three daughters.
Marge was an accomplished homemaker, she loved taking care of her home and family.
She loved to play golf and bridge with her friends, she even had two hole-in-ones during her golf career. During her down times she was an avid reader.
Marge was a member of the Chautauqua Ladies Golf Association Auxiliary, Flower Guild for St. Peter’s Episcopal Church, Union Relief of Westfield, and a member of the Eastern Star.
She was a devoted wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother, and loved spending time with her family and friends, but most of all cherished her grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
Marjorie is survived by three daughters: Sue (Carl) Vandevelde of Westfield, N.Y., Kathleen (Dan) Shan-non of Littleton, Colo., Linda (Patrick) Sheehan of Irvine, Calif. She is further survived by five grandchil-dren: Kelly Shannon, Heather Krause, Angela Lindsay, Mark Vandevelde and Michael Sheehan; and eight great-grandchildren.
Friends may call on Friday, Aug 23 from 4-7 p.m. at the MASON Funeral Home, 37 Clinton St., Westfield, N.Y.
Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, Aug. 24, 2013, at St. Peter’s Episcopal Church, 12 Elm St., Westfield, N.Y., with the Rev. Virginia Carr officiating.
Burial will be held privately in the Westfield Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to St. Peter’s Episcopal Church, 12 Elm St., Westfield, NY 14787 or the Patterson Library, 47 S. Portage St., Westfield 14787.
To leave Marge’s family a message of sympathy, log on to www.masonfuneral. com.