Marion M. “Cookie” Miller

Marion M. “Cookie” Miller, 58, of 162 McKinley Ave., Jamestown, passed away at 2:08 p.m. Saturday, June 21, 2014, under the care of her ex-husband and best friend, Daniel Miller, at 12 Flagg Ave. following a lengthy illness.

A lifelong area resident, she was born Nov. 8, 1955, in Westfield, N.Y., a daughter of Gerald and Catherine Walters Pierce.

She was a 1973 graduate of Cassadaga Valley Central School and Jamestown Community College.

She will be remembered as a loving and caring daughter, mother and grandmother who enjoyed gardening and taking care of her flowers.

Surviving are her mother, Catherine Pierce of Stockton; two daughters: Audra (Toby) Peterson of North East, Pa., Nichole Osman of Jamestown; a son, Jason Kavanaugh of Florida; five grandchildren: Jazman and Jalessa Thompson, Benjamin, Alyssa and Anthony Osman; three sisters: Cindy Pierce, Sue (Dennis) Acosta both of Stockton, Addie (Louis) Lexow of South Carolina; and a brother, Gerald (Melody) Pierce, Jr. of Stockton.

She was preceded in death by her father, Gerald Pierce, who died in 2001.

A graveside service will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday in the Greenwood Cemetery, Stockton, N.Y.

The Rev. Richard Hamilton, pastor of the Stockton Community Church, will officiate.

The family will receive friends from 4-6 p.m. Tuesday in the Lind Funeral Home.

You may light a candle in remembrance of “Cookie” at www.lindfuneralhome.com.