October 8, 2015
Marion R. Colin, 90, Sackets Harbor passed away Thursday, October 8, 2015 at Samaritan Medical Center, Watertown where she had been a patient for five days.
A funeral mass will be held on October 13 at 11AM at St. Andrew's Church, Sackets Harbor with Rev. H. Michael Gaffney, pastor, presiding and burial will follow in Lakeside Cemetery, Sackets Harbor. There will be no calling hours and arrangements are entrusted with Cummings Funeral Service, Inc., Clayton.
Marion was born in Rosiere on July 18, 1925, daughter of Benjamin J. and Iva M. Granger Thibault, Sr. She graduated from Clayton Central School in 1944. On July 2, 1945 she married Richard H. Colin at St. Mary's Church, Clayton with Rev. George E. Racette officiating.
She worked as an inventory controller for Jamesway in Watertown, was a homemaker and worked for Green Thumb at the municipal building in Sackets Harbor. She was a communicant of St. Andrew's Church. Marion volunteered at the Pickering Museum, Sackets Harbor and at Samaritan Medical Center, Watertown, where she knitted over 1500 hats for newborns at the hospital. Marion was also a life member of the Sackets Harbor Post 1757 American Legion Auxiliary.
She is survived by her two children, Ronald J. Colin and his companion, Charlene Greene, Sackets Harbor and Mary A. and John MacGregor, Watertown; nine grandchildren, fourteen great grandchildren and four great great grandchildren; sister-in-law, Kay Thibault, Rosiere; and numerous nieces, nephews and cousins. She is predeceased by two sons, John R. and Donald R. Colin; daughter-in-law, Carol E. Colin; four brothers, William H., Gerald R., Benjamin J. Jr., and Lawrence J. Thibault; two sisters, Shirley T. Bourcy and Caroline T. Natali.
Donations in her name may be made to the St. Andrew's Church Food Pantry 110 E. Main St., Sackets Harbor, NY 13685. Online condolences to Marion's family may be made at www.cummingsfuneral.com