H enry E. (Corky) Marcy, 84, of Glasser Way, Whitehall, passed away on Tuesday, Dec.27, 2011 in the Fletcher Allen Health Care Center in Burlington, Vermont.
Born on October 5, 1927 in Poultney, Vt., he was the son of the late Henry N. and Anna (Panoushek) Marcy.
Corky was married to Marjorie Chadwick for 46 years and together they had five children. She predeceased him on April 27, 1995.
He was a dairy farmer most of his life and after retiring, he went to work as a milk tester for DHI.
Corky enjoyed helping his friend, Duane Burch, by lending him a hand on the farm and working around the saw mill. He enjoyed spending time with his family, barbecuing, playing cards and he always had a great sense of humor. His other pastimes were camping, hunting, snowmobiling and watching Nascar Racing.
He was a member of the Whitehall United Methodist Church, the Whitehall Grange No. 922 and Past Master of the Mount Hope Phoenix Lodge No. 96 of Fort Ann.
He is survived by his five children, Clifford Marcy and his wife, Elaine of Whitehall, Candy Robinson and her husband, Bill of Whitehall, Cathy Williams and her husband, Marshall of Whitehall, Crystal Wicks and her husband, Larry of Argyle and Coral Pardy of Granville; nine grandchildren, ten great grandchildren and one great great-grandchild; three sisters, Sylvia Bartlett of Rutland, Vt.t, Betty Jane Dimick of Hubbardton, Vt., and Darlene Dikeman and her husband, Ed of Hubbardton, Vt., a special friend, Theresa Kilburn; sisters-in-law, step grandchildren, many cousins, nieces, nephews and great nieces and nephews.
The family has asked you to join them in celebrating Corky’s life and legacy on Friday, Dec.30, 2011 at the Jillson Funeral Home, Inc., 46 Williams Street, Whitehall from 5PM to 8PM. The Mount Hope Phoenix Lodge No. 96 will conduct a Masonic Service at 7:30 PM.
A Memorial Service will be conducted on Saturday, Dec. 31, 2011 at 10 a.m. at the Whitehall United Methodist Church, Greenmount Cemetery Lane, Whitehall, with Pastor Sharon M. Sauer officiating.
Interment will be in spring in the Poultney Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, the family has suggested that expressions of sympathy may take the form of a donation to the Whitehall United Methodist Church, 56 Greenmount Cemetery Lane, Whitehall NY, 12887.