M arion V. Holcomb, 95, formerly of Whitehall, passed away on Saturday, April 7, 2012, at the St. Mary’s Hospital in Amsterdam.
Born on April 19, 1916, in Putnam, she was the daughter of the late Jerome and Harriet “Hattie” (Harvey) Granger.
She enjoyed working in her flower gardens, embroidering, crocheting and knitting.
Besides her parents, she was predeceased by her husband, Vernon T. Holcomb, who died in 1998, and her siblings, Valorus Granger, Rosetta Alden, Louis Granger, Maud Belden, Hazel Granger, Viola Wright, Luther Granger, Gladys Beebe, Bernard Granger and Howard Granger.
Survivors include two daughters, Delores Cooper of Sloansville and Jean Bezio Marcotte of Hague and one son, Ronald Holcomb and his wife, Grace of Fort Plains; 10 grandchildren, Gary Cooper, Terry Cooper and his wife, Teri, Craig Cooper and his wife, Brenda, Christina Cobaba and her husband, Roger, Penny Cooper, Thurman Bezio, Damon Bezio, Dawn Bazan and her husband, Chris, Ronald Holcomb Jr. and his wife, Priscilla and Roy Holcomb and his wife, Debbie; 28 great-grandchildren and 11 great-great-grandchildren.
There was a memorial service at the Jillson Funeral Home, Inc., 46 Williams St., Whitehall, New York on Wednesday, April 11, with interment following in Clemons Cemetery.
Expressions of sympathy may take the form of a donation in Marion’s name to the St. Mary’s Hospital, 427 Guy Park Ave., Amsterdam, NY 12010.