Marion E. Schneegas

November 13, 1932 - April 27, 2013

ROSEBOOM - Marion E. Schneegas, a longtime resident of Roseboom, died Saturday afternoon, April 27, 2013, at Bassett Medical Center in Cooperstown. She was 80.

Born November 13, 1932, in West Winfield, Marion was the only child of Theodore R. and Edith May (Miller) Bailey.  

Raised in West Winfield, she graduated from Mt. Markham High School.

On July 18, 1959, Marion was united in marriage to Carl Ellsworth Schneegas at the Portlandville Methodist Church. Mr. Schneegas died May 16, 1992.

For many years Marion was an active member of the Middlefield Volunteer Fire Department Ladies' Auxiliary. She enjoyed taking care of her home and especially loved her black cat, Tucker.

Marion is survived by her two sons, Dale L. Schneegas of Westville and Edward C. Schneegas and his wife, Judi, of Roseboom and two grandsons, David and Clayton.

Friends may call at the Connell, Dow & Deysenroth Funeral Home in Cooperstown on Wednesday, May 1, 2013, from 7-9 pm when Marion's family will be in attendance.

A graveside service will be offered at 2 pm on Thursday, May 2, 2013, in Westville Cemetery with family member Jacob Crewell, a member of The Kingdom Hall of Jehovah's Witnesses in Fort Plain, officiating.

As an alternative to flowers, please consider making a memorial donation to the Middlefield Volunteer Fire Department, 3666, County Highway 35, Roseboom, NY 13450 or the Susquehanna SPCA, 4841 State Highway 28, Cooperstown, NY 13326 or the Otsego Manor Activities Fund for the benefit of the Mountain Ridge Neighborhood, 128 Phoenix Mills Cross Road, Cooperstown, NY 13326.

Arrangements are under the guidance of the Connell, Dow & Deysenroth Funeral Home in Cooperstown.

If you would like to send condolences to the family, send an email to Connell, Dow & Deysenroth. We will forward your comments to the family. If you would like to send flowers in memory of the deceased, contact Mohican Flowers, or call them at (607) 547-8822.