Marian S. Tovey

OSWEGO, NY – Marian S. Tovey died peacefully on Thursday February 16, 2012, at St. Luke Heath Services after a lengthy struggle with Alzheimers disease.

Born in 1921 to August and Dorothy (Owens) Schulz, she graduated from Oswego High School and the Rochester Business Institute.

Marian S. Tovey
Marian S. Tovey

For decades, she was a familiar face to many at Marine Midland Bank, where she began as a stenographer and retired 43 years later as manager.

For 30 years, she also served as organist and choir director of St. Matthew’s Lutheran Church.

She was active as a local board member for a number of organizations including the American Cancer Society, the Business and Professional Women’s Club and the Ladies Home.

She was a member of Grace Lutheran Church.

In addition to her parents, she was predeceased by a sister, Dorothy Fox; and a cousin, Betty North.

She is survived by a son, David, of Mansfield, Ohio; and close family members, Roberta, David, Corey and Casey Gill, all of Oswego.

Services will be private with burial in Riverside Cemetery.

Nelson Funeral Home has care of arrangement.