April 15, 2011
Marie J. Stanley, 94, of Fulton, passed away Friday at Oswego Hospital. A native of Buffalo, Mrs. Stanley had resided in Meridian most of her life prior to moving to Fulton. She had retired in 1978 as a social worker for the N.Y.S. Department of Mental Hygiene in Syracuse after many years. She had previously worked at the Cato Post Office and the Meridian Post Office.
Mrs. Stanley was a member of the Meridian Baptist Church. She was also a member of the Cato Senior Citizens. She was predeceased by her husband, Earl Stanley who passed away in 2010. Surviving are: her son, Ken (Cheryl) Stanley of Natick, MA; two brothers, Theodore “Ted” (Santina) Kitts of Fulton and Paul (Delores) Kitts of CA; three grandsons, Jon (Amanda), Matthew (Deanna) and Michael; two great-grandchildren, Jon “Jack” and Mia “Elle” Stanley; nephew Ward (Jennie) Saunders, niece Beverly (Keith) Chetney and other nieces and nephews. Graveside services will be 9:30 a.m. Saturday, April 30 at Fairdale Rural Cemetery, Co. Rte. 3, Hannibal.
There are no calling hours. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the Meridian Baptist Church, P.O. Box 37, Meridian, NY 13113.