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Monday, February 16, 2015

Marion Sanford

Marion Sanford

Marion Sanford age 72, passed away peacefully on Friday, February 13, 2015 surrounded by her loving family.   
She was born on September 19, 1942 in Johnsburg, NY to the late George McMaster and Mary Lena Girous.

Marion most precious enjoyment was spending time with children and grandchildren.
Marion is survived by her daughters; Wendy Sanford (Edward Akins) of Gansevoort, NY, Tammy Sanford of Rensselaer, son; Richard Sanford of Rensselaer, grandchildren; Katie, Alex, Devon, Cali, Mikayla, Alyssa, Aly, and Braden, five sisters; Mrs. Sandra Donaldson of Ballston Spa, Linda Rituno of Whitehall, Glenda Bennett of Albany, Beverly Buanito of Hartford, Conn., and Mrs. Elena Terrel and her husband Earll of Colonie, and one brother; H. John Straight and his wife Mary Ann of Malta, New York and many nieces and nephews and extended family.

She is preceded in death by her parents, husband, Richard Sanford Sr., granddaughter; Crystal Lee, two sisters; Marie Hammond Bennett of Birmingham, Alabama and Margaret Ann McMaster of Pinetop, Arizona, five brothers; Robert Straight, Gerald Straight, Leon Straight, Glen Straight and Ronnie Straight, all of the Upstate New York Area.

A Funeral service in honor of Marion will be held on Thursday, February 19, 2015, 7:00 pm, at Compassionate Funeral Care Inc. 402 Maple Ave. (Rte. 9 and or Marion Ave.).
Friends and family may call on Thursday from 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm prior to the service at the funeral home.

Interment will be in the spring at Gurn Spring Cemetery, Town of Wilton, NY.

The family wishes to express a sincere “Thank you” to the Rensselaer County Hospice staff for all their love and support and making her last months' so comfortable

In lieu of flowers, donation in memory of Marion can be made to The Community Hospice of Rensselaer County, 295 Valley View Blvd, Rensselaer, NY 12144.

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