Marion H. Gifford

Marion H. Gifford, age 90, of Bleecker, passed away on Tuesday, November 26, 2019, at Ellis Hospital, Schenectady.

She was born on November 29, 1928, in Gloversville, a daughter of the late Charles and Geraldine “Sadie” Rulison Becker.

Marion was employed at Robison & Smith for many years. She owned and operated the former Stop-In Restaurant in Gloversville. Mrs. Gifford also worked for the former Cro-Sen Dry Cleaners. Marion attended Adirondack Baptist Church. She enjoyed knitting and crocheting, spending summer vacations at Seventh Lake troll fishing for rainbow trout with her husband and mostly spending time with her family and friends.

She is survived by her two sons, Richard Gifford (Barbara) of Riceville and William Gifford (Cheryl) of Mayfield; one sister, Eleanor Sawyer; four grandchildren, Carrie Lou (Chris) Sweet, Joshua R. Gifford, Cody Charles Gifford and Molly Ann Gifford; four great-granddaughters, Jenna Tomlinson, Hannah Sweet, Landree Gifford and Brynn Gifford; one great-grandson, Logan Sweet; one great-great-granddaughter, Harper Malagisi; and several nieces, nephews and cousins.

Marion was predeceased by her husband, Charles M. Gifford, whom she married on July 26, 1947, and who passed on April 30, 2012; and her six siblings, Samuel Becker, Richard Becker, Charles Becker, Robert Becker, Doris Becker and Betty Tranowicz.

There will be no calling hours.

Private services will be conducted at the convenience of his family.

Contributions in Marion’s memory may be made to the James A. Brennan Memorial Humane Society, 437 Nine Mile Tree Road, Gloversville, New York 12078.

Arrangements have been entrusted to the A.G. Cole Funeral Home, Inc., 215 E. Main Street, Johnstown.

Condolences to the family may be made online by visiting our website at www.agcolefuneralhome.com.