Obituary for Marjorie Scalzo (Donaty)
Marjorie Ellen Scalzo 1940-2017
Marjorie Ellen Scalzo, 77, passed away on November 9, 2017 at St. Elizabeth Medical Center.
She was born on September 27, 1940 in Amityville, New York to the late Ludwig and Eila Nyrhila Donaty and was a graduate of Amityville High School, class of 1958.
At one time she was married to Arthur Randazzo with whom she had four daughters.
On October 24, 1987, she was married to Carmen Scalzo.
For many years, Marjorie worked as a sales cashier at the New Hartford Sears store.
With her husband, Carmen, she shared a wonderful marriage despite her many health issues.
During the 1990s, following her husband’s retirement, they spent several months in South Carolina where they wintered their retirement bee keeping business.
From 1998 on they spent the winter months in Cape Canaveral and Cocoa Beach, FL. where they enjoyed socializing with their many friends.
Marge enjoyed fishing with Carmen on Canadarago Lake and surf fishing in the ocean while in Florida. She loved animals, her flowers and garden as well as all the traveling she and Carmen did together.
Marge is survived by her loving and devoted husband of 30 years Carmen; her daughters; Rosemarie Randazzo of Tuscon, AZ., Theresa Thompson of Shortsville, NY, Catherine and Lawrence Guido of Longmont, CO. and Michele Emery of Oriskany Falls, her step-children; Hope and Dan Mayack of Oriskany, David and Carol Scalzo of Canastota, Laurie and Jim Goff of Guilderland and Linda and Steve Maderas of Sauquoit, her sister; Claire Hubschmann of Rockledge, FL, several grandchildren who she thoroughly enjoyed doting on and several nieces and nephews.
In addition to her parents, she was predeceased by her sister and brother in law, Barbara and Stanley Seaman; her brother, Lou Donaty; her grandson, Paul Emery and her brother in law, Jeremiah Hubschmann.
Marjorie’s Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Tuesday, November 14 at 10:30 at St. Patrick’s-St. Anthony’s Church in Chadwicks.
Interment will be in Calvary Cemetery.
Calling hours will be Monday from 4-7 at the Smith Funeral Home, 3022 Oneida St. Sauquoit.
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