Marion T. Bartels, 81, Preston Hill, Hamilton, NY, passed away Thursday, October 10, 2019 at Crouse Hospital in Syracuse.
Marion, who was known by her family and friends as Noni, was born May 3, 1938 in Hamilton, New York, daughter of the late Dr. Jackson W. and Loretta Fisher Thro. She was a graduate of Hamilton High School and later received her Bachelor of Science degree from Wellesley College, Wellesley, Massachusetts.
Marion was beloved by her five children and nine grandchildren. She was an avid gardener and quilter and loved animals, especially dogs and horses.
Surviving are her children, Gilpin (Elizabeth) Bartels of Bryn Mawr, PA; Kristin (Grant) Johnson of Ladera Ranch, CA; Anne (David) Rosenberg of Irvine, CA; Elizabeth (David) Bovell of Burnaby, British Columbia, Canada; and Jackson (Dana) Bartels of Glenmoore, PA; and grandchildren, Elizabeth, Charlotte, Alexa, Jackson, Griffin, Ryder, Scarlett, Logan and Quinn.
A graveside celebration of her life will be held in the spring in Colgate Cemetery, details to be announced closer to the time.
In lieu of flowers, contributions in her memory may be made to the American Red Cross, Community Memorial Hospital and the ASPCA.