Marion Foca, 87

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From Beecher Flooks Funeral Home:

Marion (St. George) Foca, a lifelong resident of Pleasantville, passed away peacefully at her home on January 6, 2014.  Marion was born on May 23, 1926 to Anthony and Anna (Cappello) St. George.  She attended Pleasantville schools and was a 1944 graduate of PHS. 

In addition to her parents, she is predeceased by her husband of fifty-five years, John B. Foca and her younger brother, Tony St. George whom both died in 2005.  She is survived by her daughter, Linda (Foca) Mitten and her husband Robert and their two children Marisa and Jack. She is also survived by her son, John Michael and his wife Eva and their children, Danielle and Joseph. 

Marion and her family are grateful for the devoted care given to her in her home for over two years by caregivers Jessie Linzy and Pat Young who they embrace like family. 

Marion loved her family, her career in business, her town and her country.  She worked for GPL/Singer in the 1950's and 60's and for twenty-five years at Combe, Inc until her retirement.  She also loved being an Avon representative.  She was a member of Holy Innocents Parish and volunteered as a Eucharist minister for many years.  She was a talented seamstress and award-winning knitter, famous for her baby booties.  She loved to sing, dance and bake.

In lieu of flowers the family requests donations be made to the Pleasantville Ambulance Corps. Inc. for their dedicated service throughout the years.  (P.O. Box 201, Pleasantville, NY  10570.) 

The family will receive friends today, Wednesday, at the Beecher Flooks Funeral Home in Pleasantville from 2 – 4 PM & 7 – 9 PM. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at Holy Innocents R.C. Church in Pleasantville on Thursday at 10:00 AM. Interment to follow at All Souls Cemetery.


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