Mrs. Marion Kot, 84, of Marco Island, FL, formerly of Massena, passed away March 8, 2013 at AVOW Hospice House in Naples, FL.
She was born July 15, 1928 in Massena, the daughter of the late Clement J. Ward and Mae B. Ward.
She is survived by her husband of 61 years, Thaddeus (Ted) Kot. They were married on November 22, 1951 in Sacred Heart Church, Massena, with Father Joseph Doud, officiating. Also surviving are four children, John (Christelle) Kot, Massena, Patricia (Michael) Frederick, Marco Island, FL, Nancy Kot, Marco Island, FL and William (Susan) Baldwinsville; five grandchildren, Cory (Gaston) Goriup, Michael Frederick, Alexander Kot, Daniel Kot and Natalie Kot; two great-grandchildren, Alexis and Devin Goriup; one sister, Mary Eileen Story; a brother-in-law, Olin Peets; and many nieces and nephews.
Marion was predeceased by her parents; one brother, William Ward; and two sisters, Margaret (Peg) Peets and Jeanne Loney.
Marion graduated from Massena High School in 1946. Following graduation, she worked in the offices of Dr. Abraham Levine and then Ward Real Estate. After being a homemaker for many years, she graduated in 1976 from Freeman Business School in Syracuse. She then joined her husband as an Insurance Broker in the Ted Kot Insurance Agency. She was a member of the NY Mutual Insurance Association.
The visitation is from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m. on Thursday, March 14, 2013 at the Donaldson Funeral Home, 100 North Main St., Massena. The funeral service will be held at Sacred Heart Church, 212 Main St., Massena, on Friday, March 15, 2013 at 12:00 noon. Burial will be in Calvary Cemetery, Massena.
In lieu of flowers, Memorial Contributions may be gifted to the Massena Rescue Squad or AVOW Hospice, 1095 Whipperwill Lane, Naples, FL 34105.
Memories and condolences may be shared with the family at www.donaldsonfh.com.