Marcia T. Coburn of Claverack and area resident since 1977, died Friday February 5th at Pine Haven Nursing Home in Philmont. She was 83. Born April 10, 1926 in Newport, RI, she was the daughter of the late John W. and Bertha M. (Tabor) Thompson. Marcia was a graduate of Rogers High School of Newport, RI and of Mt. Ida College in Massachusetts and was a private duty nurse. She is survived by one daughter Alene Coburn and her husband David Dunivan of Wasilla, AK, one son Bruce and (Debra) Coburn of Schreveport, LA, grandchildren: Shelta and (Glenn) Houghes, M.Dawn and (L.Rex) Arbogast, Daniel and (Jennifer) Coburn, Scott Coburn-Dunivan, great-grandchildren: Johnathan, Robbie, Elezabeth, David Rex, Shyla and Jason. She is also survived by dear friends: Nancy Weaver, Russell and Lisa Webb.
There are no calling hours. A Memorial Service with Eastern Star and Amaranth services will be on Thursday February 11, 2pm at Trinity United Methodist Church Joslen Blvd. Greenport with Pastor Ken Coddington officiating. Burial of her remains will be in Middletown Cemetery in R.I. Memorial contributions may be made to Amaranth Diabetes Research. Service arrangements are with McDonald-Valenti-Richards Funeral Home Hudson, NY.