HAILSBORO -- Marion N. Twining, 84, passed away on Thursday, March 14, 2019 at Gouverneur Hospital with her family at her side.
A graveside service will be held on Tuesday, March 19 at 11:00 a.m. at North Syracuse Cemetery. Arrangements are with the Green Funeral Home, Gouverneur.
Marion was born on October 1, 1934 in Talcville, the daughter of Vernon and Mary (Girard) Lutz. She graduated from Edwards High School in 1950 and attended business school in Watertown. Marion married William J. Twining in September 1999. She previously was married to Oscar Bunch who predeceased her. She worked many years as an accountant, over 30 years at CIVES Steel Corporation and more recently at Structural Associates in Watertown.
Marion enjoyed her plants and was very active outdoors, often found cross country skiing, walking with her friends, and even rollerblading later in life. She was also active in her community, volunteering at the Gouverneur Library and local cancer associations.
Marion is survived by her husband Bill; her children, Katheen and Richard Williams of Florida, Terry and Robin Bunch of Syracuse, Debra and Dennis D'Alfonso of Florida, Paul and Christine Sgroi Bunch of Central Square, Craig Bunch of Cicero; two stepsons, Ashley Twining and John Twining; several grandchildren and great-grandchildren. She is also survived by her siblings, Henry "Sonny" Lutz, Donna Barlow, Sue "Lila" Hale, Bonnie Seaman, Gary Lutz, and Jacquelin "Jackie" Prashaw; many nieces and nephews. She is predeceased by her parents; and her siblings, Vernon Lutz Jr., Betty Dwyer, Virginia Mussaw, Shirley Sheen, and Bert Lutz.
Memorial donations in Marion's memory are encouraged to Ryan's Wish Foundation, PO Box 326, Gouverneur, NY 13642.