Obituary of Marie Nolan
Marie Nolan, 86, of Marietta, NY passed away January 17, 2020 at St. Joseph’s Hospital in Syracuse. Marie was a retired health educator who will be remembered as a loving wife, mother, grandmother and friend. She passed away on Friday in the presence of family.
Born Mary Ann McNichol on December 3, 1933 in Brooklyn, she moved to Queens Village in 1945. In 1956, she married her husband, Warren C. Nolan, before settling in West Islip for 30 years. Marie graduated from Mary Louis Academy in Jamaica, Queens in 1951. She also attained a B.S. and M.A. in health education from SUNY at Stony Brook, while caring for four children.
Marie worked for both the Arthritis Foundation and American Cancer Society for over 20 years and was honored several times for her dedicated service. She was also a long-time volunteer at the Marcellus Public Library.
Marie loved reading and spending time with family and friends at Otisco Lake. She also enjoyed escaping to the beach at Fire Island with her husband, Warren. Marie is preceded in death by her parents, Elizabeth and James McNichol.
Surviving Marie are her loving husband of 63 years, Warren C. Nolan, a long-time teacher and school administrator; her three daughters, Mary (David) Hall, Elizabeth (Fred Zolna) Nolan and Eileen (Andy) Bryceland; her son, Christopher (Lisa) Nolan; her brother, James (Joan) McNichol; and 8 grandchildren.
Calling hours will be Wednesday from 10am to 11am, followed by the Funeral Mass at 11am, both held at St. Patrick’s Church, in Otisco, NY on January 22, 2020. Burial will be in the spring.
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to St. Patrick’s Church, P.O. Box 169, LaFayette, NY 13084.