RICHFIELD SPRINGS – Frances J. Marriott, 96, one of 13 brothers and sisters from Edmeston, passed away peacefully on Thursday morning May 16, 2019 in Saint Elizabeth’s Medical Center, Utica. She had the support and comfort of her loving family at her side.
She was born on March 3, 1923, in Edmeston, daughter of the late Charles and Nora Caulder Marriott. A lifelong area resident, she was educated in West Burlington and West Winfield public schools. In 1940 she moved from West Burlington to Richfield Springs.
For many years she worked for General Electric in Utica, retiring in 1977.
Frances had a strong belief in God and was a member of Saint John’s Episcopal Church, Richfield Springs. In her leisure time she enjoyed dancing.
She will always be remembered as a loving, caring and helpful lady who for many years was devoted to the care of her mother. She loved her family and they showed thatlove to her in return. She will be truly missed.
Surviving her are two brothers, John Marriott of Leonardsville, and Warren Marriott and his wife Miriam of West Winfield; six sisters, Dorothy Griffiths of Leonardsville, Louise Holmes of Unadilla Forks, Emma O’Connor of Richfield Springs, Eleanor Phillips of Waterville, Iva Lewis and her husband Frank of Waterville, Beverly Sewczyke and her husband Joseph of Paris Hill, many nieces, nephews and cousins.
Besides her parents she was preceded in death by four brothers, William, Melvin, Owen, and Frank Marriott, two sisters, Myra Patrick and Lorraine Marriott.
Calling hours for Frances will be 4-7 p.m. Monday, May 20, at J. Seaton McGrath Funeral Home, 40 West James St., Richfield Springs. A funeral service will be at 11 a.m. on Tuesday in Saint John’s Episcopal Church, Richfield Springs. The Reverend Jill Stellman, Priest in Charge will officiate. Interment will follow in Unadilla Forks Cemetery.