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Marion Lawhead

Marion Lawhead, 96; NYSEG Bookkeeper Led Vibrant Life

IN MEMORIAM: Marion Lawhead, 96;

NYSEG Bookkeeper Led Vibrant Life

Marion Lawhead
Marion Lawhead

ONEONTA – Marion Lawhead, a NYSEG retiree who lived a vibrant life in Bainbridge, Cooperstown and Oneonta, died on Dec. 12, 2016, at Chestnut Park Nursing Home in Oneonta. She was 96.

Marion Jean Hill was born to Henry and Edith Hill on March 12, 1920, in Bainbridge, and grew up on Pearl Street there with an older brother Bruce and a younger sister Joan. She graduated from Bainbridge High School in 1938.

After high school, her Aunt Adeline invited her to Chanute, Kansas, to enroll at Manhattan Junior College. Marion graduated in 1940.

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