Marjorie E. Daly

December 5, 2012       

WATERTOWN, N.Y.    Marjorie E. Daly, 83, of E. Division Street, passed away Wednesday morning, Dec. 5, at Samaritan Medical Center where she had been a patient for a short time.

The funeral service will be 7 p.m. Monday, Dec. 10, at Reed & Benoit Funeral Home, Inc., with Father Richard Kennedy officiating. Calling hours will precede the service from 5 to 7 p.m. Burial will be held at the convenience of the family.

Born Oct. 23, 1929, a daughter of Carl and Marjorie Cummings Nellis, she was educated locally. 

She married James E. Daly on Sept. 22, 1947, at Our Lady of the Sacred Heart Church, Watertown. Mr. Daly passed on Dec. 13, 2010.

Marjorie enjoyed bowling, gardening, traveling and golf. 

Mr. and Mrs. Daly were avid Watertown Wizards baseball fans and attended all home games as well as many away games. They also attended many New York Yankee baseball games in New York and Toronto.

Among her survivors are a daughter and her companion, Peggy Farmer and Hoyt Reff, Watertown; a sister-in-law, Freda Nellis, Canada; a brother-in-law, Robert Holland, Watertown; two grandchildren: Andrew Farmer, Watertown, Matthew Daly, Calif.; and several nieces and nephews.

Besides her husband, she was predeceased by a brother, Carl Nellis, a sister, Mary Holland, a son, Michael Daly, and a son-in-law, Paul Farmer.

Donations may be made in her to name to the American Cancer Society, or to a charity of one's own choosing.

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Information provided by Reed & Benoit Funeral Home and Newzjunky, Watertown, N.Y.