THERESA, NY — Marion O. Bartlett, 96, longtime resident of the village, passed away, Tuesday, January 19, 2021 at Carthage Center for Rehabilitation and Nursing, Carthage, NY, where she had been for the past six years.
Born Feb. 19, 1924, in Theresa, NY, a daughter of Clarence and Gladys House Ritter, she attended a country school on the Oxbow Road and graduated in 1941 from Antwerp High School.
Marion married Gerald C. Bartlett of Theresa, NY, on Nov. 17, 1945, in the North Syracuse Methodist Parsonage. He passed away Dec. 2, 1994.
In 2005, she moved next door to her son Jerry on County Route 46.
She worked at Pine Camp for a time, the Bee Hive, Watertown, NY and in the cafeteria at Theresa Elementary School for 30 years, retiring in 1991.
Marion was a member of the Theresa Methodist Church.
She enjoyed spending time with family and friends and keeping all the flowers in the cemetery looking beautiful.
Survivors include two sons, Gerald Bartlett, Jr. and companion, Alice Dusharm, Theresa, NY, Charles Bartlett and wife, Linda, Cicero, NY; a daughter, Sandra Mattingly and husband, James, Theresa, NY; numerous grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.
Her parents, her husband and a brother, Robert Ritter, passed away previously.
There will be a graveside service in the spring. Burial will be next to her husband in Oakwood Cemetery, Theresa, NY.
Arrangements are with Frederick Bros. Funeral Home, Theresa, NY.
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