Services will be held today for Marion J. Bax, a homemaker who died Thursday in Mount St. Mary's Hospital, Lewiston, after a brief illness. She was 79.
Mrs. Bax was born Marion Harris in Niagara Falls and attended local schools.
She was a longtime member of Sacred Heart Catholic Church and its senior citizens' group, as well as the John A. Duke Senior Center.
Her husband of 34 years, Joseph F., died Nov. 6, 1982.
Survivors include two daughters, Sandra Krajkowski and Rita of Niagara Falls; three sons, Douglas of Wheatfield, Thomas of Akron and John of San Bernardino, Calif.; a sister, Betty Gusky of Niagara Falls; a brother, Gerald Harris of Niagara Falls; 15 grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be offered at 9:30 a.m. today in Sacred Heart Catholic Church, 1917 11th St., following prayers at 8:45 in M.J. Colucci & Son Niagara Funeral Chapel, 2730 Military Road, Town of Niagara. Burial will be in St. Joseph's Cemetery.