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ROOF, Marion A. (Anderson)

ROOF, Marion A. (Anderson)

ROOF - Marion A. (nee Anderson)
Born August 31, 1928 in West Seneca, NY, resided in Orchard Park, NY. It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of our beloved mother, Marion A. Roof on February 14, 2019, after a long illness. She was 90. Predeceased by her husband, Richard (Dick) L. Roof, Marion is survived by her four children David R. (Celest) Roof, Donna J. (Paul) DiStefano, Michael D. (Sue) Roof and Carol A. (Tim) Moore; loving grandmother to seven grandchildren, Amanda C.R. (Kurt) Larson, Emily R. (Andrew) Del-Colle, Stephanie R. (Dustin) Brown, Laura M. (Matt) Harding, Jessica S. (Nathan) Cooke, Timothy M. (Jamie Bell) Moore and Amy L. (Andrew) Schrack and a great-grandmother to Hannah, Gracie, Tristan, Seth and Allegra. Marion graduated from Deaconess Hospital as a Registered Nurse in 1949 and served as an Erie County Health Nurse for most of her career. She was also a nurse at various Boy Scout camps. An avid collector and talented craftswomen, she enjoyed antiquing, restoring furniture, caning chairs, quilting, knitting and basket weaving. She had a passion for animals and bred Siberian Huskies. In retirement, Marion volunteered as docent at the Buffalo Botanical Gardens and was a member of the West Seneca Garden Club. She enjoyed adventure and traveled the world. Her most cherished moments are those spent with her husband and family. Marion will be remembered as a woman of boundless energy, strong convictions and many loves. A private memorial service for the immediate family is planned for a future date. Family requests remembrances be made in Marion's honor to the Buffalo Botanical Gardens or the Alzheimer's Association of Western New York. Arrangements by AMIGONE FUNERAL HOME, INC. Please share your condolences at www.AMIGONE.com

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