|Marion Dubois was born on 2 August 1917. Marion and Donald Packard were married on 19 July 1941. On 15 December 1952 she married Donald P. Mossman Jr.
MARION DuBOIS MOSSMAN Dennis, Mass.
Marion DuBois Mossman, age 87, died peacefully at home in Dennis, Mass. on Thursday, December 23, 2004. Marion was born August 12, 1917 in the Town of Gardiner, N.Y. to the late Frank and Grace Wilklow DuBois. She attended school in Gardiner and New Paltz and received a teaching degree from the New Paltz Normal School in 1937. Marion enjoyed a rewarding teaching career in Walden and Somers Schools. On December 15, 1951 Marion married Donald P. Mossman Jr., in Gardiner, N.Y. They resided in North Salem, N.Y. until retiring to Cape Cod, Mass. in 1980. Music was an important part of Marion's life. She was a member and organist at the Dutch Reformed Church in Gardiner and was a longtime member of St. James Episcopal Church in North Salem, N.Y., where she served as organist and choir director for over 20 years. Marion was proud to have grown up on a dairy farm in rural New York. Throughout her life she extolled humility and grace and placed great importance on the simple things in life.
Marion is survived by her husband, Donald, her stepson and his wife Donald and Libby of Bedford, N.Y.; her stepson Elliott of Princeton, N.J.; her son and his wife Dwight and Joan of Brewster, N.Y.; her son Garrett of North Salem, N.Y.; her daughter Marion and her partner Gerianne Carillo of Milford, N.Y.; seven grandchildren, Sara and Alexander Mossman, Bedford, N.Y.; Ellen Mossman, Merion Station, Pa.; Lauren, Sean, Ryan, and David Mossman, Brewster, N.Y.; and her sister, Evelyn F. DuBois, Katonah, N.Y. Family and friends are welcome at Hallett Funeral Home in South Yarmouth, Mass. on Monday, December 27 from 3 to 5 p.m. and at Clark Funeral Home in Katonah on Wednesday, December 29 from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Funeral services for Marion Mossman will take place at 10 a.m. on Thursday December 30 at the First Presbyterian Church in Katonah with interment following in the New Paltz Rural Cemetery, New Paltz. The family would like to thank all of the staff of Caring Hearts, Inc., and the Visiting Nurses Association of Cape Cod for their help and support. In lieu of flowers, donations in her memory can be made to Caring Hearts Inc., 30 Hawthorn St., South Dennis, MA 02660.