First Posted: 9/17/2008
Marion G. Dennis Misterman of Clarks Green, formerly of Albany, NY, died Monday, September 15 in Allied Skilled Nursing Facility. She was the widow of John Larabee, who died in 2003. Her first husband, Alex N. Misterman, died in 1994. Born July 4, 1928, in Boston, daughter of the late Ralph E. and Geneiveve Shea Dennis, she moved to Clarks Green in 2006 from Buffalo, NY. She previously lived in Waterford, NY., Hillsdale, MA, and Scotia, NY.Marion was an accomplished artist who also enjoyed outdoor photography. She enjoyed gardening and was an advocate for wildlife. She also had a great fondness for animals and her nine cats. Generally, she was a basic, loving and kind woman who was devoted to her family and others.Surviving are two sons, Gregory D. Misterman and wife, Melissa, Clarks Green and Dennis Misterman and wife, Bernie, West Seneca, NY; a daughter, Cathy Rankine and husband, Mark Rensselaer, NY; and three grandsons, Phillip, Clarks Green; and Alex and Brendon, both of West Seneca. She was also preceded in death by a brother, Ralph J. Dennis. A memorial service will be Wednesday, Sept. 17 at 7 p.m. in Jennings-Calvey Funeral and Cremation Services Inc., 111 Colburn Ave., Clarks Summit, with services by the Rev. George J. Mathews Jr., pastor of Trinity Lutheran Church, Clarks Summit. Interment, private at the convenience of the family. The family will receive relatives and friends Wednesday, 5 to 7 p.m.Memorial contributions may be made to the Humane Society of Lackawanna County, 967 Griffin Pond Road, Clarks Summit, 18411. For more information, directions or to send an online condolence, visit .