Marion E. VanSchaack - July 25, 2009


RAVENA – Marion E. VanSchaack, 89, passed away Saturday, July 25, 2009 at St. Peter’s Hospital.  Marion was born May 24, 1920 in Grimsby, England daughter of the late Ernest Baitup and Margaret Susan Aisthorpe Baitup.  She came to the USA in December of 1947 to marry Claude VanSchaack of Coxsackie, NY.

     During WWII Marion worked on the British Railway where she met her husband Claude who was serving in the US Army Air Force in England.  Marion enjoyed knitting, reading and traveling.

     Marion was predeceased by her husband Claude VanSchaack in 1999.  Survivors include her daughter Margaret E. (Bruce) Bowdy) of Clifton Park and Ft. Myers, FL;  grandson Kyle C. (Michele) Bowdy of East Greenbush  and daughter Mary Ellen (John) Rosato of Ravena;  granddaughter Jennifer (Sean) Spencer of East Greenbush; and Grandson Jason Yurek of of Ravena.  Marion was predeceased by her brother John Baitup.

     A memorial service will be held at the Saratoga National Cemetery at the convenience of the family.