– Marion M. Karrk, 96, passed away peacefully at home on November
1, 2021 with her loving family by her side. She was the daughter of
the late Joseph and Rose Karrk.
Marion graduated from Ravena High School and Albany Business
College. She was a US Navy Veteran serving during WWII and in 1976
retired from the US Navy Reserve. Marion worked for the NYS
Department of Education, retiring in 1983 after many years of
service. She enjoyed playing golf, bowling and traveling. Marion
was a communicant of The Church of St. Patrick, Ravena.
Survivors include her nephew, Michael (Kim) Persico; nieces, Rosanne
(Rebecca) Persico and Christine Persico; great-nephews, Joseph,
Michael and Nicholas Persico; great-nieces, Everly and Emerson
Garrard-Persico; and several cousins. Marion was predeceased by her
sisters, Lucy Shields and her husband Edward and Peggy Persico and
her husband Jimmy.
A Funeral Mass for Marion will be held 11 AM on Saturday,
November 6, 2021 at The Church of St. Patrick, Ravena. Friends may
call at the church prior to the service starting at 10 AM. The
family would like you to consider, in lieu of flowers, a
contribution in memory of Marion to
The Church of St. Patrick, 21 Main St., Ravena, NY 12143 or
St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, PO Box 1000, Memphis, TN