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Marjorie S. Caulkins


ADAMS CENTER — A graveside service for Marjorie Snell Caulkins 97, formerly of NYS Route 177 in Honeyville, will be held at 11:00AM Wednesday September 4th in Brookside Cemetery, Town of Watertown, with Rev. Mona Fargo officiating. There will no calling hours, arrangements are with the Carpenter-Stoodley Funeral Home, Belleville.

Marjorie passed away Thursday August 29th in the Samaritan Keep Home with her granddaughter, Cheryl at her bedside. She had been a resident there since February of 2008.

She was born November 1, 1915 in Adams Center the daughter of William D. and Mabel Stokes Snell. She was 1934 graduate of the Adams Center High School and on June 12th 1936 she married Lyle F. Caulkins in Syracuse with Rev. Ru Wet Myles Bell officiating. The couple had lived in Honeyville since 1939. Mr. Caulkins died May 28th 1999.

Marjorie was a homemaker all her life and in most recent years, enjoyed her friends, and all the activities at Samaritan Keep ,especially bingo, red hats and the weekly entertainment. She looked out for her Samaritan Keep family. She enjoyed her weekly outing with her granddaughter, Cheryl, going out to eat, any chance she got. She was a member of the Adams Methodist Church.

She is survived by a son, Robert Francis Caulkins of Watertown; a daughter-in-law, Ginger, Watertown, 4 grandchildren, Cheryl and her husband Donald Dwyer of Rodman, James and his wife Marla Brown of Mooresville, NC, Debra Sue and her husband Neil Hamilton of Watertown, Robert Lyle Caulkins of Henderson; several great grandchildren; a sister-in-law, Doris Snell at the Samaritan Keep Home; 2 nieces, Linda and her husband Ed Stinson of Adams Center, Ruth and her husband Tom Desimone of Clayton, a nephew, Larry Snell of Oswego, also a great niece and nephew.

She was predeceased by a grandson, Mark; and 2 brothers, Richard Edward Snell and William David Snell.

In lieu of flowers please make a donation in Marjorie’s memory to, Samaritan Keep Home 7th Floor Activities Fund, 133 Pratt St., Watertown, NY 13601.

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