Marlene Sue Chichester

Mrs. Chichester

Mrs. Marlene Sue Chichester, age 88, of Gloversville, passed away Monday July 1, 2019, at Baptist Health Center for Nursing & Rehabilitation, Scotia with her loving family by her side.

She was born April 12, 1931, in Gloversville, the daughter of the late Edwin and Ethel McQuade. She was employed as an inspector at MCA Records of Gloversville. She was an avid New York Yankees fan. She enjoyed cards and playing bingo with her family and senior friends at her home of Petoff Gardens, along with enjoying embroidery and crocheting in her free time. Marlene was known for enjoying the beauty of flowers along with birds that would pass by her bedroom window. Some of her favorite times of the day were when her soap operas and Jeopardy would be on television.

Marlene was a very social person, being well known for always having a big smile on her face. She enjoyed her outing with her family, especially her grand, great-grand and great-great-grandchildren.

Marlene was a former member of North Main United Methodist Church, being a part of the church’s choir.

Marlene is survived by her seven children, Carlene Dorman, Donald Chichester (Stacie), Carl III Chichester (Chris), Cathy A. Nicosia (Michael), Laurie Fallis, Paul Chichester, Kevin Chichester; her ten grandchildren, Michael Dorman (Jacey), Candi Baumes, Madonna Chichester, Lisa Chichester, Shane Chichester, Serena Chichester, Riley Simonds, Joseph Simonds (Natasha), Tyler Fallis, and Kyle Fallis (Angela); 21 great-grandchildren; and three great-great-grandchildren; along with several extended family members and friends.

Along with both of her parents, she was predeceased by her brother, Edwin McQuade; and a granddaughter, Stacie Dorman.

The family will receive relatives and friends from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Friday, July 5, 2019, at Walrath & Stewart Funeral Home, 51 Fremont St., Gloversville, where a funeral service immediately will follow at 1 p.m. with the Rev. Joyce Royal officiating.

Being a longtime donor to both the Boys Club of America and St. Jude Children’s Hospital, memorial contributions may be made in lieu of flowers to either charity in her name.

Arrangements are entrusted to Walrath & Stewart Funeral Home.

Online condolences may be made to the Chichester family at

By Patricia Older

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