Marion Elizabeth Airey “Punky”- November 21, 2015

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 SELKIRK – Marion Elizabeth Airey “Punky” passed away Saturday, November 21, 2015.  She was born November 5, 1925 in Selkirk to the late Katherine and Michael Joseph Miller.  Marion graduated from Coeymans High School in 1942 and went to work for the NYS Department of Audit and Control.  In 1956 she and her sister Anne, opened Mari-Anne’s Sweet Shop in Selkirk which became the gathering place for the village.  After closing the shop in 1993, Punky and her husband George retired to Florida.  Upon George’s death ten years later she returned home to Selkirk. 

     Punky was predeceased by her sister Anne Miller Wagoner;  her two brothers, Michael Joseph “Joe” Miller and Robert E. “Rusty” Miller.

     She is survived by her sister, Carol M. Wickham;  three stepchildren, George Airey III of FL, Lawrence Airey and Susan Medford of NC;  and many nieces and nephews.

      Funeral services will be held 10 AM Saturday, November 28th at the Babcock Funeral Home, Ravena.   Friends may call at the funeral home on Saturday prior to the service starting at 9 AM.

     In lieu of flowers the family would like you to consider a contribution in memory of Marion to St. Patrick’s Church, 21 Main St., Ravena, NY 12143.