– Marian R. O'Brien passed away at home in Albany, NY on December 5,
surrounded by her loving family. She was born in Selkirk on June 7,
1924 to Allyn and Geraldine Stalker. She lived most of her life in
the Ravena area, and her last few years with her daughter Karen and
her husband in Albany.
Marian is survived by her
children, Robert A. O'Brien (Lee Rae, deceased), Karen Lalor
(Stephen), Sharon Andrews (Gary), and Susan Holbrook (Craig); 10
grandchildren; and 18 great-grandchildren. She is predeceased by her
husbands, John J. O'Brien and Russell Steltz, her parents and
brother, Allyn Stalker, Jr.
Marian graduated from Ravena
High School and after many years of service she retired from the
R-C-S School District in 1986. She was a loyal volunteer at St.
Peter's Hospice for several years.
The family wishes to thank The
Community Hospice and Dr. Gary Bakst for their compassionate,
excellent care of Marian. Donations in her memory may be made to the
Veterans Miracle Center, 10 Interstate Ave, Albany, NY, 12205.
services will be held at a later date.