Niagara Gazette


June 29, 2013

Marjorie J. Hollinger

NORTH TONAWANDA — Marjorie J. (Dimond) Hollinger, a lifetime resident of Niagara Falls, passed away on         Thursday, June 27, 2013 in DeGraff Memorial Hospital, following a brief illness. She was 96. She was born on December 31, 1916, a daughter of the late Charles H. and Mina Belle (Burmingham) Dimond. She attended local schools and graduated from Niagara Falls High School.

During World War II, Mrs. Hollinger was employed as a production worker at the former     Niagara Searchlight Company and then for several years as a seamstress with the Singer Sewing Machine Company. She was a member of the First United Methodist Church.

She is survived by her children, Martha J. (Joseph) Cram and Judith E. (James) Taylor, all of Murchison, TX and Duncan C. Hollinger of Niagara Falls; her siblings, Kenneth (Emily)         Dimond of Port Charlotte, FL, Paul (Joan) Dimond of Pittsburgh, PA, and Verla (Allan) Barlow of Freedom, PA; her niece, Mrs. Ann Newman of North Tonawanda, NY; grandchildren, James and Joseph Cram, Judy Ryles, Jeff, Terry and Peter Wackett and Jennifer Wright; 21 great-grandchildren and many great-great-grandchildren; nieces, nephews and cousins. In addition to her parents, Mrs. Hollinger was predeceased by her husband, James Hollinger in 1997; brothers, Donald and Richard Dimond; a sister, Ruth        Neuman and grandchildren, Roger Wackett, Cheryl Cram and James Wackett; and great-granddaughter, Lauren Cram.

Family will be present Monday 2-4 & 7-9 PM at the LANE FUNERAL HOME, Inc., 8622 Buffalo Ave., where funeral services will be held Tuesday at 11:00 AM, with the Rev. Jean Edmister, Pastor of the First United Methodist Church, officiating.  Burial in Niagara Falls Memorial Park Cemetery, Town of Lewiston. Flowers gratefully declined. If desired, contributions may be made to the First United Methodist Church, 8210 Buffalo Ave.,       Niagara Falls, NY 14304; or the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, 1775 Wehrle Dr., #150, Buffalo, NY  14221.


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