Marcia Folger, 78, Watertown

WATERTOWN, NY —  Marcia Folger, 78, Watertown, NY, died peacefully Oct. 6, 2019, with her loving family by her side. She passed away from unexpected complications after suffering a stroke in April.

Marcia was born in Syracuse, NY,  daughter of Pearl and C. DeWitt Livingston and was raised in and around Syracuse, Watertown and the Mohawk Valley. She graduated from Watertown High School in 1958 and after raising five children, graduated with honors from SUNY Oswego in 2003.

She is survived by her five children and all their families, Steve Rowell and Dan Rowell both of Watertown, Molly Anderson of Pompey, NY, Stephanie Sasenbury of Fayetteville, NY  and Matthew Folger of Surprise, Arizona. She is also survived by her pets Zack and Callie.

She was predeceased by her second husband Robert S. Folger, her parents C.Dewitt Livingston and Pearl Dawley Sternischer and a younger sister JoAnn, who died in infancy.

Marcia was an avid reader, genealogy and psychology enthusiast and Facebook friend to many, near and far. She retired from state service after a long and varied career.

Marcia chose to donate her body to the Anatomical Gift Program at Upstate Medical University. A private memorial service and burial will be held at a future date. There will be no calling hours.

Memorial contributions may be made to All Creatures Big and Small, PO Box 373, Lacona, NY13083 an organization that was instrumental in finding a home for Zack, her much beloved dog.

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