Marion C. Henricks, 96, of 29 South Street passed away Thursday, January 30, 2020 at home after a lengthy illness.
Born on October 23, 1923, in Cuba, New York she was a daughter of Dr. Hazen G. and Martha Sima Chamberlin. On December 9, 1976, in Vienna, Virginia, she married Walter A. Henricks who preceded her in death on December 29, 1985.
Marion received her Bachelors of Science Degree from Peabody Institute of the City of Baltimore Conservatory of Music on May 31, 1947 and then on March 7, 1949 received a Bachelors of Science degree from John Hopkins University. In 1976, she received her certificate to be an auto mechanic.
She had worked for the Phone Company, Citizens Bank in Cuba, and had been a home health aide. In the 1980ís she and her husband started the Church of the Good Shepherd in their home on South Street.
Marion loved music, animals, hiking in the woods and celebrating New Yearís. She credited her long life to her use of natural remedies and holistic medicine.
She is survived by a sister, Anne C.; a personal friend, Rene Fanton of Cuba; and several caregivers.
In addition to her parents she was predeceased by a sister Alice Chamberlin Blenman on August 16, 2012.
Private Services will be held at the convenience of the family. The Rev. Canon Kenneth W. Gunn-Walberg will officiate.
Burial will be in Carpenter Hill Road Cemetery, Town of Ischua, New York.
Arrangements are under direction of the Mark F. Rinker Funeral Home & Memorial Service, Inc., Cuba.