Marion H. (Phillips) Arnold, 95, of Wheatfield, NY, passed from this life on February 7, 2020. Born on April 17, 1924 in Niagara Falls, NY, she was the daughter of the late Franklin and Lydia (Strasburg) Phillips.
Marion was a lifelong resident of Niagara Falls, NY, attended local schools and graduated from LaSalle High School. On December 15, 1951, she married Robert C. Arnold. He predeceased her on January 11, 2020. Marion was baptized and raised in Bacon Memorial Presbyterian Church. She enjoyed playing Yahtzee with her sisters as well as bingo. Above all, Marion loved spending time with her children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
Marion is survived by 5 children, Robert (Marsha) Arnold, Cherille Panza, John (Donna) Arnold, Thomas (Cynthia) Arnold and Barbara (Blake Kobee) Basden; 13 grandchildren; 15 great grandchildren; sister, Betty (late James) Robbins and several nieces and nephews who knew her as Aunt Mooney. In addition to her parents and husband, she was predeceased by 8 siblings.
Visitation will be on Sunday from 3-7 p.m. in the Chapel of OTTO REDANZ FUNERAL HOME, 2215 MILITARY ROAD, NIAGARA FALLS, NY, where Marion’s funeral service will be held on Monday, February 10th at 10:00 a.m. Prayers of committal and interment will follow in Niagara Falls Memorial Park Cemetery. Family and friends invited. To share condolences and view her tribute video visit, GOODLANDERCARES.com
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