Marina C Wallace

Marina C WallaceGLENS FALLS, NY — Marina C. Wallace, 82, of Glens Falls, NY passed away on Monday, September 24, 2018 at Glens Falls Hospital. Born in St. Bernadin, Ontario, Canada, the daughter of the late Alfred and Laurette (St. Onge) Lavigne. She retired from Glens Falls School District after 27 years, also working at the Glens Falls Civic Center and as a Warren County Election Inspector for many years. Marina was actively involved in her community. She belonged or volunteered for St. Anne’s Solidarity, Home Bureau, Girl Scouts, Boys Scouts, Glens Falls Little League and the PTA. She was a lifelong communicant of St. Alphonsus Church and later became a member of St. Joseph’s Church in Fort Edward. In their earlier years, Marina and her husband were actively involved with the Holiday Ramblers, the Glens Falls Indians Grandstanders and enjoyed camping in Minerva and snowmobiling. In their later years, they enjoyed their camp on Northwoods Club Road and wintering in Florida. Marina’s hobbies included knitting, quilting, sewing, bowling, cooking, baking and traveling. She loved spending countless hours working in her yard and garden. Her greatest joy in life was spending time with family and friends.
In addition to her parents, Marina was predeceased by her husband of 46 years, Donald S. Wallace, who died in 2003 and by her sisters Murielle Henderson and Ruth Phillips.


She is survived by her son Michael Wallace (MaryAnn) of South Glens Falls, NY; son Scott Wallace (Lisa) of Finksburg, MD; daughter Ann Fuller (Gary) of East Greenbush, NY and grandchildren Paige Fuller, Austin Fuller, Sam Wallace and Sara Wallace. She is also survived by her brothers Laurier Lavigne and Neil Lavigne, sister Dorette O’Keefe; sisters-in-law Joan Lavigne, Jeannette Lavigne, Marcia Corriveau, Deborah Wallace and Joyce Brown; her brother-in-law Richard Phillips and many nieces and nephews.

Calling hours were held from 5 to 8 PM on Friday, September 28, 2018 at Singleton Sullivan Potter Funeral Home, 407 Bay Rd., Queensbury, NY.


A Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated at 11 AM on Saturday, September 29, 2018 at St. Joseph’s Church, Fort Edward, NY. Burial followed at St. Mary’s Cemetery, South Glens Falls, NY.

In lieu of flowers, contributions in Marina’s memory may be made to the Glens Falls City School District, 15 Quade Street, Glens Falls, NY 12801, c/o the Marina C Wallace Scholarship Fund.

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