Marjorie R. (Starkey) DeMonte

October 1, 1924 ~ October 17, 2018 (age 94)

Marjorie R. DeMonte, 94, of Fort Seneca, passed away on Wednesday morning, October 17, 2018 at her home.

She was born on October 1, 1924, in Bloomville, Ohio, to Verdon and Lucille (Factor) Starkey.  On August 7, 1946, in St. Joseph Catholic Church, she married Alvin DeMonte and he preceded her in death on November 24, 1998.

Survivors include her son, Alvin “Butch” (Cindy) DeMonte of Bradenton, FL; daughters, Linda (Richard) Mader of Tiffin and Roberta (Patrick) Gillig of Waterville; seven grandchildren, Sarah Kersanty, Mark Mader, Maria Kirk, Rachel Ward, Jean Porter, Chad DeMonte and Danielle Jonson; and fourteen great grandchildren, Mackenzie, Madison, Riley, Gavin, Anthony, Molly, Lucas, Macy, Noah, Patrick, Lucy, Jacob, Grace and one on the way.

She was also preceded in death by her parents; and brothers, Floyd Starkey and Richard Ohl.

Marjorie graduated from Bloomville High School in 1943 and was a member of St. Mary Catholic Church.  She worked at First National Bank and later at Seneca County Clerk of Courts.  She was a seamstress and enjoyed making baptismal gowns and dresses, crafts, quilting, sewing, baking, cooking, traveling, playing cards with friends and family and wintering in Florida.  Marjorie was a “real homemaker” and loved spending time with her family, especially her grandchildren and great-grandchildren who meant everything to her, she was always happy to see them.

The family would like to thank Marjorie's friend and caregiver, Judy Bowling for her dedication.

Her Mass of Christian Burial will be at 10:00 A.M. on Monday, October 22, 2018 at St. Mary Catholic Church with Rev. Gary Walters officiating.  A Rosary will be prayed 20 minutes prior to Mass.  Burial will follow in St. Mary Catholic Cemetery.

Friends may visit with the family from 4-6:00 P.M. on Sunday, October 21, 2018 at Hoffmann-Gottfried-Mack Funeral Home & Crematory, 236 S. Washington St., Tiffin, Ohio 44883, (419) 447-2424.

Memorial contributions may be made to St. Mary Catholic Church, Community Hospice Care or to St. Francis Home.

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