Friday, October 26, 2018

Marjorie A. Hand

Penn Yan, NY - Marjorie A. Hand, age 89, formerly of Wellsville passed away on Friday, October 19, 2018, at the Homestead in Penn Yan. She was born on February 1, 1929 in Batavia to Elmer H. and Myrtle J. Baehre Hunt. She was married to James Hand who predeceased her.

Marjorie was a long time resident of Pleasant Street and later the Wellsville Manor Hills on the Bolivar Road. She was a graduate of Wellsville High School who had worked for Dresser Rand, Air Preheater, and for a time she lived and worked in Arizona. Marjorie was also a self employed florist.  She was raised in the Trinity Lutheran Church and later she attended the former Christian Temple Church. Marjorie was a member of the the American Legion Post #702 Auxiliary of Wellsville who loved playing cards, including bridge, and enjoyed painting at Manor Hills.

Survivors include 2 daughters, Susan D. Hand of Cornville, Arizona, and Nancy (Danny)  Brooks of Penn Yan; a daughter in law, Deb Owen of Wellsville; 4 grandchildren, Tjay (Ruthann)  Mott, Brent Perkins, Kristen (Mark)  Bechara, and Mark Owen; 3 great grand children, Gabrielle, Elias, and Isabella; a brother, Allen Hunt of Wellsville; a sister in law Linda Boundy as well as several nieces and nephews.

She was predeceased by her long time companion, Robert “Bob” Owen, her 2 sons, Ronald and Mark Hand; 2 brothers, Jackie and Raymond Hunt; a sister, June Enos.

Friends are invited to attend a memorial service at the Grace United Church on North Main Street in Wellsville on Monday November 5, 2018 at 11 am. In lieu of flowers memorials in Marjorie's name may be made to either the Grace United Church of Wellsville or to the Penn Yan Volunteer Ambulance Corps at 205 North Avenue, Penn Yan, NY.  14527. To leave online condolences please visit

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