In Memory of Marilyn J. (Foster) Crowther

September 15, 1929 - November 20, 2019

Resided in Utica, NY


Private Visitation


Private Service


Private Cemetery


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Marilyn J. (Foster) Crowther, 90, of Utica, died November 20, 2019 at the Siegenthaler Center.

She was born September 15, 1929 in Utica, daughter of the late Raymond and Margaret Mauer Foster and attended Utica Free Academy.

Marilyn married Raymond Crowther December 23, 1948 in Utica. Raymond died December 27, 2018.

She was formerly employed with General Electric in Utica.

Marilyn enjoyed spending time with her family. She enjoyed traveling to Florida which she was able to do just three weeks ago. She also liked to crochet and knit.

She is survived by her daughter Sandra Van Pelt of Norwich; grandchildren, Tammy (Mark) Cappadonia of Hamilton, Renee (Mike) Love of Valrico, FL and David (Maria) Van Pelt of LaFargeville, NY; her great-grandchildren, Ashley Perry (Jason Smart) of Yarmouth, ME, Allison Geiser, Riverview, FL, Braden Love, Valrico, FL, Nikki Cappadonia of New Hartford, Natalie (Cody) Santiago of Colorado, Oliver and Matilda Van Pelt of La Fargevillle, NY; her great-great grandchildren Reece Geiser, Riverview, FL, Avery Smart of Yarmouth, ME, and Joslyn Santiago of Colorado. She is also survived by her brother Melvin Foster of Utica and several nieces and nephews.

The family wishes to extend their sincere thanks to Hospice for all of the wonderful care given to Marilyn, also the staff of Bonnie and her band of angels.

Services will be held at the convenience of the family. There are no calling hours.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Hospice and Palliative Care, Inc.