NEWARK, NY: Margueritte F. Mere, born February 12, 1927, passed on to join the Lord on Saturday April 28th, 2012. She had resided at DeMay Living Center since October 10, 2010.
Calling hours will be Monday May 7 from 4-7pm at Phillips Memorial Home, 64 Andrews St, Massena. A noon Mass will be held on Tuesday May 8 at Sacred Heart Church with Fr. Donald Manfred officiating. A reception to follow. Burial will be in Calvary Cemetery. Donations may be made to Sacred Heart Church, 212 Main St., Massena 13662 or to St. Michaels Church, 401 South Main St, Newark 14513 or to a charity of ones choice.
Margueritte was born in Massena, NY and later moved to Hudson, Florida and then to Newark NY. She was known for helping her husband build several houses in Massena and in Newark. Her passion was her love for her family and especially for her grandchildren.
She is survived by her daughter, Marlene Mere Donk of Newark; granddaughter Christine Donk Stalker (Jeffrey) of Newark and three great grandchildren; Emma, Nicholas and Jacob Stalker. Her sisters Ethel Debien (Leo) of Massena and Elizabeth Snickles (Charles) of Saratoga Springs; sisters-in-law Margaret Brodeur of Richland; Alice Brodeur of Richland; Yvette Ploof of Chase Mills and Margaret Mare of Norwood; several nieces and nephews.
She was predeceased by her parents, Walter and Sarah Michaud Rogers and by her most cherished husband, Armond E.J. Mere, who died on May 15, 2004. They had celebrated 57 years of marriage. Also predeceased by two brothers, Walter Rogers Jr. and George Rogers.
Local arrangements by Schulz-Pusateri Funeral Home, 103 Maple Court, Newark NY.