Friday, 27 January 2017 14:42

Marguerite Simek Henry

JOHNSTOWN — Marguerite Simek Henry, 99, of Willing Helpers Home for Women in Johnstown, formerly of Niskayuna, passed away January 20, 2017 at Albany Medical Center Hospital where she has been a patient since January 6. She was born in Johnstown on February 22, 1917 a daughter to the late Edward and Antonia Pollack Simek. Marguerite graduated from Johnstown High School. She worked at Gates and Mills Glove Factory in Gloversville for several years. She was an avid gardener and well known for “Margie’s Cookies” with her family and neighbors. Marge was her grandsons’ cheerleader attending their sports endeavors. She traveled and lived throughout the United States. Above all she loved her family. She married LeRoy J. Henry, Jr. on June 28, 1948 in Johnstown. He predeceased her in 2011. Marguerite is survived by her son, Terry Henry and his wife Christine of Ballston Spa; two grandsons, Adam (Jennifer) of Lake Bluff, IL and Eric (Denise) of Orlando, FL, great- grandchildren, Braden, Charlotte and Abigail. Survived also by sisters Ann Collar, Bernadine Concetta, Mary Frito and several nieces and nephews. She is also predeceased by her sister Velma Simek, brothers Anthony, John, Steve and Edward. Relatives and friends are invited to attend a Mass of Christian Burial on Saturday, January 28 at 10 a.m. at St. Kaveri Parish (formerly St. Helen’s), 1803 Union St. in Niskayuna. A calling hour will be held Saturday from 8:30 to 9:30 a.m. at the Jones Funeral Home, 1503 Union St., (at McClellan) in Schenectady. Entombment will follow the Mass at Most Holy Redeemer Mausoleum in Niskayuna. In lieu of flowers, donations in Marguerite’s memory may be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 262 Danny Thomas Pl, Memphis, TN 38105. https://www.stjude.org/ To leave condolences, please visit www.jonesfh.net
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