Marjorie 'Marge''s Story
Marjorie 'Marge' L. Wattengel entered into rest on July 1, 2017 at the age of 91 after a brief illness.
Marjorie lived in Niagara Falls/Lewiston, graduated from William Smith College, received a M.A. from Buffalo State, was a case worker for Niagara Falls Department of Social Services and later stayed home to raise her children. She volunteered at Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center, served on the Board of Family and Children's Services, and was a life long member of Zion Lutheran Church where she worked on the Christmas Bazaar and other activities. She loved learning, and was a member of the Lewiston Historical Society, Monday Club and The Tatler. She loved the outdoors, spending summers at her family's cottage with family and friends. Family and friends were Marge's focus, she loved to cook and entertain through the years.
She is predeceased by her parents, Marguerite and John Leigh; husband, Jerald A. Wattengel; son, John Wattengel; brother, Arthur Leigh (died on the same day).
She is survived by daughter, Nancy (Keith) LeFevre of Marion; grandsons, Jeff and Brad LeFevre of Marion; several nieces, nephews, and friends.
A Celebration of Life will be held Saturday, July 8 at 11:00 AM at the Zion Lutheran Church, 1010 Michigan Ave., Niagara Falls, NY 14305.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to WNED (Public Television), Horizons Plaza, P.O. 1263, Buffalo, NY. 14240-1263, or charity of one's choice.
Condolences may be expressed at Stevensfhmarion.com.
Published on July 3, 2017