---- — CHAMPLAIN — Marjorie M. (Castine) Duquette, 90, of Champlain, died peacefully Friday, March 29, 2013, at CVPH Medical Center in Plattsburgh, with her family by her side.
She was born in Mooers, N.Y. on Oct. 27, 1922, daughter of the late Peter and Julia (Belrose) Castine.
Marjorie was a life-long resident of Champlain and was a parishioner of St. Mary's Church. She was also a member of the Catholic Daughters of America and most recently the Mooers Senior Citizens Club. After 25 years of service, Marjorie retired from Ayerst Laboratories in Rouses Point.
In addition to her parents, Marjorie was predeceased by her husband Homer Duquette on Feb. 17, 1994; her brothers Fred, Lyman, Peter Jr., Roma, Marshall, William, George, Edgar, Victor, Edward and Elmer; and her sisters Helen, Agnes, Laura, Bertha, Edith, Mary and Elizabeth.
Her loving family includes her children, Michael Duquette and wife, Kathy of Champlain, Joan Boucher and husband Claude of Waterbury Center, Vt. and Jane Kowalski and husband John of Glenmont, N.Y. Six grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews also survive.
Marjorie's family would like to thank the staff of Clinton County Nursing Home and CVPH Medical Center for the exceptional care that she received.
Calling hours will be from 4 to 7 p.m. on Monday, April 1, at M.B. Clark Funeral Home, 196 Elm St., Champlain, N.Y.
A Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated at 10 a.m. on Tuesday, April 2, at St. Mary's Church, 86 Church St., Champlain, with Rev. James Delbel, Pastor, celebrating the Mass. Burial will be at a later date in the parish cemetery on Church Street.
Contributions in Marjorie's memory may be made to Clinton County Nursing Home, 16 Flynn Avenue, Plattsburgh, NY 12901 or to the Foundation of CVPH, 75 Beekman Street, Plattsburgh, NY 12901. To light a virtual candle and to leave a thought or memory, please visit the family's guestbook online at www.mbclarkfuneralhome.com and click obituaries.