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August 28, 2013

Margaret V. Minarcin

Margaret V. Minarcin

ONEONTA — Margaret V. Minarcin, 80, of Oneonta, passed away, Monday, Aug. 26, 2013, at the A.O. Nursing Home in Oneonta.

She was born Feb. 13, 1933, in Franklin, the daughter of the late Theodore and Margaret (Wallette) Mastis.

She married John R. Minarcin on Oct. 12, 1952. He passed away on June 23, 2009.

Margaret was a member of St. Mary’s Church and was a teacher’s assistant for 15 years at the Oneonta Consolidated School District.

Her life interests were sports, especially the Yankees and Giants. However, her primary love in life was caring for her husband, John, her children and her grandchildren.

Margaret is survived by her daughter, Linda Molinari and her husband, Kevin of Matthews, N.C.; her four grandchildren, Meghan Molinari, Michael (Meghan) Molinari, John (Jackie) Minarcin and Donald (Melissa) Minarcin; two great-grandsons, John Minarcin Jr., and Dominic Minarcin; and her daughter-in-law, Jan Minarcin.

She was predeceased by her husband, parents, and her son, John Minarcin in 1995.

At Margaret’s request, there will be no calling hours.

A private service for the family will be in Mt. Calvary Cemetery, Emmons.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions in her name may be made to Catskill Area Hospice & Palliative Care Inc., 1 Birchwood Drive, Oneonta, NY 13820.

Condolences to the family may be made online by visiting the website

Arrangements are by the Lester R. Grummons Funeral Home, Oneonta.

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