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September 3, 2013

Erma H. Marble

The Daily Star

---- — Erma H. Marble

GUILFORD — Erma H. Marble, 92, of Guilford, passed away peacefully on Friday, Aug. 30, 2013, in Walton.

Erma was born on Aug. 26, 1921, daughter of the late Alfred and Margaret (Hoyt) Hauschild in Warren, Pa.

She married Byron S. Marble on March 28, 1948, in the United Methodist Church of Sidney. She and Barney shared 58 wonderful years of marriage until he predeceased her on Nov. 12, 2006.

Erma was a longtime employee of Amphenol Corporation in Sidney, working as an office clerk until her retirement.

She was a devoted member of the Guilford Center Presbyterian Church, where she will be remembered for her amazing cookies and baking. Erma was also active in the Guilford Fire Department Women’s Auxiliary and she enjoyed bowling. The most important things in her life were her family and her faith.

Erma is survived by her brother and sister-in-law, David and Louise Sager of Belleview, Fla.; brother-in-law, Lee Cross of Belleview, Fla.; as well as numerous nieces and nephews, grandnieces and grandnephews, great-grandnieces and great-grandnephews; and great-great-grandnieces and --grandnephews.

In addition to her beloved husband, Erma was predeceased by her brother and sister-in-law, Charles and Helen Hauschild; sister and brother-in-law, Thelma and Paul Curtis; sister and brother-in-law, Rose Miller Casta and Donald Miller and sister, Margaret Ann Cross.

The family would like to thank the dedicated Hospice nurses for their supportive care and friendship.

Friends are invited to call from 10 to 11 a.m. Thursday, Sept. 5, 2013, at the East Guilford Presbyterian Church. Funeral services will begin at 11 a.m. at the church. Burial will immediately follow in the Greenlawn Cemetery, Bainbridge.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions in Erma’s name may be directed to Catskill Area Hospice & Palliative Care, 1 Birchwood Drive, Oneonta, NY 13820.

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Arrangements are under the direction of C.H. Landers Funeral Chapel, Sidney.