Marjorie Gloria Gill Allesi
Marjorie Gloria Gill Allesi, 92, of Lakewood, NY, crossed over peacefully at 5:10 pm Monday, November 11, 2019, surrounded by loved ones.
An area resident for most of her life, she was born August 1, 1927 in Buffalo, NY a daughter of the late Henry and Leora Sweet Gill.
A graduate of Cassadaga Valley Central School, Marjorie went back to school in later life, earning degrees from Jamestown Community College and the State University of New York at Fredonia.
A spiritual and highly spirited woman, she was a member of the Church of the Living Spirit in Lily Dale, NY and the St. Luke’s Episcopal Church in
Jamestown, the Lakewood-Busti Golden Agers, the Robert P. Illig Disabled American Veterans Auxiliary the Veteran of Foreign Wars Auxiliary and the American Legion Auxiliary.
Marjorie was generous with her time, money, and wisdom. She spent many hours happily volunteering at the St. Susan’s Center, St. Luke’s Thrift Shop and supporting many regional and international charities.
Surviving are a son; Kevin Allesi of Fredonia, NY, two daughters; Kathleen Allesi of Washington, DC, Maureen Allesi of Albion, NY, three grandchildren; Faith Allesi-Jones of Fredonia, NY, Jessica Barker of Erie, PA, Spencer Salamone of Albion, NY, four great grandchildren; Jonas Jones, Marla Hender-son both of Fredonia, NY, Kylen Jackson, Lilyanna Seip both of Erie, PA, several nieces, nephews cousins, dear friends,
neighbors and her feline companion.
Besides her parents she was preceded in death by her husband, John Allesi whom she married October 5, 1946 and who died April 12, 2003, two daughters, Colleen Allesi-Sweeny who died May 31, 2006, Bonnie J. Allesi-Barker who died July 27, 2015, three sisters, Marie McClure, Avis Gill
and Shirley Buelow and two brothers, Pat and Howard Cooney.
The funeral will be held at 11:00 am Friday in the Lind Funeral Home. The Rev. Ronald Skowronski of the Church of the Living Spirit will officiate. Inurnment will be in the Lake View Cemetery.
Friends will be received from 3-6 pm Thursday in the funeral home.
Memorials may be made to the St. Susan’s Center, 31 Water St. Jamestown, NY 14701 or to the Chautauqua County Humane Society, 2825 Strunk Rd.
Jamestown, NY 14701.
You may leave words of condolence to Marjorie’s family at www.lindfuneralhome.com.