Margaret Sumner

Margaret A. "Marge" Sumner

1933 - 2023

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Sumner, Marge

RAVENA – Margaret Ann “Marge” Sumner, 89, passed away at home, surrounded by the love of her family, on Thursday morning, October 26, 2023.

          Marge was born in Albany on December 8, 1933.  She was raised in Upstate New York and graduated from Glens Falls High School, and resided in New Hampshire for a period of time.  Marge was employed as a licensed practical nurse at Good Samaritan Nursing Home in Delmar, retiring several years ago.  She was a communicant of St. Patrick’s Church in Ravena, and a member of Mother McAuley Council 3424 Columbiettes.  Marge enjoyed growing flowers, collecting Precious Moments figurines, and she loved animals.

          Marge is survived by her husband, Clayton R. Sumner; children, Robin, Brenda, David, Michael, and Paul; grandchildren, great-grandchildren, and one great-great-grandson.  She was predeceased by her mother, Frances Noe, and her step-father, Walter Batease; sister, Miriam; aunt, Marilyn.

          A heartfelt thanks to nurses Shiela and Dawn for their wonderful care of Marge over many weeks, and to Hospice for their help during the last two weeks.

          Marge was cremated privately.  Relatives and friends are invited to attend her Memorial Mass on Tuesday, November 7th at 10 a.m. in St. Patrick’s Church, 21 Main Street, Ravena.  Memorial donations to the Mohawk-Hudson Humane Society, 3 Oakland Avenue, Menands, NY 12204 will be appreciated.  Condolence page is available at



Memorial Mass

10:00 am
Tuesday, November 7, 2023
St. Patrick's Church
21 Main St.
Ravena, New York, United States