Marie Prapestis

Marie M. Prapestis

1919 - 2011

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Marie M. Prapestis (Vogel) Beaver Dams: Age 91, formerly of Elmira, died on Friday, April 1, 2011, with her children by her side. Marie was born April 8, 1919, in Elmira, a daughter of Herman and Marie (Rumpmeyer) Vogel. She is predeceased by her husband John J. "Pepper" Prapestis; brothers, Herman, William, Frank, Ludwig, and Emil Vogel; and good friend Elise Calhoun. She is survived by daughters and son-in-law, Christine M. and Timothy Putman of Beaver Dams, and Patricia A. Prapestis of Buffalo; son and daughter-in-law, William P. and Maureen Prapestis of Elmira; sister, Louise Shoemaker of Murphy, NC; grandchildren, Laurie Tietje, Erica (Paul) Kinney, and William Prapestis; great grandchildren, Aaron Lee and Brook Marie Tietje; step granddaughter, and special caregiver, Stacy Putman; along with several nieces and nephews. Marie was a long time volunteer with the Clemens Center where she was the coat check person. She was also a life time member of the American Legion Clarence Oliver Post #154 Auxiliary. Friends are invited to McInerny Funeral Home, corner of W. Water and Walnut Sts., on Wednesday, April 6, 2011 from 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. A funeral service will follow with Reverend Richard Hubbard officiating. Interment will take place at Woodlawn Cemetery on Thursday, April 7, 2011. Those wishing may remember Marie with a donation to either, Southern Tier Hospice, 11751 E. Corning Road, Corning NY 14830 or Schuyler County Meals On Wheels, 323 Owego Street, Unit 7, Suite 165, Montour Falls NY 14865.
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Wednesday
6
April

Visitation

4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Wednesday, April 6, 2011
McInerny Funeral Home
502 W. Water St.
Elmira, New York, United States
Wednesday
6
April

Funeral Service

6:00 pm
Wednesday, April 6, 2011
McInerny Funeral Home
502 W. Water St.
Elmira, New York, United States
Service Time: 06:00 PM
Thursday
7
April

Interment at: Woodlawn Cemetery

12:00 pm
Thursday, April 7, 2011
Woodlawn Cemetery
1200 Walnut Street
Elmira, New York, United States