Marie M. Kotsones
Marie M Kotsones, age 99, of Corning, passed away on Tuesday, October 11, 2016 at Corning Hospital. She was born on November 10, 1916 in Elmira, the daughter of Peter and Elizabeth (Maragus) Makres. She married Nicholas J. Kotsones on February 24, 1952 in Binghamton. He predeceased her in May 1972. Along with her husband, Marie was predeceased by her sister, Betty M. Joseph of Binghamton in 1995 and a brother, Dr. Thomas P. Makres of Vestal in 1973. She is survived by her niece, Betty Marie (Timothy) Crockett of Berkshire, NY; nephews, Stephen M. (Tammy) Makres of Vestal, and Peter F. Makres of Largo, FL; two great nephews, Thomas F. (Nicole) and Brandon M. Makres of Vestal, NY; great-great nephews, Nickolas and Ethan Makres, special cousin, Nikos (Rita) Maragos, of Freehold, NJ; along with other cousins and aunts. Marie retired from Corning Inc in 1981 as an Administrative Assistant, receiving her 50 year active and inactive service award in September 2002. She previously held several secretarial positions in Binghamton. She was Charter President of the then N.S.A. (P.S.I.) Corning Chapter and she belonged to St. Athanasios Greek Orthodox Church of Elmira. At Marie's request there will be no calling hours. Private services will be held at the convenience of family. Burial will take place at Hope Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorials donations may be made in Marie's name to the charity of your choice.
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