Marion (nee De Vries) Damsma Marion (nee De Vries) Damsma died peacefully on the morning of April 6, 2017 at the age of 90. Marion was born in Midland Park, NJ, where she and her husband Peter J. raised their family of seven children before retiring to Sea Colony, Florida. After Peter's death in 2004, Marion moved to the BCHCC in Rockleigh, NJ. where she was an extraordinarily loved and active member of the community and the Presbyterian Church of Norwood. Marion had a smile that warmed many hearts, especially those of her children: John of Firestone, Colorado; Bob (Evelyn) of Palm Coast, Florida; Pat (John) McGlade, of Midland Park, NJ; Peggy(Lee) Hinmon of New Port Richey, Florida, Lou Ann of Midland Park, NJ; Jan (Dick) Degenaars of Palm Coast, Florida; and Peter W. (Trish) of Midland Park, NJ. Marion's legacy of love continues with sixteen grandchildren and fourteen great-grandchildren. A celebration of her life will be held on Friday, April 21 at 6 PM at the West Side Presbyterian Church 6 South Monroe Street Ridgewood, NJ. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Oasis- a haven for Women and Children in Paterson, NJ.
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