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 Marchant, Mary Patricia
Born: 10/28/1941
Died: 02/09/2016
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Marchant, Mary Patricia

            Marchant, Mary Patricia age 74 of the Lake Mohawk section of Sparta Twp., died peacefully at her home in the loving care of her husband and the skilled Nurses and Aids of the Karen Ann Quinan Hospice.  Born October 28, 1941 in Baltimore, MD to the late John P. and Margaret M. (Leschefsky) Mullan Jr., she was christened into the Catholic faith November 23, 1941.

             A graduate from College of Notre Dame of Maryland in 1968, Pat later earned her Masters of Education from Towson State College in Maryland in 1974. Pat taught elementary and special education (reading) in various schools in Baltimore and Hartford counties, MD as well as in Sussex and Morris counties, NJ.

             Mrs. Marchant moved to Lake Mohawk in 1977 from Belair, MD. She loved the Lake Mohawk Boardwalk restaurants, her neighbors, her many friends as well as her dog Boo. An active member of the Sparta Senior Citizens, she enjoyed the many day trips and longer ones such as the Upper Peninsula of Michigan, the Golden Isles of Georgia, Charleston, SC and most recently Alaska.

             Survivors include her beloved husband George W. Marchant at home, her son George W.  Jr. and his wife Melissa as well as a grandson Ayden George Marchant all of Goffstown, NH.

             Memorial visitation will be held Saturday February 13th, 2016 from 2:30 to 5:30 PM with Memorial Services at 3:00 PM in the Iliff-Ruggiero Funeral Home #156 main St. (Rt. 206) Newton, NJ Private cremation services were held at Pat’s wishes and at the convenience of the family. In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to either the Karen Ann Quinlan Hospice www.karenannquinlanhospice.org, the Sparta Cancer Center www.spartacancer.org or to Father John’s Animal House www.fatherjohnsanimalhouse.org
 
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Pat was my only cousin (first) and we grew up near each other in Baltimore, MD. I'll admit I sometimes felt like the "kid brother" when she came around. My christening photo shows Pat peaking around from behind her parents (my godparents). Later we could sometimes share memories of that period as we both eventually did leave MD. Through the years we managed to stay in touch and visit each other. In particular, we recall the fun we had at George and Pat's wedding with all the family gathered. Fortunately, we stayed connected even though she and George were in north NJ and we were in central PA. Pat will be greatly missed and our condolences to George plus George Jr and family. With love Chuck and Sue.
Charles L Zitnick, Jr
Please accept my sincere condolences for the loss of your beloved Wife and Mother. I hope you will find comfort and peace of mind as I have from the words of Psalm 145: 14, 18.
J. Younger
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