Marjorie V. Skinner Stewart Barker, 92

Marjorie V. Barker of North East, died on Friday, Jan. 1, 2015, at Erickson Heritage House.

 She was born on Jan. 30, 1923, in North East to the late Earl F. and Hattie Calkins Skinner.

 Marge was a graduate of St. Vincent School of Nursing and was formerly employed as a registered nurse at St. Vincent Health Center for several years, retiring in 1985.

 She was an active member of the North East Chamber of Commerce and North East Farmers Market for 23 years.

 Marge was well known throughout Erie County for her homemade jams and jellies.

 She enjoyed spending time with her family and was extremely proud of her five-generation family. 

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her first husband, Leslie R. Stewart, and second husband, Ralph E. Barker; brothers, James R., Raymond E., Lloyd, and John Skinner; sisters, Esther Crozier and Lucille Moore.

She is survived by her daughters, Caroline Dempsey (Richard) of Cambridge Springs and Annette Melzer of Ariz.; five grandchildren, six great-grandchildren, and nine great-great-grandchildren.

 Services were held at the William D. Elkin Funeral Home and at the North East Cemetery.

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