Age 96, of Albion, formerly of Henderson, died peacefully Wednesday October 3, 2012 at Medina Memorial Hospital. She was born June 3, 1916 in Rochester, a daughter of the late Stephen & Dorothy (Keisling) Rapport, also preceded in death by her husbands, Kenneth Pinkney in 1975 and Herbert Arft in 1999, granddaughter, Joelle VanVoorhis and a sister, Nina Ogi.
Marion was a member of the United Memthodist Church in Henderson, where she loved her house on the lake and the time she spent there. A lifelong member of the Sacket's Harbor Ladies Auxiliary and an avid reader.
Surviving are her loving daughters, Arlyea (Gary) Kinnen of FL and Penelope (Paul) Gillette of Albion; sisters, Dorothy Wilson of Rochester and Norma Nellis of FL; brother, Stephen Rapport of FL; 4 grandchildren, Sharon Holman, Charlene Dykes, Kathleen Klein & Shelly Kirby; 8 great-grandchildren, Brandon, Kinnen, Austin, Bailey, Samantha, Hunter, Emma, Jed & Kristen along with many nieces, nephews, cousins and dear friends.
Family and friends are invited to attend a 1:00 PM Graveside Service at Webster Rural Cemetery on Saturday November 10, 2012. In lieu of flowers memorials in Marion's memory are requested to the Henderson United Methodist Church PO Box 125 Belleville, New York 13611. For more information please call Michael at (585)343-7500.
THE FAMILY OF MARION PINKNEY-ARFT IS BEING CARED FOR BY THE MICHAEL S. TOMASZEWSKI FUNERAL & CREMATION CHAPEL, LLC 4120 WEST MAIN STREET ROAD BATAVIA, NEW YORK 14020.