Marie A. (Fessenden) Vatter

Born: Sun., Aug. 31, 1941
Died: Wed., Apr. 24, 2019


2:00 PM to 8:00 PM, Sun., Apr. 28, 2019
Location: Switzer Funeral Home

Funeral Service

11:00 AM Mon., Apr. 29, 2019
Location: Switzer Funeral Home

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Marie A. Vatter
PORT ALLEGANY- Marie A. Vatter, 77, of Harrison St., passed away Wednesday (Apr. 24, 2019) in Buffalo General Hospital, after a brief illness.
      Born August 31, 1941, in Port Allegany, she was a daughter of Max E. and Helen Spencer Fessenden.  On May 28, 1963, in Port Allegany, she married James E. Vatter, who died Jan. 30, 1998.
     Marie was a lifetime resident of the area and a graduate of Port Allegany High School, class of 1959, and also a graduate of Hamot Hospital School of Nursing, Erie, PA.
     She first worked in the Hamot Medical Center, Erie, and later with the Port Allegany Community Hospital as a registered nurse. Most recently, she worked in the former Arnot Children’s Day Care of Port Allegany, before her retirement.  
     She was a member of the First Baptist Church of Port Allegany, where she worked with the Baptist Women’s group on many church dinners. Marie was a member of the Port Allegany Historical Society and the Port Allegany Senior Center.
     Surviving are a brother, Duane F. Fessenden of Macon, NC; nieces Allison Fessenden of Garner, NC, and Stacy (Roy) Mathew of New Hope Junction, NY; and close friends, Barbara and Jackie Culver with whom she worked.
     She was preceded in death by her parents, and husband James.
      Friends will be received from 2-4 & 6-8 p.m. Sunday in the Switzer Funeral Home, Port Allegany, where a funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Monday (Apr. 29, 2019) with Rev. Michael Culver, pastor of the First Baptist Church, officiating. Burial will be in Sartwell Creek Cemetery, Burtville.
     Memorials can be made to the First Baptist Church or Port Area Ambulance Service.
Condolences can be made sent to:  Duane F. Fessenden
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