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Mary M. Platt entered into rest Friday, February 24, 2017 under Hospice Care. Born March 27, 1932 in Oshweken, Ontario, Canada, daughter of Osborne Wm. and Catherine Hill Joseph. Mary and her family lived on the Six Nations Reservation until moving to Niagara Falls, New York in the early 1940's.
She married Albert Platt on November 11, 1950. Together they bought a farm in Appleton and started a family. She worked at Oldham Saw, retiring when the business relocated. One of her greatest joys was her children, grandchildren and extended family. She loved preparing delicious holiday meals and having all her family at the farm. She was an avid reader and enjoyed sketching and yard sales.
She is survived by her children, David (Tracy Mellott) Platt, Anne Platt, Michael (Susan) Platt, Cindy Bailey, Doug (Peg) Platt, Carrie (Daniel) Hogan, Kim (Andrew) Schuler and Matthew Platt; 25 grandchildren; four great-grandchildren, with two on the way! Son-in-law, Edward Markiewicz; sister, Louella Carter; brother-in-law, Paul (Linda) Platt; and sister-in-law, Ruth Platt; and many beloved nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her husband of 62 years; her son, Steven Platt; daughters, Catherine Markiewicz, and infants Christine and Lynne Platt.
Family and friends may call at the RUTLAND-CORWIN FUNERAL HOME, INC., 2670 Main St., Newfane, NY, on THURSDAY from 2-4 PM and 7-9 PM. A funeral service will be held on FRIDAY at 11 AM in The Newfane United Methodist Church. Burial will be in Corwin Cemetery. A luncheon will be held at The Brookside, 2990 Lockport-Olcott Rd., Newfane, NY.
In lieu of flowers, donations to Niagara Hospice, 4675 Sunset Dr., Lockport, NY 14094.
Please visit rutland-corwin.com to send the family a condolence.
Published on February 26, 2017
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