Marion Elston Stage


Marion Elston Stage, of Warwick, passed away on November 9, 2017 at home.  She was 94 years old.

Born on March 9, 1923 in Unionville, NY, she was the daughter of the late Roy T. Elston and Ruth Wallace Elston.

She was married to the late Douglas Stage (1985).

Marion received her Business degree from Rider College.  She was a member of the Warwick Reformed Church, a charter member of the Warwick Country Club, an avid golfer who was very proud of her four holes in one, a bridge player and one of the founding members of the Warwick Library Ladies Bridge Marathon.  She also volunteered at St. Anthony Community Hospital.

She is survived by her daughters:  Rebecca Stage and her husband Stephen Craver of Warwick, NY, and Suzanne De Rungs of Colorado Springs;  her son, Douglas R. Stage and his wife Christine of Warwick;   her seven grandchildren:  Graig Craver, Elston Craver, Jill Craver, Zachariah De Rungs, Jeremiah De Rungs, James Stage, and Catherine Stage; and her three great-grandchildren:  Timothy Stage, Mason Stage and Hunter Stage.  She was predeceased by a daughter, Ruth Anne Stage, a sister, Margaret Smith, and her longtime friend, John Baird. 

Memorial visitation will be held on Monday, November 13th, from 10:00 am-12:00 pm at Lazear-Smith & Vander Plaat Memorial Home, 17 Oakland Ave., Warwick, NY, followed by a memorial service at 12:00 pm. 

Memorial donations may be sent to Hospice of Orange & Sullivan Counties, 800 Stony Brook Court, Newburgh, NY  12550 or a charity of choice.

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So sorry for your loss. Marion was such a lovely lady. So glad I got to know her during our search for her home condo. Love to all the family Suzy
Suzanne stage
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