Marguerite A. Chase, 90, passed away at her home in Albany, N.Y. on November 10, 2012. She was married to the late Lester H. Chase, an attorney in Glen Cove for 66 years. Mrs. Chase is survived by three sons, Larry H. Chase (Gail) of Westerlo, N.Y., Jeffrey G. Chase of Sea Cliff, N.Y., and John M. Chase (Kerry) of Lloyd Harbor, N.Y.; two grandchildren, Kathleen L. Chase of Westerlo, N.Y., and Lester H. Chase III (Thalia) of Lake George, N.Y.; a great-granddaughter, Tatum E. Chase of Lake George, N.Y.; and two cousins, Harriet Howe of Hettinger, North Dakota, and Sheila Giordano of Selkirk, N.Y. Marguerite was predeceased by her husband in 2010 and her daughter, Margo Chase, in 1953.
Mrs. Chase was the daughter of Michael J. Tobin and Mary E. (Mae) Tobin and grew up in Mandan, North Dakota. She was a former resident of Glen Head on Long Island for 60 years before moving to Albany, where she resided for 8 years. While she did volunteer work and was active in the schools and a member of several clubs, she was a devoted mother and wife whose main focus was to her family. Mrs. Chase was known for her graciousness, kindness and desire to help others.
Visitation will be held at the Funeral Home of Dodge-Thomas in Glen Cove. A mass will be held at Mary’s Church, 110 Bryant Ave, Roslyn, N.Y. Internment will follow at the Locust Valley Cemetery. Please see Dodgethomas.com or call 516-676-1180 for further details.
In lieu of flowers, those who wish to remember Mrs. Chase may make a donation to the AHRC Foundation (Association for the Help of Retarded Children), Dept. #3, 189 Wheatley Road, Brookville, N.Y. 11545.