Mar­ian W. Davis, for­merly of West Ch­ester

Daily Local News (West Chester, PA) - - OBITUARIES -

Mar­ian W. Davis, 92, died Sun­day, Oc­to­ber 30, 2016 at Bar­clay Friends.

She was the wife of the late Harry I. Davis, who died in 1995.

Born in Sa­van­nah, Ge­or­gia, she was the daugh­ter of the late Paul G. and Mar­ian Pike Wat­son.

She lived in the West Ch­ester area for most of her life. She grad­u­ated from West Ch­ester High School in 1942, West Ch­ester State Teach­ers Col­lege in 1946, where she also earned a Mas­ter’s de­gree in mu­sic ed­u­ca­tion in 1968.

From 1963 to 1989 she was an ele­men­tary school mu­sic teacher and an or­gan­ist at First Pres­by­te­rian Church from 1951 to 1976.

Her for­mer com­mu­nity in­volve­ment in­cluded: SPCA of Ch­ester County as a board mem­ber, West Ch­ester Area Se­nior Cen­ter serv­ing on the Plan­ning Coun­cil, AARP – West Ch­ester Chap­ter #1520 as a for­mer pres­i­dent, Aero Club of Ch­ester County as sec­re­tary / trea­surer, and a “Sil­ver Wings” mem­ber.

She was also a mem­ber of First Pres­by­te­rian Church, the Eastern Star, Chap­ter 352 of West Ch­ester, New Cen­tury Club, past pa­troness of S.A.I. Mu­sic Fra­ter­nity and a vol­un­teer with the Red Cross Blood Mo­biles.

Mar­ian is sur­vived by a daugh­ter, Carol Ann Gray and her hus­band, Alan of Perkasie; her son, Richard A. Davis and his wife, Jana of West Ch­ester and four grand­chil­dren.

Funeral ser­vices will be held at 2:30 p.m. on Satur­day, Novem­ber 5, 2016, at First Pres­by­te­rian Church, 130 W. Miner Street, West Ch­ester, PA 19382, where friends may call from 1:30 p.m. un­til the time of ser­vice.

In­ter­ment will be in Green Mount Ceme­tery.

Me­mo­rial con­tri­bu­tions may be made in her name to Brandy­wine Val­ley SPCA, 1212 Phoenixville Pike, West Ch­ester, PA 19380; or to the First Pres­by­te­rian Church at the above men­tioned ad­dress.

Ar­range­ments are be­ing han­dled by the Founds Funeral Home, Inc., West Ch­ester, 610-696-0134.

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