Born on November 18, 1942 in Ludlow, Mass, she was the daughter of the late Philip R. and Rose C. (Wicks) Giroux.
Marie attended Greenwich High School where she graduated with her lifelong friends, Connie Owens and Marlene McLean.
On August 4, 1973, she married Donald Jarvis in South Glens Falls. They enjoyed 41 wonderful years together.
At one time, Marie worked for New York State in the Taxation and Finance Department and then later for Sherwood Medical in South Argyle. Marie retired from General Electric in Fort Edward, after 22 years of service.
She loved listening to country and western music and enjoyed visiting the Saratoga Casino and shopping. Her most enjoyable time was spent with her grandchildren, her family and her beloved Chihuahua’s, Snowflake and Buttercup.
Besides her parents, she was predeceased by her sisters, Debra Wells, Rachael Angier and Esther Bailey and a special sister, Linda Giroux; and her great grandson, Jayden Youmans.
Survivors include her loving husband, Donald Jarvis of Gansevoort; her six children, Robin (Loomis) Peltier and her husband, Steve of Greenwich, Brenda (Loomis) Donah and her husband, Brian of Gansevoort, William Loomis and his wife to be, Kimberley Relyea of Saratoga Springs, Karen Jarvis of Gansevoort, Tammy Jarvis and her husband to be, Michael Moseman of Greenfield Center and Donna Jarvis and her fiancé, Michael Huffner of Salem; two brothers, Philip Robert Giroux, Jr. and William Giroux both of Gansevoort ; two sisters, Rose Della Bull of Ballston Spa and Lois Giroux of South Glens Falls; 17 grandchildren, including “my boy” Greg Youmans; and one great grandchild; and several nieces, nephews and cousins.
Friends may call from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. on Sunday, March 29, 2015 at the Carleton Funeral Home, Inc., 68 Main Street in Hudson Falls.
Funeral Services will be conducted at 11 a.m. on Monday at the funeral home.
Burial will follow at Gerald B.H. Solomon-Saratoga National Cemetery in Stillwater.
The family suggests that memorial donations be made to the American Lung Association of Northeastern New York, 3 Winner Circle Suite 300, Albany, NY 12205-1187.