Passed away on August 25, 2020
Marybelle H. Gutenmann, 87, died Tuesday morning, August 25, 2020 at Maplewood in Canton, NY.
Marybelle was born on April 27, 1933 in Doubs, Maryland (Frederick County) to Roger and Mary (Norris) Remsburg. On April 2, 1961 Marybelle married Walter Gutenmann in Frederick, MD.
She is survived by three children and five grandchildren: Wayne (Laura) parents of Joshua (Jennifer) and Sarah; David (Lorraine) parents of Kristian and Kianna; and Tia (Christopher) Lee parents of Brighton. Also surviving are three brothers.
She is preceded in death by her parents, husband and four brothers.
Marybelle graduated from Frederick High School (’51) and University of Maryland (’55). She worked in Cooperative Extension in Caroline and Cecil Counties, MD before settling into married life to raise a family as a homemaker in Brooktondale, NY.
Marybelle served as a 4-H volunteer for over 30 years as a club leader for both girls and boys and on numerous committees in Tompkins County, NY. She was a long-time member and served as a Sunday school teacher Elder, Deacon and Moderator of Presbyterian Women at the First Presbyterian Church in Ithaca, NY.
She also served on the NY State Family Community Leadership Task Force (Cornell), Office for the Aging Advisory Committee and numerous volunteer positions in the Brooktondale community and as a reading buddy to elementary school children in Ithaca. Marybelle was an avid baker and shared her skills and baked goods with family, friends and in competitions.
A private family service will be held at a later date.