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Haughey-Wood Funeral Home

119 Fifth Street, Watkins Glen, NY

OBITUARY

H. Marlene Gates Lum

August 1, 1932October 19, 2019

Helen Marlene Gates Lum of Watkins Glen, passed away peacefully at the age of 87 at Seneca View Nursing Facility on October 19th 2019.

She was the daughter of Lela and Delivan Gates Sr. and is now reunited with her beloved daughter Gail Marie and brother Delivan Augie Gates. Survived by son Gerry Lum, sister-in-law Helen Gates and family, grandchildren Joseph (Nicole) Willis, Amy Willis (Kevin Byrd), Cameron, Casey, and Chloe Lum, great-grandchildren Miles Willis and Willow Byrd, and dear friends Terri and Joe Orbin. Marlene was an adored school teacher, dedicated tax collector, and beloved daughter, mother, grandmother, and friend. May we always be reminded of her contagious laughter, her generosity, her quick wit, and her kind nature.

Calling hours will be held at Haughey-Wood Funeral home, 119 Fifth Street, Watkins Glen NY on Saturday, October 26th from 10 am to 12 pm. Private burial to follow in Glenwood Cemetery.

Services

  • Calling Hours Saturday, October 26, 2019
  • Graveside Service Saturday, October 26, 2019

Memories

H. Marlene Gates Lum

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Jamee Mack

October 23, 2019

My deepest sympathy to the family during this time of sorrow. May your memories of Marlene comfort you, and find peace knowing she will forever live in your hearts.

Jamee Mack

FROM THE FAMILY
FROM THE FAMILY