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Fredendall Funeral Home
Thursday March 11th, 2021
12:30pm - 1:30pm

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Thursday March 11th, 2021

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Marjorie Kotmel

Obituary – Marjorie G. Kotmel

Marjorie G. Kotmel, 73, died peacefully on February 27, 2021after a short battle with pancreatic cancer.  She was born on September 24, 1947 in Endicott, NY, daughter of the late Sidney E. and Lois Gent.

Marjorie graduated from Newark Valley Central High School in 1965 and went on to become the first person in her family to attend college.  She graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in English Education from SUNY Albany in 1969.

While at SUNY Albany, she met her husband of 49 years, the late Allan V. Kotmel.  They were married in November of 1969 and went on to have two children, Allan V. Kotmel, Jr., and the late David Kotmel.

Marjorie supported her children in every way possible.  She worked tirelessly for the Guilderland PTA from 1979-1995, which earned her a Guilderland PTA Lifetime Membership.  In her later years, she doted on her grandchildren every chance she got.

Marjorie also loved to travel with her husband and they had many opportunities to do so. 

Marjorie is survived by her son Allan V. Kotmel, Jr. of Leesburg, VA, her grandchildren Alexander and Melina Kotmel of Leesburg, VA and her brother William (Jill) Gent of Owego, NY.  She was predeceased by her husband, Allan V. Kotmel, Sr., her son, David Kotmel, her brother, Sidney W. Gent, and her parents.

Visiting hours will be held at Fredendall Funeral Home, 199 Main Street, Altamont NY on Thursday, March 11, 2021 from 12:30 – 1:30 pm.  The funeral service will be at FredendallFuneral Home on March 11, 2021 at 1:30 pm.  Interment will follow at Prospect Hill Cemetery, Guilderland, NY.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Marjorie’s memory to the American Cancer Society.

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Allan and Family, So sorry for your loss. I will miss your mother. She and your entire family...were good people! I will never forget the Kotmel family! Take care of yourself! Sharon Finch

Sharon Finch Mar 6 2021 12:00 AM

Thoughts and prayers are with you all at this most difficult time. May all the memories give you strength. Cousin, Sharon Bowen Bartlett

Sharon Bartlett Mar 6 2021 12:00 AM

Sending love and prayers to you and your children...

Donna Curtis Mar 6 2021 12:00 AM

Allan and Bill, So sorry to hear about Marjie's passing. My thoughts are with you. Love, Cousin Carol

Carol Mar 6 2021 12:00 AM

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