Margaret M. Abare, 91, of Malone died Wednesday, Dec. 23, 2020 at The Alice Center, Malone.

Born on April 26, 1929 in Malone, NY, she was the daughter of Allen and Gertrude (Bissonnette) Marlowe. She was married to Charles Abare on July 1, 1947 at Notre Dame Church. He predeceased her on Oct. 31, 1996.

Mrs. Abare attended Teboville School. She and her husband owned and operated the family farm for many years. She enjoyed fishing, camping and caring for her children and grandchildren.

She is survived by: nine children, Charles Abare Jr. and his wife, Betty of Athens, AL, Patricia Hart and her husband, Jerry of Cold Brook, NY., Sharon Golden and her husband, Kenneth of Malone, NY,. Darrell Abare and his wife, Joyce of Stratford, NY., Donna Brunell and her husband, Douglas of Parish, NY., Elizabeth Clifford of Malone, NY., Martha Spinner and her husband, William of Gloversville, NY., Wayne Abare and his wife, Lynn of Burke, NY. and Tina (Abare) Jock and her husband, Rick of Malone, NY; 25 grandchildren,Several great-grandchildren; two brothers; Gordon Marlowe of Malone, NY., and Earl Marlowe of Malone, NY., two sisters; Anita Payne of Malone, NY., and Elizabeth Savage of Fulton County, N.Y

Besides her husband, she was predeceased by her parents; two sons, Richard Abare and Patrick Abare at birth; a daughter, Marjorie Abare; five brothers, Gilbert, George, Ronald, David and Edward; five sisters, Lydia, Harriet, Nellie, Theresa and Josephine.

Due to current health restrictions, services will be announced in the spring.

Arrangements are with St. Mary-Murphy-Wilcox Funeral Home. Online condolences may be offered at

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