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Marion A. (Badilla) Cashin passed away peacefully on Friday, Aug. 18, 2017, at CVPH in Plattsburgh, N.Y., surrounded by her loving family, due to complications from liver disease. She was born Feb. 27, 1946, in New York City, to Albert and Marion Badilla. She has two sisters, Clorinda Moore and late husband Denis, of Wadhams, N.Y., and Marie Pagan and husband Gabe, also of Wadhams, and a brother, John Badilla and his wife Mary Patricia of Bay Shore, N.Y. She was a 1964 graduate of St. Helen's Business School. After graduation she worked for Greensboro Manufacturing and later Met Life Insurance Company. She married James P. Cashin on Aug. 17, 1969. Marion and her husband owned and operated multiple successful businesses, including the Halfway House and the Whiskey Barrel, and most recently, Cashin's Cobble Hill Inn from 1991-2016. Marion truly lived life to the fullest as she enjoyed traveling with her sister, doing arts and craft, ceramics, baking, and the occasional trip to the casino. Her true passion was her family, whom she enjoyed her time with, especially her two beautiful granddaughters.
Marion will be remembered most for her resiliency. She consistently overcame adversity in her life while maintaining her positive outlook and sarcastic sense of humor.
She is predeceased by her father Albert, mother Marion, and husband James, affectionately known as "Bubba." She is survived by her daughter, Christina Cashin, spouse Christopher Conte of Dobbs Ferry, N.Y., son, Patrick Cashin, spouse Courtney West of Elizabethtown, N.Y., son, Matthew Cashin and daughter-in-law Kristen Cashin-Buck of Plattsburgh, N.Y., and son, Joseph Cashin and daughter-in-law Jacki Cashin with their children, Mia James and Stella Grace Cashin of Delmar, N.Y. She also had many nieces and nephews that she had great pride in.
Wake services will be held from 4 to 7 p.m. on Monday, August 21, at Heald Funeral Home, 7521 Court Street, Elizabethtown. A Mass of Christian burial to be held at 11 a.m. on Tuesday, August 22, at St. Elizabeth's in Elizabethtown, N.Y., with burial to follow.
In lieu of flowers donations can be made to endalz.org campaign or the American Cancer Society.
To light a memorial candle or leave an online condolence please visit www.healdfuneralhomeinc.com
Published on August 19, 2017
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