GOUVERNEUR- Marlene M. Hitchman, age 67, of Gouverneur, passed away on Monday, July 26, 2021 at home under the loving care of her family and Hospice of St. Lawrence Valley.
Marlene was born on April 19, 1954 in Gouverneur, to the late Preston and Elaine (Backus) Morrissiey. She attended Gouverneur Central School. She married William J. Hitchman on May 5, 1995 at the Gouverneur Methodist Church. A marriage to David Jenkins ended in divorce.
Marlene had worked as a CNA at St. Joseph's Nursing Home in Ogdensburg; was a bus monitor for the Gouverneur Central School District and then worked as a secretary for Global Industrial Services. She enjoyed crocheting, fishing, playing games on the computer and in her younger years she enjoyed hunting.
Surviving is her husband, William; two sons, John and Christina Jenkins and Christopher Jenkins and his fiancé Kamie Trimm; a brother, Michael and Mary Morrissiey; a sister, Karen and Bobbie Garceau; five grandchildren, Dawson, Chloe, Tiffany, Katie and Emily Jenkins and several nieces and nephews.
Marlene is predeceased by a daughter, Tanya Jenkins and a brother, John Morrissiey.
In keeping with Marlene's wishes, there will be no calling hours or funeral service. Arrangements are with French Funeral Home in Gouverneur. Condolences may be shared online at www.frenchfuneralhomes.com.