Marian Pedersen
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Calling Hours

4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Tuesday, April 23, 2019
Catricala Funeral Home Inc.
1597 Route 9
Clifton Park, New York, United States

Funeral Mass

10:00 am
Wednesday, April 24, 2019
St. Edward the Confessor
569 Clifton Park Center Rd.
Clifton Park, New York, United States

Obituary of Marian Pedersen

Marian Pedersen, age 92, Douglassville, PA, formerly of Clifton Park, passed away peacefully amongst family on April 13. She was predeceased by her husband of 66 years and the love of her life, Brig. Gen. (Ret.) Gunnar G.F. Pedersen.

Marian was a 1950 graduate of Brooklyn College in Economics, and a lifelong member of Kappa Delta Sorority.  She was active with the Clifton Park and Halfmoon Senior Centers for many years. Marian enjoyed golf and dancing, but loved to travel, especially cruises. In retirement, Marian and Gunnar traveled the world together, visiting almost every continent.

She is survived by her children Carl G.F. Pedersen and his wife Veronica of Fleetwood, PA; Major (Ret.) Gunnar G.F. Pedersen Jr. and his wife Nancy of Frederick, MD; Joan H.F. Pedersen-Lane of Clifton Park; Chris A.F. Pedersen of Alexandria, VA; and Lt. Col. (Ret.) Steven C.F. Pedersen and his wife Ann Marie of Tampa, FL.  She is also survived by her grandchildren Justin Lane; Gunnar Pedersen III, Patricia Lawrence, Michael Pedersen; Carla Pedersen; Kai Pedersen; and great-grandchildren Maxwell Lawrence; and Viktoria Pedersen. 

Calling hours will be held on Tuesday, April 23 from 4 to 8 p.m. at the Catricala Funeral Home Inc., 1597 Route 9, Clifton Park.  A funeral mass will be held Wednesday, April 24 at 10:00 St. Edward the Confessor Church in Clifton Park.  Interment will be alongside her loving husband at Arlington National Cemetery at a later date.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in her memory to Saint Jude Children’s Research Hospital.

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