Sept. 28, 1924 – Dec. 20, 2012

Mary A. Marks, a retired Marine Midland Bank employee, died Thursday in her Hamburg home. She was 88.

Born in Uniontown, Pa., she moved to Buffalo in early adulthood and was employed in the Payroll Personnel Department at Marine Midland Bank until her retirement in 1986. Ms. Marks was a member of St. Anthony of Padua Catholic Church.

She was selected by Bishop Edward U. Kmiec to receive the Lay Award of St. Joseph the Worker in recognition of her outstanding and meritorious service to the parish.

Ms. Marks was president of the St. Anthony of Padua Altar and Rosary Society for 30 years. She also volunteered at Mercy Hospital in South Buffalo.

Survivors include a brother, Joseph Marchio; and three sisters, Jean Summers, Rose Pilla and Frances Lopez.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be offered at 9:30 a.m. today in St. Anthony of Padua Catholic Church, 100 Court St.