Marion C. Bienick, 84, of Church Street, Amsterdam, NY; passed away Wednesday afternoon March 6, 2019 at Ellis Hospital in Schenectady, NY.
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Born in Amsterdam on October 3, 1934, she was the daughter of the late Peter and Jeanette Casagrandi Auriemma Sr.
Marion received her education in the Amsterdam school system and graduated from Wilbur H. Lynch High School in 1952. She continued her education, earning her Registered Nursing Degree from Utica State Nursing in 1955.
She began her career at Amsterdam City Hospital and subsequently at Amsterdam Memorial Hospital, before becoming office nurse for Dr. Hilbert H. Ziskin MD., where she worked for 37 years.
Marion was a communicant of St. Stanislaus Church in Amsterdam.
She enjoyed cake decorating, cooking, her shopping days and spending time with her grandniece, Briana.
Her husband, John L. Bienick whom she married October 5, 1948, passed away December 20, 2005.
Marion is survived by her son, Mark Bienick (Annie) of Amsterdam and several nieces and nephews.
She was also predeceased by two brothers, Alfred and Peter Auriemma Jr. and three sisters, Antoinette Van Wie, Rose Marie Auriemma and Elizabeth Guadagno.
Visitation will be held Friday March 8, 2019 from 4 to 6 at the Riley Mortuary, Inc.
Funeral services will be held Saturday morning March 9, 2019 at 10:15 at the Riley Mortuary, Inc., 110 Division Street, Amsterdam, NY 12010, followed at 11:00 by a Mass of Christian Burial, which will be celebrated at St. Stanislaus Church, 46 Cornell Street, Amsterdam, with Rev O. Robert DeMartinis officiating.
Interment will follow at St. Stanislaus Cemetery, Amsterdam.
Memorial gifts in Marion’s name may be made to St. Stanislaus Church.