Marie E. Thornhill

Marie E. Thornhill 87, passed away peacefully on Sunday, February 24, 2019, surrounded by her family. Born in Endicott, NY on May 14, 1931, she was the daughter of Norval and Ruth Penrose.

Marie worked at Steiner’s Department Store and Western Auto in Ballston Spa for many years. She enjoyed reading, quilting and spending time with her family.

She was predeceased by her husband of 64 years Allen Thornhill, sister Mildred Johnson, and brothers Norval Penrose and Robert Penrose. Marie is survived by her children Allena Delmarter, Mark Thornhilll (Betty) and David Thornhill (Valerie); grandsons Mark Thornhill, Jr. and Steven Thornhill (Brenda); great granddaughter Bree Thornhill; and brother Frank Penrose (Peg).

A graveside service will be held at Rock City Falls Cemetery in the Spring. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society.

Guest Book

Gary Czupil


Sorry to learn of your Mother's passing. From reading about her life, it's clear to see that she had a wonderful family filled with ,.. sons,.. a daughter,... grand children,... and even great children,.. Each offering her warm company and loving support. Such a blessing.

Warmest Prayers,..


Ed Currier

Mark I am so sorry for your loss of your mom. It is always a hard time so our prayers go out to your whole family.


Mike Maynard

So sorry

John Berry

Sorry for your loss