Claire Megnin

Claire H. Megnin

Thursday, February 24th, 1921 - Saturday, May 23rd, 2020
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Claire Megnin, 99, passed away Saturday at Menorah Park. Claire was the daughter of the late Leona and Arthur Hossbein of Kirkville and graduated from Fayetteville High School. She was a member of the Kirkville United Methodist Church. She enjoyed square dancing and round dancing for 25 years.

Claire played piano and organ on occasion for Church and much earlier taught Sunday School. She also enjoyed playing piano with her Dad.

She was first married to William O. Wilcox, who died in 1982 and in 2001 married Volkmar Megnin who died in 2016.

She is survived by a daughter, Kay (Dr. Tom) Leininger; a son, Bruce (Barbara) Wilcox; grandson, Thomas (Dr. Katrena) Leininger; two great-grandchildren, Marshall and Alex; nieces, Deanna Johnston, Suzanne Greiner and Lori Bodley; nephews, Dwight and David Chapman; step-children, Robert Megnin, Mary Forgenie, Elizabeth Neal and Kathleen Millay.

Burial will be in Kirkville Cemetery at the convenience of the family.

Contributions may be made to the National Multiple Sclerosis Society, P.O. Box 918991, Washington, DC 20090 or the Kirkville United Methodist Church, P.O. Box 97, Kirkville, NY 13082.
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Kathy Benjamin DeLapp

Posted at 10:33am
Dear Bruce and Barbara,
Our sincerest sympathy on the passing of your mother. May all your fondest memories help you through this difficult time. We are thinking of you and sending prayers. Love, Kathy and Howard.

Elsie R Wilcox

Posted at 10:51am
My Dear Bruce, I am sorry to hear of your Mothers passing. She was a very unique mother-in-law and there have been times I have missed her interesting and unique way of doing things. With Love Always Elsie Wilcox

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