Marian Brace Haskin

March 26, 1924 ~ October 9, 2020 (age 96)


Rhinebeck, NY. Marian (Brace) Haskin, 96, formerly of Mayville, NY, passed away on October 9, 2020.


Born in Mayville, NY on March 26, 1924 she was the daughter if William Dexter Smith Brace and Mildred Euphemia Taylor.


She held several jobs at Mayville Central School and retired as a beloved Reading Teacher in 1992.


A long time active member of St. Pauls’s Episcopal church, she spent many years working at the Thrift Shop and Food Pantry.


Marian was an avid reader, knitter and baker, best known for her mashed potato donuts and chocolate chip cookies.


She is survived by her children William (Polly) of Kangaroo Valley Australia, Richard of Kingston NY, Cynthia of Poughkeepsie NY , James (Amy) and grandson Harrison of Red Hook NY and many nieces, nephews and their families.


Marian was preceded in death by her husband of 74 years, Gerald Smith Haskin, in April of this year. She was also preceded in death by her eldest son Thomas (Deena) in July 2011 and by her siblings Florence Button, Josephine Miller, Richard Brace, Robert Brace and Frederick Brace.


Memorial donations can be sent to the: Mayville Library , 92 S. Erie St. Mayville, NY 14757 or Paypal:


A joint memorial service will be held for Marian and Gerald in Mayville, NY at a future date.

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