Margaret (Hart) (VanderVen) Morse

By Orleans Hub Posted 24 June 2024 at 11:47 am

CLARENDON – Margaret (Hart) (VanderVen) Morse, passed away June 21, 2024 following a brief illness and surrounded by her family.

She was born October 1, 1941 in North Chili and drove school bus for over 32 years for the Holley Central School System.  Margaret also worked at Wohler, DePhillips and Wegman’s grocery stores for several years.  She was a member of St. Mary’s RC Church in Holley for over 60 year and a member of the Clarendon Fire Company for over 17 years.  Mrs. Morse was predeceased by her parents: Bob and Loretta Hart, a sister: Bobbi Statt, her husband LeRoy Morse, a grandson in law: Zachery Pogel and a great grandson: Declan Watt.

She is survived by her children: Robert (Barbara) VanderVen, Mary (Todd) Knight, John (Michelle) VanderVen, James (Laura) VanderVen, her sister: Helen (Jerome) Bischoping, her brother in law: Joe Statt, 30 grandchildren, 37 great grandchildren, many nieces, nephews and wonderful friends.

There will be no calling hours.  Family and friends are invited to attend Margaret’s Memorial Mass in St. Mary’s RC Church-Holley, (note the date) FRIDAY JULY 5, 2024 beginning at 1 pm.  A celebration of her life will immediately follow her Mass and will be held at the Clarendon Firehall.  In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Clarendon Fire Company, P.O. Box P.O. Box 136, Clarendon, NY, 14429.  Margaret’s arrangements have been entrusted to the Christopher Mitchell Funeral Home of Holley. To share a special memory of Margaret, please visit: