Marcia J. (nee: Ratka) Okon
Died: Sep 30, 2015
Marcia J. (nee: Ratka) Okon

OKON - Marcia J. (nee Ratka)

Marcia J. (nee Ratka) Okon, age 69 passed away suddenly on September 30, 2015.  Marcia was born on November 27, 1946 in Buffalo New York to the late Raymond and Spohia Ratka.

She was a devoted wife, mother, grandmother, great grandmother, sister, aunt, cousin and friend.  She devoted her life to her family. Everyone  always refered to Marcia as "Mom". She had a very special way of making everyone feel welcome and comfortable. Marcia enjoyed cooking for her family and friends. She was passionate about decorating her home for each holiday. She was an extraordinary homemaker and enjoyed entertaining her family and friends.

Beloved wife and best friend of Walter "Wally" C. Okon. Devoted mother of Kathleen Marinaccio, Gary (Susan) Okon, Gregory (Sharon) Okon and Jennifer Okon. Loving grandmother of Jessica, Cassidy, Haylee,Emily, Wyatt, Owen and Noah. Adored great grandmother of Scott Jr.  Dearest sister of Patricia (the late Bill) Sittniewski and the late Alice. Marcia was like a mother to many devoted nieces, nephews, cousins as well as extended family and devoted friends.

To honor Marcia's wishes there will be no prior visitation or services scheduled. At her request her immediate family will commemorate her with a private celebration of life.

Kindly consider sharing a favorite memory and/or story of Marcia. All messages will be placed in the Okon Family Book of Memories.

To honor Marcia and her family, please consider doing an act of kindness or a good deed for a family member, a friend or even a stranger in honor of Marcia.

The Okon Family has entrusted Marcia's final care to the KEVIN M. MASON FUNERAL HOME 154 Weimar Street Buffalo New York 14206.  (716) 362-0199  Fax: (716) 462-5355  email:

sharon churchill and jacob borkowski
October 7th, 2015 8:07 pm
sorry for your loss are prayers are with you and your family
Leo Michael and Julie Stachura
October 7th, 2015 5:45 pm
Our Thoughts and Prayers go out to the family. May you find comfort in precious memories. RIP
Rose Olejniczak
October 6th, 2015 10:01 am
The Okon Family, I would like to extend my prayers thoughts and deepest sympathies in the passing of Marcia. She will be sadly missed . Rose Olejniczak
Gloria and Mike Marinaccio
October 4th, 2015 6:50 pm
The rock that held the family together.She will be missed by many. A life taken to soon. Prayers for the family to get through this.
nancy and wayne rowland
October 3rd, 2015 8:52 am
Marcia had a unique way about everything.I always admired her for her ideas,her decorations ,her cooking,her conversations.We became friends 30 some years ago ...I remember Marcia inviting me in her home the first cookies and wonderful advice along with ...wally this wally that ...Kathy ,gary greg and jennifier stories.I remember we use to see who would send the first Christmas card to each other ,I would stop by out of the blue and Marcia ALWAYS WELCOMED me even if she was busy she made time for me.I WILL MISS YOU MY FRIEND.MY DEEPEST CONDOLENCES ...WALLY, KATHY ,GARY,GREG AND JENNIFIER
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