Marcia Quale Haworth

Nov 30, 1930 - Oct 2, 2012
Marcia Quale Haworth, 78, of Riverton passed away peacefully in her sleep on Tuesday, October 2, 2012 at her home in Riverton. Marcia Quale was born November 30, 1933 in Rochester, Minnesota to David George and Clare Louise (Gatchell) Quale. Her parents were both pharmacists, and moved the family back to Clare’s hometown of Buffalo, Wyoming to work in Gatchell’s Drug Store with Clare’s father, Jim Gatchell. Marcia had extensive Wyoming family history as she was a descendant of the Sackett’s from Big Horn, and the Gatchell’s from Sheridan and Buffalo. She attended school in Buffalo, Wyoming and graduated from Johnson County High School in 1952. She attended the University of Wyoming from 1952 – 1953 and attended one year at St. Mary’s School in Rochester, Minnesota.

In 1953 she met Henry Huntsman Haworth, Jr., a surveyor at that time, and on February 7, 1954 they were married in St. Luke’s Episcopal Church in Buffalo. The couple lived in Greeley, Colorado from 1954 – 1956, Billings, Montana from 1956 – 1970, Thermopolis from 1970 – 1990, and Riverton after 1990. The couple worked together in Mr. Haworth’s offices as he was a hearing specialist owning Wyoming Hearing Aid Service in Thermopolis and Riverton.

Mrs. Haworth was a member of St. James Episcopal Church and was active with the Altar Guild and Pastoral Care. She also was a member of the Sahida Temple No. 86 Daughters of the Nile - Allah Club No. 12 Riverton, Riverton Garden Club and the Wednesday Morning Coffee Club.

She loved gardening, cooking, working at the church, going to the mountains, and visiting and having coffee with her friends and family.

She is survived by three sons, David Huntsman Haworth (Maggie), Paul Sackett Haworth (Christina), and Frederick “Rick” Quale Haworth (Marie); two daughters, Anne Haworth Root (Tim) and Jane Haworth Juve; fifteen grandchildren and four great grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents, David and Clare Quale, her husband, Henry Huntsman Haworth, and sister, Cynthia Bratton.

Memorial services will be Saturday, October 20, 2012 at 10:00 a.m. at the Davis Funeral Home in Riverton. Interment will follow at Mountain View Cemetery. A reception will follow at noon at the St. James Episcopal Church Social Hall. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be sent in Marcia’s name to St. James Episcopal Church 519 E. Park Avenue, Riverton, Wyoming 82501, the Kalif Shrine, Shriner’s Children’s Hospital Travel Fund, P.O. Box K, Sheridan, Wyoming 82801, Sahida Temple No. 86 Daughter’s of the Nile (for the benefit of Shriner’s Hospital for Children), 1367 Emerson St., Sheridan, Wyoming 82801, or Special K Ranch, P.O. Box 479, Columbus, MT 59019.