Marjorie G. Steinman

Published: Tuesday, June 24, 2014 at 01:42 PM.

Marjorie G. Steinman, age 80, of Havelock, died Monday morning at her home.

A graveside service, with Military Honors, will be 9 a.m. Thursday morning at Gethsemane Memorial Gardens, located on Hwy. 24 in Morehead City.

Marjorie was born and raised in Yorkville, New York. She attended Whitesboro Central School, majoring in business and art. During her high school years, she played all sports as well as being taught skeet shooting by her dad.

At the age of 16, she won the N.Y. State Ladies Skeet Shooting Championship in 1950 and 1952. She continued to compete in skeet shooting contests throughout the country, continuing to win many titles.

Marjorie tried out for the USMC Cherry Point station skeet shooting team and became the first Woman Marine skeet shooter. She traveled the country competing and once again attained many titles. She won the North Carolina State Ladies Championship and won competitions against men. In 1953, she made the All American Women’s Skeet Shooting Team.

Marjorie graduated from high school in 1952. She went on to further her education, receiving her Associate Degree in Business Administration and Higher Accounting. She worked 30 years in Federal Service as a Budget Systems Analyst aboard Marine Corps Air Station Cherry Point.

After graduation from high school, Marjorie decided to go into the U.S. Marine Corps. During her years of service, she was stationed at Marine Corps Air Station Cherry Point, N.C. She served three years during the Korean and Cold War, attaining the rank of Sergeant. Upon leaving the Corps, she worked 30 years in Federal Service as a Budget Systems Analyst aboard Marine Corp Air Station Cherry Point.

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