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Priscilla Otis

September 19, 1946 — January 3, 2022

Priscilla Ann Meixler-Otis, 75, of Jay, NY passed away peacefully on January 3, 2022. She was born on September 19, 1946 in Washington, D.C., and was the oldest of 3 children to William H. Meixler and Florence Meixler (Morris). Priscilla grew up in multiple US cities, England and Turkey. She graduated from High School in Ankara, Turkey in 1964 and returned to the States to attend college in Allentown, PA. where she received a degree in accounting.

She moved to Plattsburgh, NY in 1966, where she worked for Northern Insuring and Mason Brothers. She met the love of her life, Marvin Otis & his two Awesome children, Laura Otis-Haws & Lisa Otis-Zielinski. Marvin and Priscilla were married on December 22, 1971 at the Chapel at the old Air Force Base in Plattsburgh, NY. They had a daughter in 1974, Koleen Otis-Wisher.

They moved to Tucson, AZ in November of 1977 due to Koleen's health, where they lived for 17 years before deciding to move back to the North Country in 1994 where she lived until she passed.

She loved her family, her animals, loved doing crafts and home projects and playing games on her iPad. She will be greatly missed by her family, leaving behind her husband of 50 years, Marvin B. Otis, daughters Laura Otis-Haws (Steve), Lisa Otis-Zielinski (Edward) , Brother Paul Meixler (Paula), sister-in-law Laurel Meixler, 5 grandchildren, Emmie, Elliot, Keegan, Kaleb & Tyler, great-grandson, Beau and many Meixler nieces & nephews.

She was predeceased by her parents, William and Florence Meixler, brother David Meixler, and daughter Koleen Otis-Wisher.

A Celebration of Priscilla's life will be held at a later date.

Arrangements were entrusted to Zaumetzer Funeral Home, Au Sable Forks.

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