AUBURN | Marguerite Ann McIntyre, 77, formerly of Owasco Drive in Auburn, passed away Dec. 17, 2012, at Auburn Nursing Home. Born April 11, 1935 in Auburn, she was the daughter of Ralph and Helen Corey Hoyt. She was previously employed with the New York State Thruway. Marguerite had a passionate enthusiasm for all of nature and its infinite beauty, especially birds, butterflies and flowers. She enjoyed stamp collecting, antiques, and a love for her hometown. Most of all, she enjoyed spending time with her children and grandchildren. Marguerite McIntyre is survived by her four daughters, Cathleen (Charles) Neil, of Binghamton, Mindy McIntyre, of Endicott, Suzanne (Michael) Carapella, of Santa Clarita, Calif. and Mary McIntyre, of Auburn; her five sons, Gerard McIntyre, of Buffalo, James (Victoria) McIntyre, of Waldorf, Md., Michael (Christine) McIntyre, of Hudson, N.H., Christopher (Danna) McIntyre, of Chugiak, Alaska, and Mathew (Kerry) McIntyre, of Washington, D.C.; 17 grandchildren; many great-grandchildren, and her beloved sister, Nancy Kastick, of Weedsport. Marguerite was widowed by Gerard McHugh in 1956, and by Richard Lewis McIntyre, her husband of 30 years, in April 1988. She was predeceased by her brother, Ralph â€œSonnyâ€? Hoyt, Jr. Graveside services will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 22, in Pine Hill Cemetery, Throop. Friends are invited to call on the family from 5 to 7 p.m. Friday, Dec. 21, at White Chapel Funeral Home, 197 South St., Auburn. Marguerite was loved and cherished by many and will be greatly missed. Contributions may be made in her memory to the Audubon Society at www.audubon.org.