Castleton Christine L Need passed away Thursday, June 9, 2020 after a long and courageous battle with cancer. Christine was a Magna Cumlaude graduate Lansingburgh high school, she serve the United States Marine Corps during Vietnam and after her discharge from the United States Marine Corps she worked as a paralegal for 40 years.
Christine was an avid collector of the Wizard of Oz memorabilia and donated her extensive collection to all things Oz Museum located in Chittenango,New York which is the birthplace of L. Frank Baum, the author of Wizard of Oz. A commemorative plaque honoring Christine's donation will be located in the museum where her memory will live on for generations to come and can view and enjoy her collection.
She is survived by her loving husband of over 46 years William H Need her loving daughter Tonya S. Mathisen. brothers David T. Lang, Francis T. Gorman, Patrick Gorman and sisters Brenda Bullock and Kathleen Dame.She is also survived by several nieces and nephews
Her brother James Lang and sister Suzanne C Valigorsky predeceased her.
Relatives and friends are invited to her funeral service Tuesday 10:30am at Saratoga National Cemetery with full military honors. Although Christine will final resting place will be at the national Cemetery she plans on spending a lot of time in spirit, at the Saratoga casino. Semper Fi