Marcia Belford Mintz
Time of Service:
Sunday, March 26, 2017, 12 noon
Place of Service:
Riverside Memorial Chapel, 180 West 76 Street, New York, NY 10023
Mount Judah Cemetery, Glendale, NY 1385
MINTZ – Marcia Lynn Belford, 81, of Boca Raton, Florida, died peacefully after a long illness, on Wednesday March 22, 2017. Wife of Norman N. Mintz, her beloved husband, loving mother of Geoffrey B. Mintz and Douglas N. Mintz and devoted mother-in-law to their spouses, Nancy Mintz and Lloyd Cheu. An alumna of Brooklyn College, from which she graduated when barely 20 years old, Harvard University and Teachers College of Columbia University from which she received her doctoral degree with distinction. She taught at both Brooklyn College and Columbia, and at Syracuse when her husband taught there. Norman and Marcia met on vacation in Nantucket on August 1, 1960, became engaged on August 7, 1960 and were married on August 27, 1960 at the St. Moritz Hotel, a marriage that has lasted nearly 57 years. Marcia loved life. She was a wonderful hostess entertaining fascinating people around her 16 seat round dinner table. She loved to travel and did travel the world, loved the London season, could watch three plays a day for weeks. She charmed all who met her and will be deeply missed. Funeral services will be held at “The Riverside,” 76th Street and Amsterdam Ave., New York City on Sunday, March 26 at noon. The family will receive friends from 4PM to 8PM on Sunday and on Monday at the Harmonie Club, 4 East 60th Street, NYC.