Marguerite A. "Cissy" Howes, 77, of Valatie, NY, passed away peacefully on Monday, May 16, 2022 at her home in Valatie. Born December 19, 1944 in Albany, NY, she was the daughter of the late Gilbert and Marguerite (Callahan) Ringwood. Cissy was a graduate of Ichabod Crane High School and the Colonna School of Beauty in Albany and was a hairdresser for most of her life. She previously owned Peg's Place in Valatie which was the site of the present Chris's Cafe and for 20 years she was a bus driver with the New Lebanon School District. She was also a member of the Kinderhook Lake Improvement Association. She is survived by her nieces and nephews; Sue Ann, Steven and Karen Ringwood, Rox Ann Wheaton, Edward, Eugene V. and Jacqueline Ringwood and 18 great and 17 great great nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her husband William R. Howes, and her brothers Gilbert, Edward and Eugene Ringwood and her great nephew Edward V. Ringwood. A Memorial Service will be held 1:00 pm on Thursday, May 26, 2022 at the Raymond E. Bond Funeral Home, Valatie. Visitation hours will be from 11:00am -1:00pm prior to the service. Burial will follow in St. John The Baptist Cemetery, Valatie.