Born: January 5, 1915 in Washington D.C. the son of Adolph Effenbach and Helen Jacobson Effenbach

Died: November 10, 1984

Married: Myrtle Wrisley


Chiefly known for: Owning and operating the Oxford Market

Adirondack Daily Enterprise, Monday, November 12, 1984

Obituary Mark W. Effenbach

SARANAC LAKE - Mark W. Effenbach, 69, of 73 Broadway died Saturday, Nov. 10, at the General Hospital of Saranac Lake.

He was born Jan. 5, 1915, in Washington, D.C.; the son of Adolph and Helen (Jacobson) Effenbach.

Mr. Effenbach had been a resident of Saranac Lake for the past 61 years, and with his sister, Ruth, owned and operated the Oxford Market since 1947. He had been semi-retired for the past four years.

He was a member of the local Masonic Lodge and member of Elks Lodge 1508 of Saranac Lake.

Survivors include his wife, the former Myrtle Wrisley whom he married in 1971; three sisters, Mrs. Solomon'(Maxine) Drutz of Forest Hills, Long Island, Ruth J. Effenbach of Saranac Lake and Mrs. Harry (Sylvia) Kroll of Chevy Chase, Md.; and several nieces and nephews.

There will be no local calling hours nor funeral service.

A funeral service will be held today at 1 p.m. at the Goldberg-Danzansky Memorial Chapel in Rockville, Md. Memorial donations may be made to the Saranac Lake Rescue Squad in care of the Fortune Funeral Home.