May 12, 1926 - April 13, 2015
Kayuta Lake- Clara L. (Beach) Jenny, 88, widow of Richard J. passed away on Monday, April 13, 2015, at her residence, while surrounded by the loving care of her family.
She was born in Utica, on May 12, 1926, a daughter of Clayton A. and Pearl C. Denslow Beach. Clara grew up in Utica, where she graduated from Utica Free Academy with the Class of 1944. Thereafter she attended Utica Memorial Hospital School of Nursing, receiving her Registered Nurse Degree. Mrs. Jenny was employed for many years as a Registered Nurse in the Nursery at St. Lukes Memorial Hospital, New Hartford, retiring in 1986.
On December 30, 1950, Clara was united in marriage with Richard J. Jenny, at Our Lady of Lourdes Church, Utica. After that the couple lived in south Utica; in 1975, they moved to their present home on Kayuta Lake. Mr. Jenny, a US Marine Veteran of the Korean Conflict Era, and manager of Mohawk Valley Oil Co. Marcy, died on June 2, 1985.
Mrs. Jenny was a member of St. Patrick's Church, Forestport. She enjoyed knitting, sewing and wood crafts. She also enjoyed watching her grandson,
David, operate the locomotive on the Mohawk Adirondack & Northern Railroad, from Utica to Boonville.
Clara is survived by three sons and daughters in law, Richard W. (Peggy) Jenny, Middle Grove, NY, James M. (Mary) Jenny, Remsen, and Robert K. (Cynthia) Jenny, Piseco, NY; two daughters, Judy Ladlee, Remsen and Jacqueline Jenny, Remsen; ten grandchildren and seven great grandchildren. She was predeceased by a grandson Christopher Ladlee, in 1982, and by a son in law, Jerry Ladlee, in 2011.
Relatives and friends are invited to attend her Mass of Christian Burial, on Wednesday at 1:00 P.M. at St. Patrick's Church, Forestport, with interment to follow in Port Leyden Cemetery. There are no calling hours. Memorial contributions may be made to St. Patrick's Church Forestport, in care of Christ our Hope Catholic Community, 110 Charles St. Boonville, NY 13309. Her arrangements are in care of Trainor Funeral Home, Inc. Boonville.
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January 29, 1947 - April 8, 2015
Boonville -- John A. Addington, 68, of Reed Lane, passed away on Wednesday, April 8, 2015, while under the loving care of his family.
John was born on January 29, 1947, in Rome, a son of Charles H. and Ora P. Williamson Addington. He spent the earlier years of his life in Sauquiot and Paris Station before moving to Boonville with his mother and siblings in 1957. John was educated in Sauquoit Valley Central School before completing his education at Adirondack Central School.
Following his schooling John worked for Don Crill at Crill's Service Center, and later for Jim and Rosie Dolan, tending bar and driving truck for Jim. For a time, he was employed with the Seargent Chair and Stool Co., Boonville, and later for Foley's Construction Co., in Old Forge. For several years in the summer months, John drove for Coleman Bros. Shows, moving the carnival around the north east. John drove the last few years for V.S. Virkler & Sons, Inc., retiring in 2009.
John will be fondly remembered as a loving and caring man, always there for anyone who needed help. He was a life member of the Boonville Rod & Gun Club. He enjoyed helping out with the various projects at the Club, especially the annual Fishing Derby.
John was blessed to have spent the last twenty years with the love of his life, Yvette Lallier of Hawkinsville. Besides Yvette, John is survived by his siblings, Charlene (Maynard) Capron, Boonville, Alan (Maggie) Addington, Boonville, Kay-Ellen Dority, Grover, NC, and Curtis (Mary) Addington, Hawkinsville, as well as several nieces and nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews, across the country. Also surviving is George "Skipper" VanBuskirk, who John loved like a son, and many, many friends throughout the north country. John was predeceased by his parents, his brother, Richard "Dick" Addington, and Kelly VanBuskirk, who was like a daughter to him.
Per John's wishes there will be no calling hours. Family and friends will be invited to attend Graveside Services this Spring in Joslin Cemetery, Boonville. His arrangments have been entrusted to the Trainor Funeral Home, Inc. 143 Schuyler St., Boonville. Memorial contributions may be made to the Boonville Rod & Gun Club to be used towards the Stanley Yager Memorial Fishing Derby.
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August 8, 1913 to April 11, 2015
LOWVILLE - Lucille P. “Peggy” Waite 101, formally of Cascade Avenue, died Saturday morning, April 11, 2015 at Lewis County Residential Health Care Facility with her family at her side.
She was born August 8, 1913 in New Bremen the daughter of the late William and Flossie (Merry) Larget. Peggy retired from AMF in 1979 where she was a machine operator and the first female supervisor.
Peggy owned and operated the “Circle C Ranch” in Beaches Bridge, was also an antique dealer, worked as a motel maid and trucked cattle and horses. She enjoyed her horses and her animals.
She married Private James V. Alania and he died on Christmas Eve, December 24, 1944 in the English Channel on the troopship Leopoldville.
Surviving is her son and daughter-in-law, Larry and Gayle Alania of Naperville, IL; her daughter, Rita Ann Edick; five grandchildren, four great grandchildren. She is predeceased by her sister Hazel Dolan.
A graveside service will be on Tuesday, April 14th at 10:00 A.M. at Beaches Bridge Cemetery with Rev. Bruce W. Chapman, retired minister officiating.
Lucille’s family would like to thank the 3rd floor nursing home staff for the compassionate care giving to their mother.
Memorials in Peggy’s name may be made to: Lewis County Humane Society, P.O. Box 682, Lowville, NY 13367
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January 25, 1947 to April 9, 2015
COPENHAGEN – Thomas B. LaBarge, 68, of Stoddard Street, a lifelong resident of Copenhagen, died Thursday evening, April 9, 2015 at his home, under the care of his family and Lewis County Hospice.
A funeral Mass will be said at 11:00 a.m. on Monday, April 13, 2015 at St. Mary’s Catholic Church, Copenhagen, with Rev. George F. Maroun, Pastor, officiating. Burial will be in Hillside Cemetery, Champion, later in the spring. Calling hours are from 2 - 7 p.m. on Sunday, April 12, 2015 at Iseneker Funeral Home, Inc., Lowville. Contributions may be made to B.P.O.E. #1605, Lowville Lodge Scholarship Fund, 5600 Shady Ave., Lowville, NY 13367; Copenhagen Central School, for the Ryan LaBarge Scholarship Fund, P.O. Box 30, Copenhagen, NY 13626; Copenhagen Central School, for the Alex Hermanson Scholarship Fund, P.O. Box 30, Copenhagen, NY 13626; St. Mary’s Catholic Church, 9790 NYS Route 12, Copenhagen, NY 13626.
He is survived by his daughters, Laurie Simmons of Adams; Karen Mullin of Adams; Amy and Matthew Rennie of Copenhagen; three granddaughters, Hannah, Kaitlyn and Aubry; his mother, Betty LaBarge of Lowville; his siblings, Daniel and Barbara LaBarge of Holly, NY; Jerry and Penny LaBarge of Copenhagen; Patrick and Vicky LaBarge of Copenhagen; Mary and John Astafan of Carthage; Peggy and Lynn Murray of Copenhagen; Cathleen and Gerald Freeman of Black River; James and Bonnie LaBarge of Watertown; Jackie and Dave Burt of Adams Center; Frank LaBarge and Jill Bates of Copenhagen; and is also survived by a very large extended family. He is predeceased by his wife, Nancy LaBarge, who died October 22, 2008, a sister, Anne Marie Wagner; and his beloved nephews, Joseph LaBarge and Ryan LaBarge; and his beloved great-nephew, Alex Hermanson.
Thomas was born on January 25, 1947 in Watertown, NY, a son of the late Donald and Elizabeth Huff LaBarge. He attended Copenhagen Central School. Tom worked for the Georgia-Pacific paper mill in Lyons Falls, Carbolla Chemicals in Natural Bridge, and Parkview Cleaners in Watertown. On September 18, 1976, he married Nancy E. Jacobs at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Copenhagen, with Rev. Robert Cotter and Rev. Carl Jacobs, the bride’s father, officiating. Tom worked for International Paper in Deferiet as a Lab Technician for 32 years, until the mill’s closing in 2003. In his retirement, he worked as a part-time bartender at Doyle’s Pub in West Lowville, and at Louie’s Bar & Grill in Barnes Corners.
Mr. LaBarge was a communicant of St. Mary’s Catholic Church, Copenhagen. He was a lifetime member of B.P.O.E. #1605, Lowville Elks Lodge. He enjoyed collecting coins and loons, socializing with family and friends, and watching western movies. He enjoyed going on drives with his wife, Nancy, and spending time with his granddaughters.
Condolences may be shared with the family at www.isenekerfuneralhome.com
August 11, 1955 - April 8, 2015
Alder Creek- Marilyn A. Pfendler, 59, of Taylor Road, passed away on April 8, 2015 at St. Luke’s Hospital after a several month illness.
She was born in Utica, N.Y. on August 11, 1955, a daughter of William and Christine Allen Sprowell. She grew up in Forestport and graduated from Adirondack Central High School in 1974. She married Eric Pfendler October 30, 1976 in Boonville. She was employed at Rome Specialty Company, Forestport retiring due to disability in the early 19080’s.
She was a member of St. Patrick’s Catholic Church, Forestport and the Altar& Rosary Society; she served on the Adirondack Central School Board of Education for five years as well as volunteering for the ACS Sports Booster Club. She enjoyed canning, cooking, baking, playing cards, and loved her dog, Penny.
Surviving are her husband, Eric; son and daughter-in-law, Jason (Jake) and Elizabeth Pfendler, Remsen; stepson and step daughter-in-law, Eric and Jennifer Pfendler, Georgia; two grandchildren, Nicholas and Mitchell Pfendler; brothers and sisters-in-law, Patrick and Ursella Sprowell, Colorado Springs, CO; William (Duke) and Royanne Sprowell, Forestport and Christopher and Tracey Sprowell, Boonville; sister-in-law, Barbara Sprowell, Rochester; additional brothers and sisters-in-law, Joan and Bill Rham, Las Vegas, Nevada, Julie Pfendler, Woodbury, Wisconsin, Janice and Gary Schuh, Rome and Daniel Pfendler, Lee Center . Marilyn was predeceased by a brother, Michael Sprowell and a brother-in-law, Jerry Pfendler. Also surviving are special friends, Rosemarie Roy, Donna Sweeney and Amy Griffin.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be held Saturday, April 11, 2015 at 11 a.m. at Christ Our Hope, St. Joseph’s Church, Boonville. Calling hours will be held Friday, April 10, 2015 from 4-7 p.m. at Mills Funeral Home, 301 Post Street, Boonville. Burial will be later in the spring at St. Joseph’s Cemetery. Memorial contributions can be made to Christ Our Hope, St. Joseph’s Church or to Sunset Nursing Home Activities Fund.
For an online message of sympathy please go to www.millsfuneralhomes.com
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