February 13, 1922 to October 13, 2013
GLENFIELD – Leon J. Ford, 91, passed away Thursday, October 31, 2013, at his home on the Pine Grove Road.
Leon was born in the town of Watson on February 13, 1922, the son of the late Louis Milton and Lula Pearl Shaw Ford and graduated from Lowville Free Academy in 1938. He proudly served with the U.S. Army in the Pacific Theatre from 1942-1945, after which he was honorably discharged. On July 21, 1947, he was married to Eunice C. Peters in Boonville. Mrs. Ford died in April of 1995.
For 55 years, Leon worked for IBEW Local #910 as an electrician in Watertown. He was a life member of the Lewis County Memorial Post #6912 V.F.W. and the Lowville American Legion #162. He enjoyed making maple syrup at home, working at the sawmill and fishing. He was of the Methodist faith.
Surviving Mr. Ford are his brother and sister-in-law, Edward and Agnes Ford of Glenfield and his nephew Richard Graves of Brantingham. He was predeceased by two sisters, Ola Castello and Laura Graves.
Funeral services will be held on Monday, November 4, 2013, at 1:00 p.m. at the Sundquist Funeral Home with Rev. Bruce W. Chapman, retired minister officiating. Burial with military honors will follow at the Beaches Bridge Cemetery in Watson.
Family and friends are invited to call at the funeral home on Monday prior to the funeral from noon to 1:00 p.m.
Memorials in Leon’s name may be made to: Lewis County Memorial Post #6912 V.F.W. or to the Lowville American Legion Post #162.
To leave an on-line message of sympathy, please visit www.sundquistfh.com
COPENHAGEN - Rose M. Sheldon, 69, of 3278 Weidnier Rd., died peacefully in the comfort of her home on Monday evening, October 28, 2013, surrounded by her loving family while under the care of Lewis County Hospice.
Rose was born in Ellisburg, NY on March 13, 1944, the daughter of Warren & Orissa Barry Wilson. She attended local schools. She married Carl Sheldon, Jr. on May 22, 1960 in Sandy Creek, NY. She was a loving mother; she enjoyed helping her husband with the animals on the farm. She also was an avid gardener, who loved her friends and her dog Duke and her 3 cats.
Her family was the most important part of her life; she is survived by her husband, Carl, three daughters, Barbara (Allen) Lashbrooks, Croghan, Beverly (Ronald) Stone, Beaver Falls, Linn Geer, Harrisville, and her son and his wife, John & Teresa Sheldon, Copenhagen. Also surviving are 10 grandchildren, 5 great-grandchildren and her siblings; Nellie Williams, Adams, Maryanne Monica, Watertown, Donald Wilson, Carthage, Brenda (James) Lee, Watertown, Raymond Sprague, Adams, Delta (Roland) Kampnich, Croghan and Donna (Jonas) Hobbs, Mannsville.
She is predeceased by her father, Warren Wilson and her mother and stepfather Orrissa & Ronald Sprague, her brother, Kenneth Wilson, her sister, Wanda Baltz, LaFargeville and two brother in laws, Elmer Monica and Charles Wiliams.
A funeral service will be held on Friday, November 1st at 1 PM at the Lundy Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Inc., 10229 Washington St., Copenhagen. Burial will follow in Fairview Cemetery, Carthage. Visitation will be held at the Funeral Home in Copenhagen on Thursday from 2-4 & 7-9 PM.
April 8, 1933 to October 28, 2013
GLENFIELD – Carl H. Fenton, 80, of Otter Creek Road, died Monday afternoon, October 28, 2013, at the Lewis County Residential Healthcare Facility, where he has resided since July 2011.
The funeral will be held on Friday, November 1, 2013 at 10:30 a.m. at Iseneker Funeral Home, Inc., Lowville, with Rev. Billie Jean Melton, Pastor of Glenfield United Methodist Church officiating. Burial with Military Honors will follow in Beaches Bridge Cemetery. Calling hours are from 2 – 4 and 6 – 8 p.m. on Thursday, October 31, 2013, at the funeral home. Contributions may be made to the Lewis County Residential Healthcare Facility, c/o the Activities Department, 7785 N. State St., Lowville, NY 13367; or to the 3 – G Fire Department, P.O. Box 112, Glenfield, NY 13345.
He is survived by his wife of 60 years, Audrey, a daughter and son-in-law, Karen and David Freeman of Turin; a son, Ken Fenton of Glenfield; two grandsons and two granddaughters; three great-granddaughters and two great-grandsons; two sisters and a brother-in-law, Lila Altmire of Croghan; Joyce and William Billhardt of Glenfield; a sister-in-law, Corinne Fenton of Glenfield; several nieces, nephews and cousins. He is predeceased by two daughters, Kathy, who died in February 2011 and Kim, who died in August 1980; a brother, Nelson Fenton, and a great-grandson, Joey Shinnick.
Mr. Fenton was born at home in the Town of Greig, NY on April 8, 1933, a son of the late Earl and Julianna Nagy Fenton. He attended General Martin High School, before serving in the U.S. Army, and earning his general equivalency diploma. On April 18, 1953, he married Audrey M. Roy in Martinsburg, with Rev. Martin Wicks, officiating. Mr. Fenton worked as a logger, truck driver, and large equipment operator at Kraft Foods in Lowville, before retiring from South Lewis Central School. He operated a gun shop from his home for more than 30 years.
Mr. Fenton was a member of Glenfield United Methodist Church. He was a life member of the Glen-Greig Fish and Game Club and the Beaver River Fish and Game Club. He enjoyed hunting, snowmobiling, four-wheeling, camping, trap shooting and weekend safaris with family.
Condolences may be made online at www.isenekerfuneralhome.com
September 18, 1928 to October 24, 2013
Locust Grove- Robert J. Weiler, 85, of State Rt. 12D, passed away on Thursday, October 24, 2013, at Lewis Co. General Hospital, Lowville, after a long illness.
He was born on the Weiler family farm on the Fish Creek Road, Town of West Turin, on September 18, 1928, a son of George and Pearl M. Kaido Weiler. He grew up on the Fish Creek Road, and received his education at West Leyden Central School. Before he began his logging career he worked as fire fighter for the forestry service in McKeever and at Benson Mines.
For several years he was employed as a logger for Gould Paper Co. of Lyons Falls, in forests throughout northern New York. After that he continued his employment for Gould Paper Co. and then for Georgia Pacific Paper Co. also Lyons Falls, as a paper machine operator, retiring from Lyons Falls Pulp & Paper Co. in the early 1990's.
On September 6, 1952, Robert was united in marriage with Betty J. Dean, at St. John's Church, Lyons Falls. After that the couple lived in Lyons Falls, before moving to their present home in 1963. Mrs. Weiler, an employee of the Company Home of Gould Paper Co. died on October 15, 1992.
Mr. Weiler attended St. Mary's Church, West Leyden. He greatly enjoyed raising vegetables and flowers hunting and the outdoors.
He is survived by one son, Bruce A. Weiler, at home, one daughter and son in law, Katrina and Larry Beltowski, Locust Grove; three grandchildren, Adrian Weiler, David Beltowski and Kevin Beltowski, two great grandchildren, Robert and Mia Weiler. He was predeceased by a grandson, Christian David Beltowski on October 25, 1981. Also surviving are three brothers and two sisters in law, George and Shirley Weiler, West Leyden, Theodore, Lyons Falls, and his twin, Norbert and Beverly Weiler, Boonville; and two sisters, Adeline Croniser, West Leyden and Pearl Waldron, Lowville. He was predeceased by brothers, Alvin, Ambrose, Leslie L. and Thomas, Clayton, a half brother, Michael Weiler, and by a sister, Luella Brinkerhoff. He is also survived by long time close friends, Virginia Burke and Polly Weiler.
His Funeral will be Tuesday at 9:00 A.M. at Trainor Funeral Home, Inc. 143 Schuyler St. Boonville, and at 10:00 A.M. at St. Mary's Church, Constableville, where Rev. Lawrence Marullo, pastor will celebrate a Mass of Christian Burial. Interment will be in Locust Grove Cemetery. Calling hours are Monday 2-4 & 6-8 P.M. at the funeral home. Memorial contributions may be made to The American Cancer Society Oneida/Herkimer Branch Office 100 Lomond Place Utica, NY 13502.
To leave an on-line message of sympathy, please visit www.trainorfuneralhome.com
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