LOWVILLE, N.Y. —
E. Roy, 80, passed away on Tuesday evening, Jan. 29, at the
Lewis County Residential Health Care Facility where she had
resided for a short
March 29, 1932, in Martinsburg, a daughter of Milfred and
Dorothy M. Edick Rhone, she attended various country schools
and in 1949, graduated from General Martin High
She lived in both the Glenfield and Lowville area all her
Shirley was employed by Kraft Foods for 25 years and in her
retirement was a caregiver for several families at Brookside
Senior Living Center.
She was a former member of St. Mary’s Catholic Church
until 1963, prior to becoming a communicant of St. Peter’s
Catholic Church in Lowville. She was also an active member
with the VFW Auxiliary and a Lewis County Hospice
In her spare time, Shirley enjoyed gardening and taking a
drive up on Tug Hill.
Surviving are her children and their spouses, Dennis J. Roy,
Jr. and Linda of Lowville and children, Joanna and Brad
Allen, Dennis Phillip and Matthew John; Anthony M.
“Tony” and Suzanne, Lowville and his two children, Sarah
and Steven Roy; Michelle and Ron Gingerich of Watson and
their children, Amos and Connie and Alicia Gingerich, and
Melissa and Mike Bush, New Bremen and their two children,
Marcus and Melinda Bush; five great-grandchildren, Antonio
Ruiz, Kendyl and Case Allen, Evangeline and Edward Gingerich;
a sister, Margaret Tuttle and three brothers, Herbert,
Harold and Harvey Rhone.
Two sons, Mark and Martin and a brother, Willard Rhone,
all died before her.
funeral mass will be said 2 p.m. Friday, Feb. 1, at St.
Peter’s Catholic Church with Rev. Christopher Carrara
officiating. Burial will take place in the spring. There are
no calling hours.
Arrangements are with the Sundquist Funeral Home.
Memorials may be made to Friends of Lewis County Hospice, P.O. Box
266, Lowville, NY 13367.
condolences may be sent to www.sundquistfh.com.
Information provided by
Sundquist Funeral Home of Lowville and Newzjunky, Watertown,