Louise H. Horning
H. Horning, 90, Watertown, who passed
away peacefully Sunday, April 9, was reunited with her
husband on the day that would have been their 70th
prayer service will be 10:15 a.m. Thursday, April 13, at Reed
& Benoit Funeral Home followed by an 11 a.m. funeral
service at Holy Family Church with Rev. Steven Murray
will follow in North Watertown Cemetery.
Calling hours are 4 to 7 p.m. Wednesday, April 12, at
Reed & Benoit Funeral Home.
She was born in Watertown, April 14, 1926, a daughter to
Howard and Helen Browski Metz.
After her high school education, Louise graduated
from Plattsburg State Teaching College in 1947.
Following her graduation, she worked as a Registered
Nurse at the House of the Good Samaritan (now Samaritan
Medical Center) and later at the Jefferson Rehabilitation
Louise married Wellington “Lucky” Horning April 9, 1947,
at Holy Family Church. Mr.
Horning, a retired City of Watertown policeman, died Feb.
Louise was a member of Holy Family Church, the Samaritan
Loyals and the Plattsburg Alumni Association.
She enjoyed camping, gardening, attending her
grandchildren’s sporting events and her independence to go
and do what and when she wanted to in her later years.
She is survived by two sons, Ronald (Tanna), LaFargeville,
and Thomas, Watertown; three daughters, Karen Loftus (Len
Edus), Watertown, Marcia (Mark) La Forest, Theresa, and
Brenda (Larry) Dorr, Black River; 12 grandchildren, 15 great-grandchildren;
and many nieces and nephews.
She was predeceased by a sister, Jane Godfrey, two
brothers, Edward and David Metz; and a son-in-law, Joseph
Loftus, in November 1992.
Memorial contributions may be made to the St. Jude’s
Children’s Research Hospital, Memphis TN or Hospice of
Jefferson County, 1398 Gotham St., Watertown, NY
may be made at www.reedbenoit.com.
Information provided by Reed & Benoit Funeral
Home and Newzjunky, Watertown, N.Y.