Clara B. Shettleton, 95, formerly of Carthage

CARTHAGE, NY —  Clara B. Shettleton, 95, formerly of the Van Brocklin Road in Carthage, died Wednesday, July 27, 2022, at the Samaritan Keep Home in Watertown.

Clara was born Jan. 9, 1927, in Carthage, a daughter of the late Amos and Albena (Ducey) Trombley.

She married Kenneth L. Shettleton on September 28, 1946, at the First Baptist Church Parsonage in Carthage. Kenneth died on April 16, 2013.

She worked at the former Woolworth’s Store in Carthage, Taggert’s Mill in West Carthage and as a janitor for the Carthage Central School District, many years ago.

She enjoyed music and singing, sitting on her porch, and spending time with her family.

She is survived by two sons, Kevin (Tina) Shettleton, Carthage, and Howard Shettleton, Black River; three grandchildren, Tammy Mayer, Amanda Shettleton and Brandon Shettleton; a sister, Shirley Minkler, Watertown; and several nieces and nephews.

She was predeceased by a grandson, Jason Shettleton, two brothers, Amos and Donald Trombley and three sisters, Leona Moore, Beverly Myers and Mildred Bylow.

Funeral services will be held 1:30 p.m. Saturday, July 30, 2022, at the Bezanilla-McGraw Funeral Home, Carthage with Rev. Frances Hemstreet officiating. Burial will be in Fairview Cemetery, Carthage. Calling hours will be held 5 to 8 p.m. Friday, July 29, 2022, at the funeral home.

There will be a luncheon at the Sahara Restaurant at 2:30 p.m. following the burial.

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