Deborah A. Shettleton, 59, Carthage

CARTHAGE, NY — Deborah A. Shettleton, 59, of Old State Road died peacefully on Sunday evening, Nov. 13, 2022, at the Carthage Area Hospital.

She was born on Feb. 6, 1963, in Carthage, to the late Keith and Catherine “Cathy” May Shettleton. Deborah was an only child. She graduated from Carthage High School in 1981.

She was most known for helping her mother Cathy being the caretaker of the Riverbank Sunnyside Cemetery in Naumburg, for 20 years. She worked for Allen’s Boat Livery & RV Park in Sacket’s Harbor, NY. She was also employed by the Family Dollar Store for a few years in West Carthage.

She is survived by two sons, Randy Shettleton, Evans Mills, NY, and Ricky and his wife Kari Shettleton, Pillar Point, NY; and a granddaughter, Luella Shettleton.

Deborah enjoyed her family most especially her granddaughter, Luella, and her dog, Loki.

Donations in her memory can be made to Jefferson County Hospice. 1398 Gotham St, Watertown, NY 13601.

Burial will be held privately in the Riverbank Sunnyside Cemetery in Naumburg, NY, where she will be laid to rest alongside her parents.

Calling hours will be held 2 to 4 p.m. Friday, Nov. 18, 2022, at the Lundy Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Inc., 500 State St., Carthage, NY. A funeral service will be held at 4:00 p.m. in the chapel of the funeral home with the Rev. Canon Samuel P. Lundy, officiating.

The family is being cared for by Lundy Funeral Home & Cremation Service Inc., located at 500 State Street in Carthage, NY 13619.

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