Leona M. Moore, 94, Carthage

CARTHAGE, NY —  Leona M. Moore, 94, a longtime Carthage resident, died Sunday, March 29, 2020, at the Lewis County Residential Health Care Facility in Lowville where she has resided for six years.

Leona was born on Dec. 1, 1925, in Syracuse, the daughter of the late Amos and Albena (Ducey) Trombley.

She married Frederick E. Moore on June 15, 1946, at St. James Church in Carthage. Fred passed away on August 13, 2002.

Leona was a clerk at the former Woolworth’s Store and did domestic work for several families in the area. She was employed at Carthage Elementary School in the maintenance department for several years.

She is survived by her daughter: Sandra Stone of Carthage, her son and his wife: Robert and Christina Moore of Watertown; 5 Grandchildren, 11 great-grandchildren and a great great-grandson; two sisters: Clara Shettleton and Shirley Minkler, both of Watertown and many nieces and nephews.

She was predeceased by two brothers, Amos and Donald Trombley and two sisters, Millie Bylow and Beverly Myers.

The family would like to thank the 1st floor nursing staff for their excellent care throughout Leona’s years there.

Private services will be held on Thursday, April 2, at the Bezanilla-McGraw Funeral Home with Rev. Donald A. Robinson, Pastor of St. James Church, officiating. Burial will be in St. James Cemetery. There will be no calling hours.

There will be a “Celebration of her Life” later this year.

Memorial donations may be made to the Activities Fund at the Lewis County Residential Heath Care Facility, Lowville.

To leave an online condolence, go to www.bezanillafh.com.