Violet R. Caird, 98, Watertown

WATERTOWN, NY —  Violet R. Caird, 98, widow of Richard Caird, passed away Tuesday, April 14, 2020, at the Samaritan Keep Home, Watertown, where she had been a resident for six years.

The funeral will be held privately for the family. Burial will be in Maplewood Cemetery, Mannsville.

She was born May 18, 1921, in the town of Worth, a daughter to Glen and Gertrude Waite Loucks.

She married Richard L. Caird on Dec. 23, 1939.  He passed away in 1980.  A daughter Rose Marie predeceased her in 1959 at age 5.

Violet was a lab technician for Dairylea in Adams for many years until retiring.

Violet was a volunteer for the Rohde Center. She enjoyed gardening, baking, cake decorating, camping, playing bingo and spending time her grandchildren and great grandchildren.

Vi is survived by her son and daughter-in-law, Lloyd and Leona Caird, Pierrepont Manor, her daughter-in-law Christine Graves Caird, Mannsville; three grandchildren Corey (Leanne) Caird, Richmond, VA, Brian (Catherine Loper) Caird, Adams, Kimberly Caird Dumas (Art Rocque), Peru, NY; five great grandchildren Amanda, Adam, Matthew, Amelia and Mason; several cousins.

She was predeceased by a son Clifford in 1991 and an aunt Millie Barr.

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