January 3, 2013

Mary Elizabeth Sayward

WILLSBORO — Mary Elizabeth Sayward, 95, of the Middle Road, Willsboro, died Monday, Dec 31, 2012 at the Elizabethtown Community Hospital.

She was born in Willsboro, June 19, 1917 the daughter of Royal and Maude (Stickney) Feltt. Mary worked beside her husband, Norman, on the family farm for the entire duration of its operation. She is remembered for not only her work in the field during each harvest but also her participation with milking, and other farming tasks. She later worked at the Essex County Old Age Home in Whallonsburg until it closed. She then worked at Horace Nye in Elizabethtown until retiring.

Mary was a member of the United Methodist Church of Willsboro and Patron of the Paine Memorial Library. In her spare time she enjoyed reading, working on word puzzles, and crocheting.

Survivors include her four sons and three daughters-in-law, Robert Sayward and Doreena of Willsboro, Rolland Sayward and Betty of Little Falls, Roger Sayward and Shirley of Willsboro, and Donald Sayward of Ellenburg Center; one daughter and son-in-law, Donna McKenna and Michael of Powhatan, Va.; one daughter-in-law, Virginia Sayward of Willsboro; five sisters-in-law, Mary Feltt of Latham, Lucille Feltt of Southington, Conn., Isabelle Feltt of Lehigh Acres, Fla., Betty Lou Squires of Plattsburgh, and Gladys Cushing of Willsboro; one brother-in-law, Steve Sayward Sr. of Essex; 18 grandchildren; 34 great-grandchildren; 13 great-great grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews.

She was predeceased by her parents; her husband of 63 years, Norman S. Sayward, Feb. of 1997; son, Roy Sayward, Sr., Aug. 8, 2012; and four brothers, Harold Feltt, William Feltt, Carlos Feltt, and Edward Feltt.

Calling hours will be held Thursday, Jan. 3, 2013 from 1 to 3 pm at the Hamilton Funeral Home, 294 Mannix Road, Peru. A funeral service will follow at 3 pm at the Hamilton Funeral Home chapel. Burial will be in the spring in the Memorial Cemetery in Willsboro.

Text Only | Photo Reprints
  • MournetAndrew_34.jpg Andrew C. Mournet Sr.

    PLATTSBURGH — Thursday, April 17, marked the passing of Andrew Mournet, 89, Army Air Corps sergeant, lifetime mechanic, tinkerer, bowler, and "chop-buster".

    April 20, 2014 3 Photos

  • Chateaugay_35.jpg Donald Douglas Drown

    ELLENBURG DEPOT — Donald Douglas Drown, 85, of Ellenburg Depot, died in Plattsburgh on April 7, 2014.

    April 20, 2014 1 Photo

  • BarrettHoward_36.jpg Howard "Curt" Barrett

    BURKE — Howard "Curt" Barrett, 83, of the Cook Road, Burke died Friday, April 18, 2014, at his home, surrounded by his loving family and Hospice of the North Country.

    April 20, 2014 2 Photos

  • JonesLouva_37.jpg Louva Ann Jones

    SACRAMENTO, CALIF. — Louva Ann Jones, 72, of Sacramento, Calif., died peacefully at home, surrounded by her loving husband and children on April 12, 2014, after a short courageous battle with pancreatic cancer.

    April 20, 2014 2 Photos

  • Ada_66.jpg Ada E. Vassar

    WEST CHAZY — Ada E. Vassar, 87, of West Chazy passed away Thursday, April 17, 2014, at the CVPH Medical Center.

    April 19, 2014 2 Photos

  • Best_Funeral_Services_67.jpg Wayne H. Nystrom

    SUN CITY, ARIZ. — Wayne H. Nystrom, 83, of Sun City, Ariz., died on April 9, 2014.

    April 19, 2014 1 Photo

  • Linda A. Barber

    CROWN POINT/KEESEVILLE — Linda A. Barber, 65, of Keeseville, and formerly of Crown Point, passed away on Wednesday, March 19, 2014, at the Horace Nye Home of Elizabethtown.

    April 18, 2014

  • MarbutJames.jpg James D. Marbut

    MOOERS FORKS — James D. Marbut, 58, of Bush Road, Mooers Forks, died on Monday, April 14, 2014, after a courageous battle with cancer, at CVPH Medical Center, surrounded by his family.

    April 18, 2014 1 Photo

  • WayIrene.jpg Irene D. Way

    PERU — Irene D. Way, 74, of the Telegraph Road, Peru, passed peacefully on Tuesday, April 15, 2014, at Fletcher Allen Health Care with her loving family by her side.

    April 17, 2014 3 Photos

  • GirouxRoyal.jpg Royal Phillip Giroux

    CHAZY — Royal Phillip Giroux, 86, of Chazy, N.Y., passed away on April 12, 204 while at his home in Palm Harbor, Fla. under the care of his family and Hospice.

    April 17, 2014 2 Photos

Death Notices