---- — TICONDEROGA — Ida Helen Wendell, 99, of Ticonderoga, passed away on Monday, May 13, 2013 at Heritage Commons Residential Healthcare of Ticonderoga.
Born in Whitehall, N.Y., Feb. 4, 1914, she was the daughter of the late Scott and Lucy (Fish) Wolcott.
Mrs. Wendell was a resident of Ticonderoga for most of her life and was a communicant of St. Mary's Catholic Church of Ticonderoga.
She was employed by Woolworth's of Ticonderoga for several years and she was also a very talented, self-employed Seamstress for many years.
She married Thomas Gorman Wendell in 1934. They were married 72 years. Thomas pre-deceased her on Dec. 29, 2006.
Survivors include one son, Francis T. "Pete" Wendell and his wife Carlene; and one daughter, Jacqueline Trombley and her husband William, both of Ticonderoga. She is also survived by four grandchildren, Mark Wendell and his wife Lisa of Ticonderoga, Kelly Wendell his wife Sandra of Chandler, Ariz., Tammy Pellman and her husband Scott of Middlebury, Conn., and Kristen Trombley of Ticonderoga; six great-grandchildren, Ryan Wendell, Kasi Wendell, Sarah Pellman, Matthew Pellman, William Dunning and Emma Wendell; and many nieces and nephews.
Relatives and friends may call from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday, May 16, 2013 at the Wilcox & Regan Funeral Home, 11 Algonkin St., Ticonderoga.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10:30 a.m. on Friday, May 17, 2013 at St. Mary's Catholic Church of Ticonderoga. The Rev. Kevin D. McEwan, Pastor, will officiate.
The Rite of Committal will follow at the family plot of St. Mary's Parish Cemetery of Ticonderoga.
Donations in Mrs. Wendell's memory may be made to St. Mary's School, 64 Amherst Avenue, Ticonderoga, NY 12883.