GLENFIELD (Ledwin) Therese Salmon, 83, of State Route 12, died Saturday afternoon, July 21, 2012 at the Lewis County Residential Healthcare Facility.
A Funeral Mass will be said at St. Marys Catholic Church, Glenfield at a date and time to be announced. Burial will be in St. Thomas Cemetery, Greig. There will be no calling hours. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Lewis County Search and Rescue, West State Street, Lowville, NY 13367 or Lewis County Residential Healthcare Facility Residents Council, 7785 N. State Street, Lowville, NY 13367.
She is survived by four children, a daughter and son in law, Marcia and John Gracey of Glenfield, NY, a daughter, Bonnie Hudson of Plymouth, Massachusetts, a son and daughter-in-law, Peter D. and Rebecca Salmon of Syracuse, NY; a daughter, and son-in-law, Maureen Salmon-Salvemini and Joseph Salvemini of Herkimer, NY; five grandchildren, Andrew and Matthew Gracey, Philip and Elizabeth Hudson, Riley Salmon-Salvemini;, and three great-grandchildren, Margaret, Bridgid, and John Gracey; nieces, nephews and cousins. She is predeceased by her husband , and only sister Jane Waite.
She was born on January 2, 1929 in Utica, NY, a daughter of the late Francis P. and Ledwin Riley Mangan and graduated from Port Leyden High School and CCBI in Syracuse, NY. On July 23, 1949, she married David B. Salmon at St. Martins Catholic Church, Port Leyden with Rev. Donnelly, officiating. After her marriage, she worked for a year and then stayed at home and raised her family.
She was a communicant of St. Marys Catholic Chruch, Glenfield, and a past member of the Altar and Rosary Society.
She was active as a leader for both Brownies and the Cub Scouts, while her children participated. She loved working in her flower gardens, birdwatching and a long daily walk.
The family wishes to extend heartfelt gratitude and appreciation to all staff of the Facility for the attentive care and support provided her for the past five years.
Condolences may be made online at www.isenekerfuenralhome.com.