Grace Ware Obituary, 1997

Grace Ware, 83, of Brasher Falls, formerly of Winthrop, died Tuesday in Canton-Potsdam Hospital, Potsdam. Mrs. Ware was a licensed practical nurse with Alice Hyde Memorial Hospital, Malone, until her retirement in 1976, after 10 years. Born April 11, 1914, in Stockholm, a daughter of Asa and Lillie Stockwell Moulton, she was a 1931 graduate of Brasher-Stockholm High School and received a degree in home economics from Canton Agricultural and Technical College in 1935 and a licensed practical nursing degree from North Country Community College, Saranac Lake. She married Kermit Dyke on May 30, 1937, in Keesville. Mr. Dyke died March 23, 1942. She married Gerald Ware on July 22, 1943, at the United Methodist Church parsonage. He died Aug. 29, 1990. She was a member of the United Methodist Church, Norfolk, Winthrop Grange, the Home Bureau and Laurentian Chapter 666 Order of the Easter Star and a 4-H volunteer. She enjoyed knitting, crocheting, needle work, outings with family members and friends and watching baseball games. Surviving are five sons, Kermit, Bedford, Ind., Keith and Carson, both of Massena, Warren, Brasher Falls, and Cary, Winthrop; a daughter, Mrs. Peter (Coralee) Wallen, Red Hook; three sisters, Lillie Mae Mason, Norfolk, and Blanche Gilman and Florence Wagstaff, both of Brasher Falls; 20 grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren. A son, Carlton, a grandson, a brother, Claude Moulton and two sisters, Ruth Hartson and Hazel Carr, died before her. The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Friday at the United Methodist Church, Norfolk, with the Rev. Richard Lenz officiating. Burial will be in Brookdale Cemetery, Stockholm. Calling hours are 7 to 9 p.m. today and 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Thursday at Hammill Funeral Home, Winthrop. Contributions may be made to Edward R. Moses Walk/Run in memory of Grace Ware, P.O. Box 196, Brasher Falls, N.Y. 13613.

Source:  Watertown Daily Times (NY) – Wednesday, August 6, 1997


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