Nancy S. St. Onge, 72, of State Rt. 12B, Hamilton, NY, passed away Sunday, July 28, 2019 at Faxton-St. Luke’s Healthcare in New Hartford.
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She was born August 27, 1946 in Saranac Lake, NY, a daughter of the late Edwin and Edith Gowett Clookey. She was a graduate of Utica school and Mohawk Valley Community College. On June 14, 1980, Nancy married Douglas J. St. Onge in Clinton, a loving union of 37 years when he predeceased her on May 27, 2017. Nancy had worked at Chesebrough Ponds in Oriskany Falls, and then for General Electric in Utica until retiring. Being with her family, children and grandchildren were her most treasured times, and they were her life. She enjoyed gardening, the outdoors and going to the casino.
Surviving are her mother-in-law, Julia St. Onge of Hamilton; her children, Philip Gavin of CT; Darlene and James Goodman of Madison; Kevin and Melody Gavin of Rochester; James and Hope Heath of Hubbardsville; Edwin and Debbie Heath of Knoxboro; Timothy and Cindy St. Onge of New York Mills; Shawn St. Onge of Hamilton; Julia Ostrander and Jeph McEwan of Hubbardsville; sisters and brothers-in-law, Mary and Craig Hare of Syracuse; Brenda Schnettler of NC; Shirley and Bill Breen of Liverpool; an aunt, Leona Clark of FL; an uncle, Joseph Howe of NJ. Also surviving are her cousins who were like sisters and had a special bond, Susan and Lynn Dote of Bridgewater; her best friends Johanna and Chuck Kelley of Clark Mills; a special friend Mitch Belden of Belgium; many grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews. Nancy was predeceased by an infant son, Douglas St. Onge, Jr.; a grandson, James Heath, Jr.; an aunt, Jane Howe and a cousin, Mary Clark.
Funeral services will be held at 1pm Thursday, August 1, 2019 at the Burgess & Tedesco Funeral Home, Kloster & Northrop Memorial Chapel, 210 East Main St., Waterville.
Friends are invited to call at the funeral home on Wednesday from 6-9pm.
Nancy and Doug will be laid to rest in the Calvary Cemetery, Utica at the convenience of their family.