In memory of
Lucy Persons
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In memory of
Lucy Persons
Lucy J. Persons October 18, 1921 - January 8, 2017 North Creek, NY Lucy Jane Persons, 95, passed away peacefully, Sunday, January 8, 2017 at the Colonial Manor Nursing Home in York. Born Oct.18, 1921 in Wevertown, she was the daughter of the late John H. and Sarah (Colvin) Heath. She was the beloved wife of the late Gordon L. Persons, Jr with whom she shared over 72 years of marriage. Lucy was a lifelong resident of North Creek and member of North Creek Baptist Church. She always enjoyed making rolls, deviled eggs and helping with the turkey supper fundraisers at church. She enjoyed snowmobiling, fishing, camping, bingo, and her home, hand built by her husband. She and Gordon were active in the Opalescent Club and the local meal site and were able spend over 25 winters in their Florida home. She found great joy making crafts and knitting things for family and friends. She was predeceased by two sons, Ernest Bertram Persons and Gordon L Persons III; and her two brothers, Elmer and Carl; and 2 sisters, Christine and Mary. She is survived by daughter, Jane C Henty and husband, John of York; her four grandchildren and their spouses, Peter (Tomoko) Henty, Allen (Darlene) Henty, T.J. (Stacy) Persons and Janina (Greg) Darnell. She was also blessed with 10 great-grandchildren, Hanako, Emily, Nathan, Owen, Josh, Isabelle, Elizabeth, Jacob, Zechariah and Mercedes; one great-great-grandson, Travis, who has provided a special joy to her in her last months; as well as several nieces; nephews; cousins; and friends. A visitation will be held from 12:00 noon to 2 p.m., Saturday, May 20, 2017 at the Alexander Funeral Home, 3809 Main St., Warrensburg, NY. A funeral service to celebrate her life will begin at 2 p.m. following the visitation. Burial will follow in Union Cemetery, North Creek, NY. In lieu of flowers, expressions of sympathy may take the form of donations to the North Creek Baptist Church, P.O. Box 245, North. Creek, NY 12853 or charity of your choice. Arrangements by the Etzweiler Funeral Homes and Cremation Service, 1111 E. Market St., York. www.etzweilerfuneralhome.com
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