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  • Mary C. Seymour

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  • Mary C. Seymour, 100, of Barringer Road, Ilion, passed away Monday, Oct. 21, 2013, at Valley Health Services in Herkimer.
    Mary was born March 16, 1913, in Ilion, the daughter of the late Fredrick and Leona Butler Kaune. She received her education in the Ilion schools and attended the Philadelphia General Hospital School of Nursing. On Sept. 2, 1933, Mary was united in marriage to Kenneth Seymour in Utica, a happy union of 70 years until his passing on Nov. 11, 2003.
    Mary was employed with Herkimer County DSS as a bookkeeper, retiring several years ago.
    Mary was a member of St. Augustine's Episcopal Church in Ilion, member and past Matron of the Order of the Eastern Star in Frankfort, an avid bowler and enjoyed playing golf and bridge on the computer.
    Mary is survived by her son, John, of Ilion; two daughters and sons-in-law, Loraine and Robert Loomis, of Frankfort, and Mary and Arthur Hornett, of New Hartford; a daughter-in-law, Ann Seymour, of Ilion; two sons-in-law, Dr. Jack Campisi and Earl Fletcher; also several grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren. Mary was predeceased by a son, Kenneth, Jr.; two daughters, Connie Fletcher and Beverly Campisi; her brother, Frederick Kaune; and four grandsons, Kenneth Fletcher, Michael Loomis, Jimmy Loomis and John Campisi.
    Funeral services for Mary will be held on Friday, Oct. 25, 2013, at 11 a.m. at St. Augustine's Episcopal Church, Second Street, Ilion, with Fr. John Bassett officiating. Interment will follow in the Oak View Cemetery, Frankfort. In keeping with Mary's wishes, there are no calling hours.
    Friends are asked to consider memorials to St. Augustine's Church in Mary's memory. Envelopes will be available at church or Whiter-Hendrix Funeral Home, Inc., 100 Otsego St., Ilion.
    The family would like to thank the staff of Valley Health Services for all the care and compassion given to Mary during her short stay there; also thank you to Dr. Gregory Markwart and his staff at Slocum-Dickson Medical Center in Ilion and Dr. Francis Eye Care for all the kindness given to Mary.
    To light a candle, please go to www.whiter-hendrix.com.
    Arrangements are with Whiter-Hendrix Funeral Home, Inc., 100 Otsego St., Ilion.
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