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The Telegram
  • Justine L. Wedemeyer

  • Justine L. Wedemeyer, 66, of 517 Keys Rd., passed away Monday, July 29, 2013, at Faxton-St. Luke's Medical Center, New Hartford, with her loving family by her side.

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  • Justine L. Wedemeyer, 66, of 517 Keys Rd., passed away Monday, July 29, 2013, at Faxton-St. Luke's Medical Center, New Hartford, with her loving family by her side.
    Justine was born Jan. 17, 1947, in Ilion, the daughter of the late Ward and Dorthea Chittick Crandall, and was educated in the Ilion schools and Utica College. On Sept. 17, 1966, Justine was united in marriage to Donald Wedemeyer at St. Augustine's Church, Ilion.
    Justine was employed as an accountant with Bank of America, retiring several years ago.
    Justine was a great supporter of St. Jude's Children's Hospital and the Food Pantry at St. Albins Episcopal Church in Auburndale, Fla.
    Justine was a loving mother and the greatest love she gave was to her four grandchildren. She was the bravest soul I have known. Justine was a member of St. Augustine's Episcopal Church in Ilion.
    Justine is survived by her husband, Donald; a son, Brian Wedemeyer, of Herkimer; two daughters and sons-in-law, Tracy and John Sommer, of Mohawk, and Wendy and Tim Weakley, of Orlando, Fla.; a sister, Cathy and Dennis Botteon, of California; four grandchildren, Zachary, Kaylee, Connor and Savannah; her close friends, Pat Richardson, Char Phillips and Bobby Sommer; and two special neighbors, Cathy Fuller and Dawn Ortlieb. She is also survived by several nieces, nephews, sisters-in-law and brothers-in-law; her loving cousin, Tom, of Maryland; also special friends, Linda and Steve, of North Carolina.
    Friends are invited to attend the funeral service for Justine to be held on Thursday, Aug. 1, 2013, at 7: p.m. at Whiter-Hendrix Funeral Home, Inc., 100 Otsego St., Ilion, with Fr. John Bassett officiating. Calling hours will be held from 4 p.m. to the time of the funeral.
    The family would like to give a special thank you to the St. Luke's Home staff, especially Marge, Geneva, Angie, Vicky, Jamie and Karen, also the CCU staff at St Luke's, especially Mary and the Bond Clinic staff in Winter Haven, Fla.
    Friends are asked to consider memorials to St. Jude's Children's Hospital, 332 N. Lauderdale St., Memphis, TN 38105 in Justine's memory; envelopes will be available at the funeral home.
    To light a candle, please go to www.whiter-hendrix.com.
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