Funeral services for Anita M. Sieber, age 75 of E.Greenbush, NY and formerly of Ogdensburg will be held 11:00 AM on Wednesday, March 27, 2013 at the First Presbyterian Church in Ogdensburg with Rev. Laurena Will officiating. Burial will be at a later date in Turin, NY.
Calling hours will be held on Tuesday from 4 - 7 PM at the Fox & Murray Funeral Home. Anita passed away at her home on Friday, March 22, 2013 surrounded by her loving family.
Surviving is her husband, Edward; a son, Eric Sieber & his wife Kimberly of Chatham, NY; a daughter, Melissa Powers & her husband Kevin of Greenville, NY along with many close friends.
Anita was born on January 10, 1938 in Lowville, NY a daughter of the late Frederick & Joyce (Allen) Markham. After graduating from Lyons Falls High School, she continued her education and received her registered nursing degree from Albany Medical College, and later a Bachelors degree from The State University of New York. She married Edward Sieber on April 3, 1959 at the Forest Presbyterian Church in Lyons Falls. She began her career as a nurse at the Lewis County General Hospital where she worked for 21 years and held several supervisory positions. She then worked for the St. Lawrence Psychiatric Center at the Adult Activity Center in Lowville before she moved to Ogdensburg and continued employment at the St. Lawrence Psychiatric Center. She retired in 1996, but continued to work part-time for a period at Claxton Hepburn Medical Center.
She was an active member and past moderator of the Presbyterian Women Association; a member of the US Coast Guard Auxiliary, the Red Hat Society, and Order of the Eastern Star. She enjoyed traveling, crafts and volunteering at her local churches.
Memorial contributions have been requested to the First Presbyterian Church, 423 Ford St; Ogdensburg, NY 13669; First Presbyterian Church 3212 Church St, Valatie, NY 12184; or the Forest Presbyterian Church, 4019 Center St; Lyons Falls, NY 13368. Condolences can also be shared online at www.foxandmurrayfuneralhome.com