Clara Moore Conant, 89, formerly of Canton
Wednesday, September 22, 2010 - 6:58 pm

Clara Moore Conant, 89, formerly of 35 Riverside Drive died Tuesday, September 21, 2010 at Claxton-Hepburn Medical Center, Ogdensburg.

Born January 23, 1921 in Pierrepont, daughter of Harold L. and Maude P. (Kennedy) Moore, she attended the Country School at Langdon Corners. On January 1, 1940, she married Avery Wellington Conant at the Canton United Methodist Church Parsonage. Mr. Conant died April 1965.

Mrs. Conant was a 4-H member and she enjoyed selling crafts at the Canton Farmer’s Market.

She was employed as a housekeeper for Attorney Albert Jacobsen for ten years, as well as a cook for a fraternity of St. Lawrence University. In the 1940’s she was a hospital attendant for Central Islip Hospital and in the mid 1960’s she was an aide for the Peterson’s Nursing Home on State Street in Canton.

Surviving are two sons, Donald Gene Conant and wife Jan of Ocean View, DE and Michael Roy Conant of Sacramento, CA; one daughter, Debbra Lee Conant of Massena; three sisters, Gertrude Williams and Helen Kenyon both of Canton and Margaret Gardner of Painted Post, NY; one brother, Harold Moore of Boaz, AL; 11 grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews.

She was predeceased by a daughter, Carol Ann Conant Poor; and a sister, Ruth Rowe.

Funeral Services will be held Friday at 12:15 p.m. at the Lawrence Funeral Home, Canton with Rev. Thomas Jones, Pastor of Canton United Methodist Church, officiating. Calling hours will be held on Friday from 10:00 a.m. to 12 noon at the funeral home. Burial will be in Fairview Cemetery, Canton.

Memorial contributions may be made to United Helpers Maplewood Activities Fund, State Street Road, Canton, NY 13617 or to the

American Heart Association, Northern Region, PO Box 155, Watertown, NY 13601.

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