Mrs. Jean M. Lanning, age 74, of Potsdam, passed away on Thursday, October 07, 2010 at the Canton-Potsdam Hospital where she had been a patient since September 28, 2010. There will be no calling hours or funeral service.
Arrangements are with the Garner Funeral Home in Potsdam. Contributions in her memory can be made to the Potsdam Humane Society. Condolences online can be sent www.garnerfh.com.
Jean is survived by a daughter, Vickie Lanning and her fiancée Vincent Petra of Potsdam; a son, Jeffrey Lanning and his fiancée Sharon Cofer of Norwood; sisters Joan Mallette of Central Square, and Linda Wilmart of Hewitteville; brothers Edward LaPage of Dover, NH and Richard LaPage of Hannawa Falls; and several nieces and nephews.
Jean M. Lanning was born on February 18, 1936 in Norfolk, to Edward LaPage and Stella Richards. On September 16, 1952 in Norfolk, she was married to Donald Lanning. Mr. Lanning passed away in 1991. Jean worked at the Depot St. Diner and Homestead Dairies and then managed the Potsdam Motel for many years. She enjoyed animals and going to the casino.