Kathleen S. Jeffery, 67, passed away at Fletcher Allen Health Care in Burlington on Sunday, December 23, 2012. Following her wishes, all services will be private at her family’s convenience. Arrangements are entrusted to the Hammill Funeral Home in St. Regis Falls.
Kathleen was born in Massena on November 28, 1945, daughter of the late Murland and Mary Catherine (Kennedy) Lowell. She graduated from St. Lawrence Central School. She attended Lemoyne College and received her Master’s in Special Education from SUNY at Potsdam. She taught at many schools, lastly at St. Regis Falls Central School. She married Russell J. Jeffery on September 11, 1965 at St. Patrick Church in Brasher Falls with Fr. Herbert Hannon celebrating.
Kathleen served as the Secretary for the Town of Lawrence Historical Society for many years. She loved the outdoors, quilting, flower gardens, animals and all time spent with her family. We will miss all the little ways she expressed her love and will cherish all her home made gifts.
She is survived by her husband, Russell; three children, Jennifer Jeffery of Syracuse, Samuel and Carrie Jeffery of Caledonia and Annette and Leo Burns of Baldwinsville; her grandchildren, Theodore Griese, Autumn Jeffery, Nolan Burns and Macaela Burns; and three brothers and sisters in law, Murland and Sue Lowell of Crofton, Maryland, Daniel and Eiko Lowell of Austin, TX, and James and Cissy Lowell of Seminole, FL.
Those wishing to express an act of kindness, please consider donations in her memory to the St. Regis Falls Fire and Rescue, St. Regis Falls, NY 12980 or the Town of Lawrence Historical Society, c/o 11405 State Hwy. 11, Lawrenceville, NY 12949
Memories and condolences can be shared with her family at www.hammillfh.com.