Funeral services for 92 year old Naomi S. Stowe, a resident of the Maplewood Campus, Canton and formerly of South Colton, will be held Monday at 1 p.m. at the Buck Funeral Home in Colton with Rev. Patricia Lennox presiding. Burial will be held in the Pleasant Mound Cemetery, Colton. Family and friends may call at the Buck Funeral Home in Colton on Monday from 11 a.m. until the time of the service at 1 p.m. Mrs. Stowe passed away Tuesday at the Maplewood Campus.
Naomi is survived by her two sons, David and Barbara Stowe, Baldwinsville and Gregory and Maggie Stowe, Henrico, NC; her three grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren; and a sister, Eloise Sterling, Heuvelton.
Along with her husband, Naomi was pre-deceased by her brother, LaVerne Sandford; and a sister, Violet Sandford.
She was born in Elbridge, NY on August 31, 1921 to the late William and Olive Trexler Sandford. She graduated from high school and attended the Central City Business School in Syracuse, graduating in 1939. She married Donald M. Stowe on July 29, 1945. Donald passed away in 1984. As well as being a homemaker, Naomi worked as a secretary for the Town of Potsdam for a few years and also worked for Jardine Bronze in Baldwinsville. She enjoyed playing the organ and piano and many years, she was a volunteer for Hospice, starting with them in their beginning. Memorial Donations in Naomi’s memory can be made to the St. Lawrence Valley Hospice or to the United Helpers Maplewood Campus.
Memories and condolences may be shared online at www.buckfuneralhome.com . The Buck Funeral Home in Colton is serving the family of Naomi S. Stowe.