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March 22, 2014

Edith Grace Lachut

Edith Grace Lachut

BURLINGTON FLATS — Mrs. Edith Grace Lachut, 92, of Angel Hill Road, passed away Wednesday, March 19, 2014, in Bassett Healthcare.

She was born in Stamford on April 10, 1921, the daughter of the late Karl and Agnus Bankus Golon, and she attended school in Stamford. After graduation, she moved to New York City, where she attended and graduated from King’s County School of Nursing in 1945. Her nursing career began soon after at M.I. Bassett Hospital in Cooperstown and continued for another 35 years until her retirement.

She was married to Edward Lachut in 1972, in Fly Creek. Edward passed away on Nov. 4, 2012.

Edith had several hobbies; she loved crafts, gardening, sewing, reading and dancing. Many beds and cribs have been covered by her beautiful afghans. She also was very active in her faith and loved the Lord.

Edith is survived by her two daughters, Gloria Daniels of Dryden and Catherine Crist of Burlington Flats; her stepchildren, Robert and Christine Lachut of Star Lake and Barbara LaBratee of Florida; six grandchildren; many great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.

She was predeceased by her son, Mickey Pupecki in 2005; and by six siblings.

Edith’s family would like to extend special thanks to the staff at Otsego Manor, Serenity Place who enriched her life over the past year.

Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to the Petykiewicz, Iocovozzi & Burns Funeral Home, 329 S. Washington St., Herkimer.

A memorial service will be held at a later date at the convenience of her family.

Expressions of sympathy may be placed on Edith’s online memorial page by going to

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