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December 21, 2012

Pamela M. LeFever

The Daily Star

---- — Pamela M. LeFever

UNADILLA — Pamela M. LeFever, 66, of Unadilla, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, Dec. 19, 2012, at her home in Unadilla. 

Pam was born on April 23, 1946, in Bainbridge, daughter of the late James and Arlene (Orth) Monahan. She graduated from Bainbridge-Guilford High School in 1964 and went on to Cosmetology School in Oneonta. She owned and operated Pam’s Beauty Salon in Unadilla for 32 years. She also worked as a hairdresser for local funeral homes.

On March 3, 1973, Pam was married to Gary LeFever in Bainbridge.

Pam had an overwhelming dedication to both the Bainbridge and Unadilla communities and truly believed in supporting others. She was wel- known for her involvement in numerous endeavors, including supporting soldiers overseas and the Nativity in Bainbridge. She was active with the Girl Scouts, acting as a leader and a cookie chairperson. She chaired the General Clinton Canoe Regatta for six years and for four years catered the Bainbridge Professional Women. In addition to her volunteering, Pam enjoyed spending time with her family, baking, cooking, gardening, canning, quilting and knitting.

Pam is survived by her loving husband of 39 years, Gary G. LeFever of Unadilla; daughter, Jamie and Mark Kendrick of Sidney and children, Cassie O’Hara and Quintin; three sons, Shawn LeFever of Unadilla and his children, Kacey and Connor, Todd and Melaine LeFever of Unadilla and their son, Brogan, Trevor and Mindy LeFever of Unadilla, and their children, Hayden and Kendall; brother and sister-in-law, Bill and Cathy Monahan of Seattle; uncle and aunt, Cliff and Alice Wearne of Afton; Larry Monahan; and several nieces and nephews.

Friends may call from 1 to 3 p.m., Friday, Dec. 28, at C.H. Landers Funeral Chapel, 21 Main St., Sidney. A memorial service will follow at 3 p.m. at the funeral chapel. At 4 p.m. following the service, friends and family are invited to the Sidney American Legion, Union Street, to continue celebrating Pam’s life.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be directed to Catskill Area Hospice and Palliative Care, 1 Birchwood Drive, Oneonta, NY 13820.

Condolences may be sent to the family online at

Arrangements are under the direction of C.H. Landers Funeral Chapel, Sidney.