Lena is survived by her sons and their spouses, Robert and Sharon, David and Mary, Bill and Anita, Tom and Cindy, and Rodney; her daughters, Phyllis Stone, Debbie and Betty. She is also survived by 14 grandchildren; 17 great-grandchildren; her brother-in-law, Fred West; her sisters, Marie Bates and Lorraine Caplette; and many special friends, cousins, nieces and nephews.
She was predeceased by her husband, David; her brothers, John and Russell; her sisters, Marian, Beverly, Carol, Guila and Suzanna; and her grandson, Lynn Stone.
Friends and family are welcome to visit from 4 to 7 p.m. Monday, Jan. 20, 2014, at the Bookhout Funeral Home, 357 Main St., Oneonta, at which time her family will be in attendance.
A graveside service will be held in the spring, when she will be laid to rest next to her husband in the Hillington Cemetery in Morris.
In lieu of flowers, Lena’s family requests that charitable donations be made in her memory to the Catskill Area Hospice and Palliative Care, 1 Birchwood Drive, Oneonta, NY 13820; and/or the Otsego County Fair Association, P.O. Box 469, Morris, NY 13808; and/or to the Alzheimer's Association of America, Leatherstocking Region, The Meadows Suite 2, 140 County Hwy 33W, Cooperstown, NY 13326.
To light a candle or to send an online condolence to the family, please visit the website www.bookhoutfuneralhome.com.
Arrangements are by the Bookhout Funeral Home, Oneonta.