Thursday, April 1, 2010

A Sad Day for the Democratic Party

We learned a few days ago that Arlene Ingerson, former Town Clerk for the Town of Cape Vincent, Passed on Monday. Arlene was not only a VERY strong Democrat but a dedicated public servant and community leader. Arlene will be missed by us all and I hope we all thank god for the time she spent with us. Please say a prayer for Arlene and keep her family in your thoughts.

The following is the obituary from the Watertown Daily Times and can be found by clicking HERE

Arlene V. Ingerson, 72, of 188 W. Broadway St., Cape Vincent, died Monday, March 29, 2010, while under the care of her family and Hospice of Jefferson County. She was born December 11, 1937 in Cape Vincent the daughter of Michael and Esther Miller Mason. She graduated from Cape Vincent High School and the Rochester Business Institute.

She married William E. Ingerson, July 17, 1957 in Antwerp, NY. Mr. Ingerson died, January 7, 1989.

Mrs. Ingerson was an aide for the Thousand Islands Central School district and was Town of Cape Vincent clerk for 10 years before retiring in 2009. She enjoyed following her children's sporting events, spending time with her grandchildren, reading, and camping at the state parks along the St. Lawrence River. She will always be remembered as a loving wife, mother, aunt, grandmother and friend who always put the needs of others before herself.

She is survived by three sons and their wives, John W. Ingerson and Denise Howard, Bronx, NY, Gregory E. and Nancy Ingerson, Rosiere, NY, and Thomas M. and Dana Ingerson, Binghamton, NY; a daughter, Melissa Ingerson, Cape Vincent, NY; 6 grandchildren Mrs. Daniel / Cassie Barnes, Jamie Ingerson, Christian Ingerson, Austin Ingerson, Kylie Ingerson and Greg Ingerson; a brother, Thomas Mason, New Smyrna Beach, FL; three sisters, Mrs. Stephen / Agnes Flyzik, St. Louis, MO, Mrs. Robert / Patricia Emerson, New Smyrna Beach, FL, Mrs. Donald / Corine Sizemore, Orchard Park, NY and Mrs. Richard / Mary Erickson.

A brother, Michael Mason and a sister, Margaret Emerson died before her.

Funeral Service will be Saturday April 3, at 11:00 AM at St. Vincent of Paul Church, Cape Vincent, with Rev. Pierre Aubin, Rector officiating followed immediately by a reception at the church hall. Burial will be Private.

Donations in lieu of flowers may be given in her memory to the Cape Vincent Ambulance Fund or Hospice of Jefferson County.

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