Genevieve D. Mushtare

January 30, 2012  

LOWVILLE, N.Y.  —  Genevieve D. ”Jenny” Mushtare, 80, of Water Street, died Monday morning, Jan. 30, at Lewis County General Hospital after a long illness.

The funeral will be 11 a.m. Wednesday, Feb. 1, at Iseneker Funeral Home, Inc., Lowville. Spring burial will be in Beaches Bridge Cemetery. Calling hours will be 5 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 31, at the funeral Home.

Born Sept. 17, 1931, in Syracuse,  a daughter of the late Nelson W. and Irene Warren LaFlair, she attended school in Syracuse, Texas, and in Lowville. 

She married Edward W. Mushtare on Aug. 26, 1950, at Cavalry Tabernacle, Carthage. 

She was co-owner and dispatcher for the Lewis County Taxi Service from 1993 to present.

She enjoyed crossword puzzles, country and western music and family gatherings.  

Jenny’s family would like to thank the medical staff at Lewis County General Hospital for taking such good care of her and keeping her comfortable during her illness.

Surviving are her husband, Edward, of 61 years; a son and his wife, Bruce and Mary Jo, Lowville: a son and his wife, Rickey and Cindy, Glenfield: a son and his wife, Randy and Elaine, Waterville: a daughter and her husband, Janice and Jamie Foote, Lowville; a son Brian, Lowville: and a daughter and her husband Terri and Jeff Davis, Watson; 14 grandchildren and 19 great-grandchildren and a great-great grandchild; several nieces, nephews and cousins.  

Four brothers Robert, Calvin, Vernon and Charles, a sister, Dorothy Pointdexter, and  a grandson, Randy B. Hellinger Jr., all died before her.

Contributions may be made to American Cancer Society, CNY Region, 6725 Lyons Street, P.O. Box 7, East Syracuse, NY 13057.

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Information provided by Iseneker Funeral Home of Lowville and Newzjunky, Watertown, N.Y.