LOWVILLE, N.Y. —
Everard Farney, 75, formerly of State Route 410, died
Wednesday morning, Sept. 26, at the home of her daughter and
son-in-law, Leah and Mark Hitchcock where Alice had made her
Born April 10,
1937, in Beaver Falls at the family homestead, the daughter
of the late Gregory and Lavina Sherman Everard, she attended
Father Leo School in Croghan.
She worked for Climax Mfg. in Castorland for several
She married Donald N. Farney on August 10, 1957 at the home
of their minister Philip Beyer. The couple lived in Rhode
Island for several years during Donald’s Navy service.
They purchased their first farm in 1974 on the Second Road
in Carthage where they raised their seven children who
survive her, Noreen Bassette and her fiancé, Tracy Riggs,
Auberndale, Fla., Norbert and JoAnne, Carthage, Roger and
Maren, Watertown, Joe and Donna, Castorland, Leah and Mark
Hitchcock, Lowville, Ed and Amy, Castorland, Charles and
Lori, Orlando, Fla.; 14 grandchildren, Renee, Matt, Sarah,
Nichole, Breslyn, Tory, Tyrus, Brionna, Tarren, Shannon,
Ben, Joshua, Adam, and Autumn; and 10 great grandchildren;
four brothers, Lynn, Clark, Robert, and Larry; two sisters,
Doris and Betty; two sisters-in-law, Lois and Ginny.
She was predeceased by her two grandchildren, Christopher
Lee Farney and Alexis Lucia Scanlin; her twin brother Allen
who died in infancy, three brothers, Roy, Donald and Dr.
Kenneth Everard; and a sister Vivian.
After a short stint in Ohio they bought their second farm on
the Griffith Road in Lowville. The couple traveled
extensively visiting the south to see their children and
west to see our great nation. They spent two winter retreats
in Mississippi dedicating themselves to hurricane Katrina
Alice and Donald traveled to Alaska as a gift for their 50th
anniversary from their children. Donald died Monday, Aug.
Alice was gifted with great patience and a contagious smile.
In her entire life she never spoke negatively of anyone and
loved her husband, children, grandchildren and great
She was a member of Apostolic Christian Church of America,
Croghan, and was active in North Lowville Home Dem., and her
weekly dialysis club.
A funeral service will be 11 a.m. Monday, Oct. 1, at the
Apostolic Christian Church. Burial will be in the church
cemetery. Family and friends may call 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m.
Sunday, Sept. 30, at the Sundquist Funeral Home.
Memorials in Alice’s name to: Lewis County Hospital Foundation Dialysis Fund, 7785 N. State Street,
Lowville, NY 13367.
condolences may be made to www.sundquistfh.com.
Information provided by
Sundquist Funeral Home of Lowville and Newzjunky, Watertown,