Evelyn R. Seymour

October 26, 2012

HARRISVILLE, N.Y.   —  Evelyn R. Seymour, 91, formerly of Harrisville, died Thursday evening, Oct. 25, at Country Manor Nursing Home, Carthage, where she had resided since November 2009.

A funeral service will be held 10:30 a.m. Friday, Nov. 2, at Adirondack Funeral Home, State Street, Harrisville, with Rev. Frances Hemstreet, pastor of the Harrisville Methodist Church, officiating. Burial will follow in Harrisville Community Cemetery. Calling hours will be held 6 to 9 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 1, at the funeral home.

Born April 29, 1921, in Harrisville, the daughter of James and Doris Wilder Burke, she graduated from Harrisville High School. She attended the Utica Business School. 

She married Howard Seymour on Sept. 28, 1946, in Harrisville. He died March 10, 2004.


Prior to her marriage she she was employed at Savage Arms in Utica during World War II and then returned to Harrisville and was employed at St. Regis Paper Company. 

After her marriage she worked at various locations as a cook retiring as the cook at the Lewis County mealsite at Harris Courts.

She loved camping, traveling to Florida in the winter and spending time at her camp on Upper Saranac Lake. 

She also enjoyed gardening and spending time with family.

Surviving are three sons and their wives, Larry and Diane, Providence, Utah, James and Anna and Darrell and Crystal, all of Harrisville; a daughter and her husband, Bethany and Leo Theiser, Deer River; a sister-in-law, Beverly, Sun City, Arizona; eight grandchildren, five great-grandchildren; nieces, nephews and cousins.

She is predeceased by two children, Bruce and Nancy, and two brothers and a sister in law, Richard, and Robert and Helen.

To leave a message of condolence, please go to www.adirondackfh.com

Memorial contributions may be made to a charity of one’s choice.





Information provided by Adirondack Funeral Home and Newzjunky, Watertown, N.Y.