Ellen G. Wilkinson

November 23, 2012

LAKE BONAPARTE, N.Y.    Ellen G. Wilkinson, 69, died Thursday, Nov. 22, at Claxton-Hepburn Medical Center, Ogdensburg,
where he had been a patient for a short time.

Born April 15, 1943, in Syracuse, the daughter of Taylor R. and Violet Freeman Cummings, she graduated in 1961 from Lowville Academy and from the Central City Business Institute, Syracuse, in 1962. 

She married Hugh A. Wilkinson on May 4, 1963, in Deer River. Mr. Wilkinson died July 25.

She was a receptionist for MR Gaebel in Carthage for 30 years.

Ellen enjoyed living at the family camp on Lake Bonaparte in the summer and spending winters in Zephyrhills, Florida. 

She also enjoyed spending time with her grandbabies.

Surviving are a daughter, Jamey Wilkinson, Hammond; three grandchildren, Devyn Workman, Lauren Workman, both of Hammond and Bailey Wilkinson, Black River; a brother, Robert Cummings, Carthage; and a sister, Geraldine Fink, Watertown. 

A son, Alan Wilkinson, died in 2000.

A funeral service will be held 2 p.m. Monday, Nov. 26, in the chapel of the Lundy Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Inc., 500 State St., Carthage. Burial will follow in Swinburne Cemetery, Deer River. Visitation will be held 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Monday at the funeral home.. 


Information provided by Bossuot-Lundy Funeral Home, Inc., and Newzjunky.com, Watertown, N.Y.