June A. Commeret

December 18, 2012       

WATERTOWN, N.Y.    June A. Commeret, 89, loving mother, wife and grandmother, passed away Saturday, Dec. 15, at the Samaritan Keep Nursing Home where she had resided since July 2009.

A memorial service will be 10 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 29, at Stone Presbyterian Church, 140 Chestnut St., Watertown. Burial was held in Lakeside Cemetery, Sackets Harbor. Calling hours will be 4 to 6 p.m. Friday, Dec. 28, at Reed & Benoit Funeral Home, Watertown.

Born Jan. 27, 1923, in Watertown, a daughter to Morgan and Jessie Holden Outwater, she graduated in 1940 from Sackets High School. 

June married Charles E. Commeret Sr. in Brooklyn in 1942. 

Dr. Commeret, former superintendent of the Sackets Harbor School District and retired superintendent of the Watertown City School District, passed away in 1986.

Mrs. Commeret was a member of the Stone Presbyterian Church, serving as Deacon, the Watertown Christian Women's Group and the American Legion Post 61 Auxiliary. 

She also volunteered at the Samaritan Medical Center.

Surviving are her children, Charles, Jr. (Jill), Watertown, Randy (Chris), Grand Rapids, Mich., Cathleen Commeret-Whitcomb (Alan), Theresa, Cynthia Meeker (Douglas), Grand Rapids, Mich., and Stephen (Tanna), Watertown; 10 grandchildren and 14 great-grandchildren.

Contributions may be made to the Dr. Charles E. Commeret, Sr. Scholarship fund at Watertown High School or Sackets Harbor High School, c/o Northern New York Community Foundation, 120 Washington St., Suite 400, Watertown, NY 13601, or to the Stone Presbyterian Church.

Condolences may be made at www.reedbenoit.com.

Information provided by Reed & Benoit Funeral Home and Newzjunky, Watertown, N.Y.