Ann M. Hodge, 60, Belleville

BELLEVILLE, NY —  Ann M. Hodge, Belleville, passed away Tuesday, Dec. 6, 2022, at the Samaritan Medical Center. She was 60 years old.

A memorial service will be held 2 p.m. Monday, Dec. 12, 2022, at Carpenter Stoodley Funeral Home, Belleville. A calling hour will be held prior to the service from 1 to 2 p.m. at the funeral home. Burial will be held at the convenience of the family.

Born Nov. 11, 1962, in Fulton, NY, the daughter to the late Herbert and Betty Kimball Welch, she attended Fulton School and later went on to receive her GED.

Ann married Dave Darling in Florida in 1981. The marriage ended in a divorce.

She married Kevin Hodge in 1991 in Mexico, NY, and lived their married life in the Belleville area.

Ann worked at Camden Wire, Venus Manufacturing, Watertown Daily Times, Belleville-Henderson School for 10 years where she worked in the cafeteria and was also a bus monitor and South Jefferson Central School as a custodian.

She is survived by her husband, Kevin, Belleville; her children, Jeric and Ashley Hodge, both of Syracuse; four brothers, David, Kevin, Allen and Donald Welch; and a sister, Cindy (Corey) Botts.

Besides her parents, she was predeceased by a son Michael Darling in October 1992.

Ann enjoyed reading and gardening.

In lieu of flowers, donation may be made at the Belleville Philomathean Free Library, PO Box 27, Belleville, NY 13611.

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