Anna M. Larkin, 81, Wellesley Island

WELLESLEY ISLAND — Anna M. “Sally” Larkin, 81, died Monday, Oct. 15, at Samaritan Medical Center, Watertown.

There will be a public graveside service 1 p.m. Friday, Oct. 19, in Riverside Cemetery on Wellesley Island with Rev. Frederica Webb officiating.

There will be no calling hours or funeral. A Celebration of Life will be held at the T.I. Park Chapel next summer at a time to be announced.

Sally was born June 12, 1937, at home on Wellesley Island, the daughter of Ernest and Violet Patterson Slate.

She graduated from LaFargeville High School.

On June 15, 1957, Sally married Richard Larkin at  the T.I. Park Chapel. Mr. Larkin died Aug. 18, 2012, at age 80.

Sally was a caretaker for many years for various residents at the T.I. Park.

She enjoyed reading, collecting any items with strawberries on them, and her favorite color was red.

Surviving is her son Richard Jr. of Wellesley Island;  two daughters, Ellen of Wellesley Island, and Shellie of Watertown; three grandchildren, Sarah Richards, Jessie Larkin, and Lyndsey Campbell; five great-grandchildren; a sister, Mrs. Lindo Griffo of Solvay; nieces and nephews.

A brother, William J. and two sisters, Elizabeth (Joan) Slate and Carol Chapman, died before her.

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