Jo Anne Moulton, 76, Lakeland, FL

LYON MOUNTAIN —  Jo Anne Alton Moulton, 76,  Lakeland, FL formerly of Lyon Mountain, NY, passed away August 25th at Hospice House in Stuart, FL.

Born Oct. 20, 1943, in Gouverneur, NY, a daughter of David and Thelma Alton, she graduated from Antwerp High School in 1960.

Jo Anne married James Moulton on Aug. 11, 1989, in Lyon Mountain, NY, where they resided until James’s passing in 2010.

Jo Anne was a member of the American Legion Auxiliary, The Moose Lodge and AmVets, holding various positions within all three organizations.

She was a hard worker, avid card player and great cook. She enjoyed entertaining friends, spending time with family and loved dancing. She truly just lived life.

She is survived by her brother and sister in-law, Bob and Pat Alton, Loveland, CO; a sister and brother in-law, Shelia and Jim Kavanaugh, Port St. Lucie, F; three step sons, Jim and Jessi Moulton,  Cadyville, Glen Moulton, Redford, and Chris and Trez Moulton, Clayburg; four step grandchildren; two step great grandchildren; and beloved by many nieces and nephews.

She was predeceased by her husband James, a brother, Frank Alton and a step daughter, Trina Moulton.

In lieu of flowers contributions may be made to The American Legion, 275 Wilson Road, Saranac, NY 12981.

Arrangements are incomplete at this time with the Reed & Benoit Funeral Home.

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