GLENFIELD, NY – Mary H. Widmeyer, 88, New Hartford, and formerly of Glenfield Road, died on Sunday, Nov. 1, 2020, at St. Luke’s Hospital in New Hartford.
Born Feb. 24, 1932, in Glenfield, a daughter of the late Waite C. and Kathryn G. (Kelly) Hanno, she graduated in 1949 from General Martin High School.
After high school, Mary worked in Lowville as a secretary until her marriage to C. Dale Widmeyer on Aug. 20, 1952, at St. Mary’s Rectory in Glenfield. The couple made their home in Glenfield.
Mary was a communicant of St. Mary’s Catholic Church. She was an active member of the Altar and Rosary Society and served as president and officer for many years.
A loving wife, mother, and grandmother she made her home welcome to all and was known for her baking, counted cross stitch, sewing, and thoughtful gift giving. Christmas was her favorite holiday, and she used her creativity to make it magical.
Above all her greatest love was family. She was happiest when surrounded by her children and grandchildren and extended her love to her siblings, nieces, nephews, and friends.
Mary will be remembered for her big smile and generous heart.
She is survived by her three children, Richard (Vicky) Widmeyer of Glenfield; Wendy (Timothy) Mowers of Clinton; and Kitty (John) Phillips of Jamesville; nine grandchildren, Melissa, John, James, Beth, Caitlin, Markus, Mary, Anne and Sarah; great-granddaughter, Molly; her brother Thomas W. Hanno of Lowville; many nieces and nephews.
She was predeceased by Dale, her husband of 67 years, a sister, Rita Allen, and four brothers, Paul, David, Leo and Peter Hanno.
A Mass will be said 10 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 7, at St. Peter’s Catholic Church with Rev. Jay Seymour, pastor, officiating. Burial will be in Old Glendale Cemetery.
Memorial’s in Mary’s name may be made to: St. Mary’s Catholic Church, C/O St. Peter’s CC, 5439 Shady Avenue, Lowville, NY 13367.
Online condolences may be made at www.sundquistfh.com