Naomi B. Ferguson, 49, Carthage

CARTHAGE, NY —  Naomi B. Ferguson, 49, of 36811 NYS Route 3, Carthage, died in the early hours of Wednesday, Oct. 14, 2020, at Samaritan Medical Center in Watertown.

Born Nov. 29, 1971, a daughter of Charles W. and Mary Ann (Gill) Schermerhorn, she graduated in 1989 from Carthage Central School.

She formerly worked as a bus driver for Freeman Bus Corp. and went on to live in Texas for several years.

She moved back to Carthage four years ago.

Survivors include a daughter, Auna (Josh) Smith of Evans Mills; a son, David Hickman Jr. of Carthage; her father, Charles W. Schermerhorn of Carthage; her siblings, Charles H. “Chuck” (Lori) Schermerhorn of Carthage; Amanda A. (Ron) Foust of Palestine, Texas; Robin R. (Guy) Godlewski of Natural Bridge; and Contanita M. (George) Bevens of Carthage; a grandson, Lucas Smith; seven nieces, five nephews and several great-neices and great-nephews.

She was predeceased by her mother, Mary Ann Schermerhorn; her maternal grandparents, Charles and Annabell Gill; her paternal grandparents, George and Ella Schermerhorn; as well as many aunts, uncles and cousins.

Calling hours will be held 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.  Friday, Oct. 16, 2020, at Lundy Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Inc. A funeral service will immediately follow at 1 p.m. in the chapel of the funeral home. Burial will follow in Hillside Cemetery, Natural Bridge.

Memorial donations in Naomi’s memory can be made to the Kidney Foundation of Central New York at 731 James St., Suite 200, Syracuse, NY 13203.

Arrangements are with Lundy Funeral Home & Cremation Service.

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