Robin T. Ward Bresett, 52, Carthage

CARTHAGE, NY — Robin T. Ward Bresett, 52, of 34954 Route 3, Carthage, passed away unexpectedly on Monday, May 14, 2018, at her home.

Born Jan. 8, 1966, in Watertown, NY, a daughter of Richard “Dick” and Janet (LaFave) Ward, she graduated from Harrisville Central School in 1984.

She has owned and operated Big Hugs and Smiles Daycare in Carthage, New York for 25 years.

She enjoyed kayaking, camping, and riding motorcycle.  Her passion was her everyday life with her family, companion and she adored her daycare children.

Surviving are her parents, Dick & Janet Ward, Harrisville; her best friend and companion of nine years, Dewey Zehr and his family of Carthage; a son, Curtis (Tara) Bresett of Watertown; a daughter, Jenna & William (B.J.) Barton of Fort Drum; the father of her two children, Maxwell Bresett of Harrisville; three sisters, Brenda N. (Jamie) Stanley of Carthage; Anna (Jim) Seymour of Harrisville; Tammy (Roy) Rabideau of Plattsburgh; two brothers, Ralph (Amy) Ward of Gouverneur; Richard (Sue) Ward of Harrisville; nine grandchildren, Cayden; Kayleigh; Mackenna; Payten; Jaelynn; Chase; Briana; Justin; and Jacob.

Callings hours will be held 4 to 7 p.m. Sunday, May 20, at the Lundy Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Inc., 500 State St., Carthage. A funeral service will be held noon Monday, May 21, in the funeral home chapel. Burial will be held privately in St. Michael’s Catholic Cemetery in Fine, New York.

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