Marguerite M. Reyome

Marguerite M. Reyome, 91, formerly of 20 Church St., died Thursday, May 2, 2013, at Uihlein Living Center.

Born in Clayburgh on Nov. 17, 1921, she was the daughter of Vivian and Delia (Pellerin) Minney.

Marguerite married Edward Reyome on Nov. 29, 1941. He predeceased her on Feb. 10, 2013.

Mrs. Reyome had been a resident of the area for most of her life, moving here from Clayburgh as a baby. She worked at the Lake Clear Inn as a waitress during high school. She later worked for F.W. Woolworth’s in Saranac Lake as a clerk and was later promoted to the office.

During World War II, she worked at the Richmond, Va., Woolworth’s to be close to her husband Edward, who was in the military. After the war, she returned to Saranac Lake where she went back to work at the Saranac Lake Woolworth’s. She later worked in the dining room at the Pyramid Camp on Upper Saranac Lake until 1964. In the late 1950s, she went to work at the American Management Association in Saranac Lake for 25 years in the Registration and Production Departments, retiring in 1984.

After their retirement, she and Ed traveled extensively. She was a member of the Home Bureau and was an avid bowler, bowling in the Merchants, the Co-Op and the Old-As-You-Feel leagues. She was also a member of the Ladies of the Elks.

She is survived by two grandsons: Eric Reyome of Saranac Lake and Craig Reyome of Tupper Lake; one granddaughter, Nichole Reyome of Sand Lake; two great-grandchildren: Corey Light of Sand Lake and Devyn Stevens of Sand Lake; and one sister, Hazel Strack of Ticonderoga.

She was preceded in death by her father, mother, one son, Daniel Reyome, and two sisters: Helen Strack, and Kathleen Ohmann.

Calling hours will take place from 10 to 11:30 a.m. Saturday, May 4, at the Fortune-Keough Funeral Home in Saranac Lake. A Mass of Christian burial will immediately follow at noon Saturday at St. John’s Church in Lake Clear, with the Rev. Bill Muench officiating. Burial will take place at St. John’s Cemetery in Lake Clear.

Friends wishing to remember Marguerite M. Reyome may make memorial contributions to Saranac Lake Volunteer Rescue Squad or the Saranac Lake Adult Center in care of the funeral home.

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