Carol E. StreeterMay 29, 1934 ~ December 9, 2017 (age 83)
CROGHAN/NAUMBURG- Carol E. Streeter, 83, of William Street, Croghan, formerly of NYS Route 410, Naumburg, passed away Saturday evening, December 9, 2017 at Upstate Medical University Hospital Syracuse.
The funeral will be held Friday, December 15, 2017 at 1:30 p.m. at First Mennonite Church, New Bremen, 8383 State Route 812, Lowville, NY, with Ed Steckly, Pastor, officiating. Calling hours will be from 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. on Friday December 15, 2017, prior to the funeral, at the church. Spring burial will be in the Riverside Cemetery Annex, Beaver Falls. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Mennonite Central Committee in c/o First Mennonite Church P.O. Box 417 Lowville, NY 13367. Arrangements are with Iseneker Funeral Home Inc. Lowville.
Carol E. Streeter was born May 29, 1934 in Carthage, NY, daughter of the late Seth and Mary Lehman. She attended Beaver Falls High School and graduted in 1951. Following gradution, she attended the Watertown School of Commerce and later became employed at Climax Mfg. Company, Castorland as Payroll Clerk.
She was married to Clifton J. Streeter on April 5, 1953 at the Evangelical Untied Brethren Church, Beaver Falls with Reverend Norman Pusey, officaiting. Following their marriage, the couple lived in Leesville, LA. and Manhattan, KS, where Mr. Streeter served in the Armed Forces. In 1955, the couple moved back to Lewis County and purchased their first home in Naumburg, NY. In 1997, the couple moved to their present home in Croghan.
At that time, Mrs. Streeter was employed at the J.P. Lewis Co., Beaver Falls, as a Receptionist and Swithboard Operator. In later years, she also worked at the Carthage Machine Co., Carthage, NY and Beaverite Products Inc., Beaver Falls in Cost Accounting and Receptionist retiring in 1993.
Through her high school years, Mrs. Streeter played her accordian at school functions and variety shows. In 1950, she formed a band “The Fancy Four” with three friends, entertaing at community events for several years. Throughout the years, she continued to visit hospitals and nursing homes to share her music with the shut-ins.
As a couple, the Streeters enjoyed traveling, taking yearly bus trips to many interesting places. They also collected antiques and collectibles attending estate and garage sales.
Mrs. Streeter enjoyed knitting, interior decorating, and helping with community events, especially the Red Cross Blood Mobiles. She was a member of the Croghan American Legions Auxiliary Post #1663, the Lewis County Hospital Auxiliary, the Beaver River Senior Citizens, and the Beaver Falls United Methodist Church serving as a Sunday School teacher for many years. She was also the President of sewing circle at the First Mennonite Church in New Bremen.
Surviving besides her husband, Cliff of 64 years, are two sons and daughters-in-law, Kim and Valerie of Rome, NY; Kerry and Lisa of Clay, NY; four grandchildren, Michael Streeter of Ontario, NY, Rebecca Simpson of Rome, NY, Nicole and Ryan Streeter of Clay, NY; three great-grandchildren;a brother and sister-in-law, Keith and Ernestine Lehman of Lititz, PA; a sister and a brother-in-law, Karen and Michael VerSchneider of Croghan,NY; nieces, nephews, and many cousins.
Condolences may be made at www.isenekerfuneralhome.com.