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Christel R. Morehouse

May 14, 1953 ~ December 30, 2023 (age 70) 70 Years Old

Christel Morehouse Obituary

CASTORLAND - Christel R. Morehouse, 70, of Fish & Game Club Road, passed away on Saturday evening, December 30, 2023 at Upstate University Hospital, Syracuse.

In keeping with Christel’s wishes, there will be no calling hours or funeral service.  Burial will be private and at the convenience of the family in Lowville Rural Cemetery in the spring.  Arrangements are with Iseneker Funeral Home, Inc., Lowville.

Christel R. Morehouse is predeceased by her beloved husband Donald Morehouse Jr. She is survived by daughter Tonya Pate and her companion Jason Turck of Castorland, a son Randy Herzig and his companion Angela Marolf of Castorland, and daughter Heather Noftsier of New Tazwell, TN;  nine grandchildren and nine great grandchildren; two step-children, Christopher Morehouse and Carrie Rawlings; two step-grandchildren all of VA; her siblings a brother, Florian and wife Susan Sullivan of Grand Rapids, MI, a sister, Cathy and husband Keith Tuttle of Dexter, a sister, Josephine (Josie) and Ken Johnson of New Tazwell, TN, a sister, Tammy and husband Tim Miles Berwick, PA, a brother, Michael Sullivan predeceased her in 2015 at age 52 in St Francis, MN; a sister from her biological father Christiane Zitzelsberger of Burglengenfeld Bavaria Germany, and a brother Michael Schober of Weiden Germany.

Her biological father, Erwin Schober, predeceased her in 1981 at age 58, of Weiden, Germany; her beloved mother, Rosemarie Sullivan, predeceased her in 2010 at age 75 of Lowville, NY; and father (best friend) Wilbert Sullivan Jr, predeceased her in 1993 at the age 60 of Lowville, NY.

Christel was born May 14, 1953.  She came to the United States when she was 6 years old, she grew up on a small farm on the Rector road in Lowville, NY.   Christel was a hard dedicated worker, who worked in manufacturing until retirement.  Christel truly enjoy photography, she covered several weddings and took spectacular land scape photos in each season, fall, winter and summer.  Special hobbies were quilting and creative stain glass.  She enjoyed working in her yard and with her plants.  She and her husband Don traveled out west several times to see the wild horses and amazing terrain.  Christel will be missed by each member of the family as she was our rock from past to present, and distant shores.

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