Florence Marion Dunklee Shoemaker

HAGUE Florence Marion Dunklee Shoemaker, 83, of West Hauge Road, passed away Wednesday, November 28, 2007 at the Moses-Ludington Nursing Home of Ticonderoga. Born in Ticonderoga, March 17, 1924, she was the daughter of the late Archie and Sarah (Vradenburgh) Denno. Mrs. Shoemaker has been a resident of Hague for most of her life. She was employed as a waitress for many years in several Hague and Ticonderoga restaurants. Mrs. Shoemaker was active in the Hague community. She was a member of the Hague Senior Citizens, the Hague Fish & Game Club, and the Hague Fire Department. She was also the Hague Meals on Wheels Driver Coordinator, a member of the staff of the Hague Chronicle, and the 1994 Hague Senior Citizen of the Year. She was pre-deceased by her husband, George D. Shoemaker, Jr. on October 3, 1999. She was also pre-deceased by one son, Edward T. Dunklee. Survivors include one son, Richard J. Dunklee and his wife Annette of Hague; one daughter, JoAnne D. Gore of Redwood City, California; three step-children, Mary Shoemaker of Glens Falls, Sandra H. Shoemaker-Saxton of Saratoga Springs, and George D. Shoemaker, III of Thurman; and six grandchildren, Ann Blanchett of South Glens Falls, Pam Dunklee of Queensbury, Carol Outland of Tracy, California, Chad Dunklee of Marshville, North Carolina, Debby Canape of Queensbury, and Ian Gore of Redwood City, California. She is also survived by 15 great-grandchildren and 2 great-great-grandchildren. A Graveside Service will take place on Saturday, December 8, 2007 at 2:30 p.m. at the family plot of the Valley View Cemetery of Ticonderoga. The Rev. Mr. Elliott A. Shaw of St. Mary's Catholic Church of Ticonderoga, will officiate. Donations in her memory may be made to the Hague Fire Department, Hague, NY 12836. Arrangements are under the direction of the Wilcox & Regan Funeral Home of Ticonderoga.

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