CANTON – Funeral services for Mildred Irene Mouthorp, 87, of the Old DeKalb Road, will be held on Tuesday, July 16, 2013 at 11:00 AM at the Lawrence Funeral Home, Canton with Rev. Michael H. Terrell officiating. Calling hours will be Monday, July 15 from 2-4 and 6-8 PM at the funeral home.
Mildred died at her home on Friday, July 12th, while surrounded by her loving family.
She is survived by her four sons: Raymond Mouthorp Jr., Roderick, Sr. and Cynthia Mouthorp, Rory and Jill Mouthorp all of Canton, Ryan and Jane Mouthorp of Massena; five daughters: Colleen and Roy Brothers, Sr. of Hermon, Beverly and Howard Haskins of Gouverneur, Sandra and Aloysius Locy, Sr., Cheryl and Stanley Hewlett, Sr. both of Canton, and Jo-Lynn and Charles Shaw of Colorado. His family also includes 21 grandchildren, 28 great-grandchildren 16 great- great-grandchildren 6 step-grandchildren and 6 step-great grandchildren. She will also be remembered by a sister, Lorna McCarty of DeGrasse and a brother, William McCarty of Utica.
She was predeceased by her beloved husband Raymond, three brothers, Richard, Laurie Keith and Gerald.
Mildred was born October 15, 1925, in Bigelow on the family farm on Gimlett Street. She was a daughter to George E. and Cora M. (Paige) McCarty and she attended Bigelow Elementary, then Gouverneur, Canton and graduated from Knox Memorial in Russell.
On October 16, 1943, she married Raymond T. Mouthorp at the Canton Methodist Parsonage with Rev. Dobbie as celebrant. The couple were married over 69 years.
Mildred was loving mother, grandmother and farmers wife. She enjoyed raising her family while helping on the farm and tending to her vegetable and flower gardens. She also enjoyed reading, crocheting and feeding and watching the hummingbirds around her home. Mildred also enjoyed picture taking and viewing them with all the latest technology. She was also a member of TOPS 102.
Memorial contributions are suggested to Hospice and Palliative Care of St. Lawrence Valley or a charity of ones choice.
Condolences may be sent to the family by visiting www.lawrencefuneralhome.org