COPENHAGEN – Rose M. Sheldon, 69, of 3278 Weidnier Rd., died peacefully in the comfort of her home on Monday evening, October 28, 2013, surrounded by her loving family while under the care of Lewis County Hospice.
Rose was born in Ellisburg, NY on March 13, 1944, the daughter of Warren & Orrissa Barry Wilson. She attended local schools. She married Carl Sheldon, Jr. on May 22, 1960 in Sandy Creek, NY. She was a loving mother; she enjoyed helping her husband with the animals around the farm. She also was an avid gardener, who loved her friends and her dog Duke and her 3 cats.
Her family was the most important part of her life; she is survived by her husband, Carl, three daughters, Barbara (Allen) Lashbrooks, Croghan, Beverly (Ronald) Stone, Beaver Falls, Linn Geer, Harrisville, and her son and his wife, John & Teresa Sheldon, Copenhagen. Also surviving are 10 grandchildren, 5 great-grandchildren and her siblings; Nellie Williams, Adams, Maryanne Monica, Watertown, Donald Wilson, Carthage, Brenda (James) Lee, Watertown, Raymond Sprague, Adams, Delta (Roland) Kampnich, Croghan and Donna (Jonas) Hobbs, Mannsville. She is also survived by a sister in law, Marion Snyder.
She is predeceased by her father, Warren Wilson and her mother and stepfather Orrissa & Ronald Sprague, her brother, Kenneth Wilson, her sister, Wanda Baltz, LaFargeville and two brother in laws, Elmer Monica and Charles Williams.
A funeral service will be held on Friday, November 1st at 1:00 PM at the Lundy Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Inc., 10229 Washington St., Copenhagen. Burial will follow in Fairview Cemetery, Carthage. Visitation will be held at the Funeral Home in Copenhagen on Thursday from 2-4 & 7-9 PM.