Watertown- The funeral for Elnora Sukey Yerdon will be 3:00pm Thursday, January 30th at the Reed & Benoit Funeral Home, Rev. Steven Murray officiating. Spring burial will take place at a date and time to be determined. Calling hours will precede the service at the funeral home from 12:00pm - 3:00pm.
Mrs. Yerdon passed away Sunday evening at the Samaritan Medical Center. She was 75 years old.
She was born in Watertown November 24, 1938, a daughter to Alfred and Dorothy Jareo Parker. She was educated locally. She married James Arthur Yerdon, Sr. on September 18, 1955 at Holy Family Church, Watertown. Mr. Yerdon passed away October 11, 2006.
Sukey was an avid bowler, and was a member of the 600 club. She was also a past secretary and treasurer of the Seaway Bowling League. She enjoyed bingo, and spending time with her family.
She is survived by a son: James A. Yerdon, Jr., Calcium; a daughter and son-in-law: Pamela S. (Christopher) Mancino, Watertown; 2 brothers: Alfred Parker Jr., Henry (Trudy) Parker; a sister: Cynthia Parker; 11 grandchildren: Nicole, Danny, Katie, Tammy-Jo, Louis, Sarah, Tenisha, Makaylah, Brandi, Brittany, C.J.; 16 great-grandchildren, 1 brother-in-law and several sister-in-laws.
Besides her husband, she is predeceased by a son, Timothy, and a brother, Michael.
Donations may be sent to her personal account at AmeriCU Credit Union, 871 Arsenal Street, Watertown, NY 13601, c/o Pamela Mancino, to offset funeral expenses.
Arrangements are with Reed & Benoit Funeral Home, Inc.
Condolences may be made at www.reedbenoit.com.