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Sarah (McCue) Tiffany


LOWVILLE-Sarah (McCue) Tiffany, resident of Brookside, formerly of Glenfield, passed away peacefully on August 13, 2014 in the care of her loving family and Lewis County Hospice. She graduated from Lowville Academy in 1943 and went to work for the Agricultural Conservation Office until her marriage to Donald E. Tiffany on September 27, 1945. They were married at the Trinity Episcopal Church with Walter Bennett officiating. After their marriage, they lived in Romulus, Michigan where Donald was a pilot with the United States Air Force. Upon his discharge, they settled in Glenfield. In 1964, Sarah started an enjoyable 25 years working for the United States Postal Service in Glenfield, first as Clerk and then as Postmaster until her retirement in 1989. She and Donald enjoyed many happy years of retirement at their cottage on Chase Lake.

Sarah is survived by her children Linda Seymour (David) of Mt. Pleasant, SC, Margaret Jaconski (John) of Manlius, NY, Barbara Kellogg (Scott) of Hadley, MA, and Richard Tiffany (Carol) of Croghan, NY, son-in-law Michael LaFave of Voorheesville, NY, and grandchildren Jennifer Hicks (Warren), Chad Jaconski (Cindy), Ann Jaconski, Cathryn Kenny (Patrick), Tiffany Kellogg, Brett LaFave (Mary), Anna Mitchell (William), and Sarah LaFave, as well as five great grandsons, Henry, Bishop and Chappy Hicks and Chase and Colton Jaconski. She is also survived by her sister Anna Gordon of Lowville, NY and brother Paul (Pauline) of Graham, NC, sisters-in-law Dorothy McCue of Lowville, NY and Betty Tiffany of Glenfield, NY, brother-in-law Robert Andrews of Voorheesville, NY, and several nieces and nephews. She is predeceased by her husband Donald Tiffany, son Ronald Tiffany and daughter Lori LaFave, as well as siblings Mary Kelly (James), Robert McCue (Marie), Doris Stanton (Arthur), John McCue, and Shirley Adydan (Chester), brothers-in-law Harold Tiffany and Raymond Gordon, and sister-in-law Dorothy Tiffany.

Sarah was very proud of her family and loved spending time with them. She enjoyed cooking, and making quilts and baskets which are treasured by her family. Sarah was a member of the Glendale Methodist Church, an active member of the church women’s group, and Treasurer of the Glendale Cemetery Association for many years.

Calling hours will be held from 4-7 p.m. on Friday August 15th at the Iseneker Funeral Home, Inc., Lowville. A service will be held at the funeral home on Saturday August 16th at 11: a.m. with Pastor David Kessler, co-pastor of Glenfield United Methodist Church and family friend, Rev. Bruce Chapman officiating. Burial will follow in Old Glendale Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Lewis County Hospice whose support and comfort was very much appreciated (Friends of Lewis County Hospice, P.O. Box 266, Lowville, NY 13367).

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