Watertown- The funeral mass for Myrna A. Denny will be Thursday, August 21st, 11:00am at Holy Family Church, Rev. Steven Murray officiating. Burial will be held at the convenience of the family. Calling hours will be Wednesday, August 20th, 4:00pm - 7:00pm at the Reed & Benoit Funeral Home, Watertown.
Myrna passed away Saturday, August 16th at her residence where she was under the care of Hospice of Jefferson County and her family. She was 74 years old.
She was born in Watertown on September 10, 1939, a daughter to William F. and Margarete Lameoureaux Soules. She was educated locally. She was employed by Sam’s Club, Watertown, for many years as a demonstrator.
On May 9, 1959 Myrna married Russell E. Denny, Jr. at Our Lady of the Sacred Heart Church, Watertown. She enjoyed taking care of her family.
Surviving besides her husband, Russell, are a daughter: Myrna M. Denny, MA; a granddaughter: Melissa DeMarco, MA; a grandson and granddaughter-in-law: David J. (Meghan) DeMarco, Jr., MA; a great-grandson: Benjamin DeMarco, MA; a sister: Marion Maxim, Watertown, NY; a brother and sister-in-law: William F. (Patsy) Soules Jr. of Carthage, NY; and several nieces, nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews.
Myrna is predeceased by 2 sisters: Doris Mallette Watertown, NY; Ruth Blackman of Watertown, NY; and 2 brothers: Leonard Soules of Watertown and Kenneth Soules.
The family would like to acknowledge and thank Myrna’s maids for brightening her home each week.
Donations may be made in her name to Hospice of Jefferson County, 1398 Gotham Street, Watertown, New York 13601.
Arrangements are with Reed & Benoit Funeral Home, Inc.
Condolences may be made at www.reedbenoit.com.