Laura J. DeVoe, 88, of Auburn, passed away Sunday, Nov. 26, 2017 at Upstate Medical Center, with her loving family with her.
Laura (known as Lolly to all of her friends) was born on Feb. 5, 1929 in Mottville, N.Y. Her maiden name was Miller. Her parents were Edwin (Ted) and Laura Anderson.
Lolly worked at a number of businesses in the Skaneateles area over the years including Roy’s Red & White and The Krebs. When working at The Krebs she met her husband to be, Charles (Chuck) DeVoe and they were married and both worked there for a number of years after they wed. She was a life-long member of the Saint Andrews United Methodist Church in Mottville. Most recently, she served as vice president of the Schwartz Towers Apartments (Auburn) Tenants Association, where she resided and thrived over the past several years playing in weekly shuffle board tournaments, regular exercise classes, coffee hours, and special events with her neighbors and friends there.
She was predeceased by her husband, Charles (Chuck) DeVoe; her long-time companion, William (Bill) Schwager; her sisters, Bonnie and Myrt, and her brother, Dave.
She is survived by her sons, Ron (Heidi), Ted (Edie), and Dan (Lynn); nine grandchildren, and many great-grandchildren.
In lieu of flowers, those wishing may contribute in her memory to the Saint Andrews United Methodist Church, 4264 Jordan Road, Mottville, NY 13119.