Geraldine Benware

Geraldine S. Rounds

Geraldine S. Rounds, 84, of Third Street in Lyon Mountain, died Sunday, Jan. 20, 2002, at CVPH Medical Center in Plattsburgh, N.Y.

She was born in Ellenburg, N.Y., on Sept. 26, 1917, the daughter of Herbert and Sadie (King) Benware.

She was married to Leonard “Teddy” Rounds on Oct. 10, 1936, in St. Bernard?s Convent in Lyon Mountain. He predeceased her on Sept. 23, 1988.

Mrs. Rounds is survived by two sons and daughters-in-law, Timothy and Margo Rounds of Lyon Mountain, N.Y., Carlton and Ann Rounds of Lyon Mountain, N.Y.; six grandchildren and their spouses, Tim and Mary Rounds, Brian and Laura Gokey, Robert and Heidi Ouimet, Carlton Rounds, Jody Rounds and Genessa Rounds; two step-grandchildren and their spouses, Henry and Monica Venne and James and Erika Harrigan; nine great – grandchildren, Kathryn Rounds, Sara Rounds, Emily Rounds, Samantha Rounds, Roseanna Rounds, Parker Decosse, Paige Decosse, Brett Ouimet and Chelsea Ouimet; and three step great – grandchildren, Michael Gokey, Rachael Venne and Adam Venne.

She was preceded in death by her parents; a great-grandson, Ryan Decosse; three brothers, Clifton “Buck” Benware, John Benware, and Richard Benware.

Mrs. Rounds was a communicant of St. Bernard?s Church in Lyon Mountain and a 51 year member of Our Lady of the Snows Catholic Daughters.

She was also a member of the Lyon Mountain American Legion Auxiliary.

Mrs. Rounds enjoyed sewing and loved to go bowling and snowmobiling. She devoted her life to her family.

Calling hours will be held at the Lyon Mountain Funeral Home on Tuesday, Jan. 22, 2002, from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. on Jan. 23, 2002, in St. Bernard?s Church, with Msgr. Bernard Christman officiating. Burial will take place in the Spring at St. Bernard’s Cemetery in Lyon Mountain.

Arrangements are with the Chateaugay Funeral Home.


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