Hartford, NY – Lorraine L. Wooddell passed away on Monday, August 11,2008 at The Orchard Nursing and Rehabilitation Centre in North Granville, NY.
Lorraine was born on October 11, 1927 in Hudson Falls, NY, the daughter of John and Mary (Sherman) Place.
Lorraine graduated from Hudson Falls High School. She married Donald L. Wooddell. Lorraine worked with Donald on the family farm. She and Donald were the fourth generation to run the farm. Currently the farm is being run by a son and grandson, making it a 5th and 6th generation family operating farm. In addition to her duties as a farm wife, Lorraine was active in Girl Scouting and the Home Bureau Craft Club. She was a member of Hartford United Methodist Church.
Lorraine was predeceased by her husband of 58 years, Donald L. Wooddell and one sister, Jean Combs.
Survivors are her two sons: Gary Wooddell and Michael Wooddell and his wife Louise both of Hartford, a daughter Colleen Watrous and her husband Stephen of Glens Falls, two brothers: John Place Jr. and his wife Lois of Baldwinsville and Donald Place and his wife Norma of Saratoga, NY, two sisters: Marie Zeller of Schenectady, and Lois Warner and her husband Ed of Granville, and her brother-in-law, Preston Combs of Westfield, Massachusetts. In addition, she is survived by 9 grandchildren, several great grandchildren, and several nieces and nephews.
A funeral service will be held at 2:00 on Saturday, August 16, 2008 at the Robert M. King Funeral Home, 23 Church Street, Granville, with Rev. Michael Richards officiating. Burial will follow in Morningside Cemetery, Hartford.
Friends may call from 6 to 9 pm on Friday evening at the funeral home.
The family suggests that donations may be made in her memory to the Argyle Rescue Squad, 15 Sheridan St., Argyle, N.Y. 12809, the Hartford Volunteer Fire Co., P.O. Box 121, Hartford, N.Y. 12838 or to the Friends of Hospice, 415 Lower Main Street, Hudson Falls, N.Y. 12839.