Ardythe I. Shovah, 70

A rdythe I. Shovah passed away peacefully at Indian River Nursing Center on Dec. 13, 2010, after a brief illness.

Born Nov. 9, 1930, she was the daughter of the late Stanley and Eilene (Doty) Parks.

Ardythe operated her own beauty shop  in the 1950s, She then worked  in the cafeteria of the Whitehall Central  School and she went on to her  favorite employment at Rocque’s Tastee Freeze, where she not only enjoyed her job but loved watching the Rocque’s seven children grow up.

Ardythe married Elmer “Bud” Shovah in 1951, Mr. Shovah died March 4, 1988.

She is survived by a son, Mark Shovah of Whitehall;  her daughters, Laurie Gordon and her husband, Jay, of Avon Park, Fla., and, Kim Shovah of Yukon, Okla. She is also survived by four granddaughters and four great-grandsons, Cassandra Shovah of Whitehall, April (Gordon) Savoie and her husband, Nic, and their son Tyler of Gilman, Conn., Tricia Gordon and her boyfriend, David, of Hampton, Va., and Madrianne (Richardson) Davis and her husband, Antonio, of Atlanta, Ga., and their three sons, Jayden, Chase, and Carter.

At Ardythe’s wishes, there will be no calling hours or public services. Graveside services will be in the spring at convenience of the family at St. Patrick’s Cemetery in West Granville.

Expressions of sympathy may take the form of a donation in Ardythe’s name to CR Wood Cancer Center 102 Park St., Glens Falls, N.Y.

Arrangements are under the direction of the Jillson Funeral Home, Inc., 46 Williams St., Whitehall, N.Y. 12887.

Comments

comments

Tags: , , , , , , ,

Granville’s first-ever lighted tractor parade Friday

tractor

By Krystle S. Morey and Amber Stewart “The more lights the merrier.” This is the strategy the Granville Future Farmers […]

Village seeks funds for Flat Iron demo

flat iron

By Matthew Saari Whitehall village officials are seeking a state grant to fund the demolition of the notorious Flat Iron […]

Resident, village battle over sewage spill

sewage

By Matthew Saari Something stinks in the village of Whitehall. For more than two months resident Christina Steves has battled […]

Quarrymen call proposed zoning a business ‘killer’

slate

  By Krystle S. Morey More than 40 slate quarry owners and industry workers turned out at Poultney’s Select Board […]

Northshire Freepress – 12/08/17

Northshire_12_8_17.pdf-web.pdf

North Country Freepress – 12/08/17

FreePress_12_8_17.pdf-web.pdf

Weekender – 12/08/17

Weekender 12_8_17.pdf-web.pdf

Lakes Region Freepress – 12/08/17

Lakes_12_8_17.pdf-web.pdf

518 Wheels – 12/07/17

518 Wheels 12-4-17.pdf-web.pdf

Toys train delivers smiles

Toys for Tots train whitehall

By Matthew Saari Nearly 300 children had their Christmas brightened more than a little Sunday morning when the 2017 Marine […]

County to buy 3 village properties

Church Street bridge

By Krystle S. Morey Washington County will purchase three properties in the village of Granville that officials say will provide […]

Former Scotties’ closes its doors

scotties

By Krystle S. Morey The Slate Valley Café, formerly Scotties’, has closed. A sign appeared on the front door of […]