Mary L. Pendergast, 95, former Oneida River Rd., Pennellville resident passed away at Morningstar Residential Care Center in Oswego, on Saturday December 15, 2012.
Born in East Syracuse to the late Loretta (Bronner) and Joseph Stevens on Novem ber 6, 1917. She was a graduate of Vocational High School in Syracuse, later becoming a co-owner of Pendergast Grocery Store in the Belgium hamlet, Clay, and later the Oneida River Tavern on Co. Rt. 12, Pennellville. Mary was predeceased by her loving husband of 72 years, Robert F. Pendergast on June 9, 2011.
Surviving are her children, William R. (Judy) Pendergast of Pennellville, Barbara (Lloyd) Barbur of Richland, NY, Janet Loveless of Fulton, and Carole (Fred) Gaylord of Clay; 14 grandchildren; 27 great- grandchildren; three great-great grandchildren; several nieces and nephews. Calling hours are from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. on Wednesday December 19, 2012 at the Allanson-Glanville-Tappan Funeral Home, 431 Main St., Phoenix, NY 13135.
The funeral service will follow at 1:40 p.m. with the Rev. Diane Bradshaw officiating. Burial immediately following the funeral in Pine Plains Cemetery 8686 Henry Clay Blvd., Clay, NY 13041. Contributions in Mary’s memory may be made to: Clay Fire Dept., 4381 St. Rt. 31, Clay, NY 13041.