Carmetta “Carm” McCord

Carmetta “Carm” McCord, 94, of Lysander, passed
away peacefully at home on Saturday August 24,

Born in De Peyster, NY, to the late Leon and Elsie
(Todd) Kirby, she lived in Lysander most of her
adult life. Carm worked with her husband, Tom on
their dairy farm, as well as Covilles General Store at
Wright’s Corners. She was a member of the Lysander
Ladies Auxiliary and Lamson Grange. She enjoyed
playing cards with the “birthday club girls” each
month. Her greatest joy was visiting with her friends
and family.

She is predeceased by her wonderful, loving husband
of 70 years, Tom (2006); as well as her sister, Mildred;
and her brother, Donald.

She is survived by her children, Patrick (Joan) McCord
of South Carolina; Tom (Judy) McCord of Lysander;
Nancy (Don) Gillespie of Adams Center, and Elsie
(Frank) Waddington of Baldwinsville. She was blessed
with 13 grandchildren; 26 great-grandchildren; and 1
great-great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews;
and her very dear brother-in-law, Bobby Forsythe of
North Carolina.

Per Carm’s wishes, there will be no calling hours. A
private prayer service will be held at 11 a.m. on
Wednesday August 28, 2013 at Allanson-Glanville-Tappan
Funeral Home, 431 Main St., Phoenix, NY 13135, with
a burial to follow at Jacksonville Cemetery.

In Lieu of flowers, contributions can be made to: Care
Ministries Little Utica Methodist Church.

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