Mrs. Esther A. Dominy, age 95, of Colton, passed away on February 4, 2011 in at the Yuma Regional Medical Center in Yuma, AZ. A mass of Christian burial will be held on Saturday at 10 a.m. with Rev. Doug Lucia celebrant at St. Patrick’s Church in Colton.
Burial will take place in the spring at St. Patrick’s Cemetery in Colton. Friends may call at the Garner Funeral Home in Potsdam, on Friday, February 11th from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m.
In lieu of flowers contributions in her memory can be made to the Colton Volunteer Rescue Squad, St. Patrick’s Church or Dollars For Scholars @ Colton Pierrepont Central School. Online condolences can be sent @www.garnerfh.com.
Esther is survived by a daughter, Lois (Richard) Ensby of Colton; her sons, Henry L. (Carole) Dominy of Colton, Lyle A. (Margaret) Dominy of Millbury, MA, Charles M. (Elsie) Dominy of Fort Jackson and Edward R. Dominy of Colton; and 20 grandchildren and 32 great grandchildren.
She was predeceased by her husband, Henry B. Dominy who passed in 1975; a daughter, Jane Skrzypek; her brothers, Olgavie Mayo, Father Earl Mayo, Lyle Mayo, Floyd Mayo, and Warren Mayo; and her sisters, Lorretta Seymour, Bernice Mayo, Arletta Mayo and Vatilis LaMora.
Mrs. Esther A. Dominy was born June 30, 1915 in Sciota, to the late George Mayo and Lillian Blow. She attended Sciota schools and then West Chazy Schools. On December 1, 1934 she was married to Henry B. Dominy. She worked in food service for several years at Potsdam State and the St. Lawrence County Sheriff’s Department. Before retiring at the age of 79, she worked as cook and house mother for Phi Kappa Phi Sorority. She enjoyed gardening, knitting, cooking and spending time with her family.