Funeral services for Glenna B. Killop, 82, of Ogdensburg, will be held on Saturday (Feb 18, 2012) at 12:00 noon at the Fox & Murray Funeral Home with Deacon Mark Lalonde officiating. Burial will be in the spring at Ogdensburg Cemetery.
Calling hours will also be held on Saturday from 10:00 a.m. until the time of the service. Mrs. Killop died Wednesday, February 15, 2012 at St. Joseph’s Hospital in Syracuse.
Surviving is her daughter, Linda Vernsey and her husband Timothy of Ogdensburg; one sister, Florence Roulston of Black Lake; grandchildren include Jason Langstaff and his wife Danielle of Ogdensburg, Jon Langstaff and his wife Bridgette of Raddison, Jaret Langstaff and his wife Stephanie of Baldwinsville and Jade Vernsey of Ogdensburg; and ten great-grandchildren, Gage, Rylee, River, Rainer, Rayah, Lundy, Jude, Liam, Finlay, and Sheadon.
She was predeceased by her husband, Henry G. Killop in 1995; and her sister, Anna Lepcio.
Glenna was born on September 6, 1929 in Ogdensburg, a daughter of the late Kenneth and Jennie (Barkley) Baker. She lived in Ogdensburg for most of her life, and then moved to the Syracuse area in 1979. Most recently she resided at the United Helpers Nursing Home in Ogdensburg.
During her career, she worked 42 years for the New York Telephone Company as a telephone operator in Ogdensburg, Potsdam and Syracuse until her retirement in 1987.
She was a member of the First Presbyterian Church in Baldwinsville, and enjoyed time at her camp in Hannawa Falls, traveling to Myrtle Beach and Europe, knitting, cooking, and was an avid New York Yankee and Syracuse fan. She also enjoyed watching “Who Wants to be a Millionaire”, “Wheel of Fortune”, and “Jeopardy.”
Memorial donations may be made to the Tuberous Sclerosis Foundation on behalf of her great grandson, Jude Michael Langstaff, who is fighting this disease.
Memorial donations may be made to the Tuberous Sclerosis Foundation 801 Roeder Rd Suite 750, Silver Spring, MD 20910 orwww.tsalliance.org on behalf of her great grandson, Jude Michael Langstaff, who is fighting this disease.
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