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JEFFERSON - Lois Mummenthey, 70, of Jefferson, passed away peacefully at her home on Jan. 3, 2018, surrounded by her family.
She was born on Jan. 6, 1947, in Brooklyn. She was the daughter of Thomas Robert and Ann Crossley.
She graduated from Babylon High School.
Lois married Herman C. "Buddy" Mummenthey in 1969. They lived in Brentwood and Bayport before moving to Jefferson in 1984.
Lois worked for many years as a bookkeeper, real estate agent, and medical records clerk. Most recently, she worked at Robinson Terrace in Stamford, retiring in 2011.
Lois was a member of the Trinity Lutheran Church, where she served as treasurer. An avid golfer, she was a member of the Stamford Golf Course. She enjoyed gardening, puzzles, including crossword puzzles, and homemaking. Her greatest joy was her family. Lois was a loving wife, devoted mother and proud grandmother.
She is survived by her husband of 48 years, Herman; son, Carl (Tabitha) Mummenthey of Jefferson and daughter, Donna (Darby) Hartwell of Stamford; grandchildren, Lauren, Shannon, Andrew and Ainsley; sisters, Janet (Jon) Gibson of Oregon and Grace Sammarco of Maryland; brother, John (Amy Alinea) Crossley of Mt. Vision; sister-in-law Phyllis (Vance) Parker of Delaware; nieces, nephews, and cousins.
She was predeceased by her parents; brother, Robert Crossley; and brother-in-law, Richard Mummenthey.
Friends and relatives may call on the family from 4 to 7 p.m., Tuesday, Jan. 9, at the MacArthur Funeral Home, 40 Cornell Ave., Hobart. A memorial service will be held 11 at a.m., Wednesday at Trinity Lutheran Church, 126 State Route 10, Stamford.
Interment will be in Woodlawn Cemetery in Berne at a later date.
In lieu of flowers, contributions in memory of Lois may be made to Catskill Area Hospice and Palliative Care, the American Cancer Society or a charity of one's choice.
Condolences may be shared online for the family at www.macarthurfh.com.
Published on January 5, 2018
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