Nina L. Lathers

Nina L. Lathers, age 85, of Johnstown, passed away suddenly at her home on Friday, November 15, 2013.

Born on April 12, 1928, in Johnstown, Nina was the daughter of the late Pietro and Jennie Siligatto Cundaro.

She was a 1946 graduate of Johnstown High School.

Nina was employed for many years with the Fulton County Department of Social Services, retiring in 1990. Shortly after retiring, Nina returned to work at Fulton County Family Court until her passing.

Nina loved traveling to visit her family. She also loved to sit on her front porch, enjoying the company of friends.

On August 3, 1946, she was united in marriage to Clayton E. Lathers and celebrated 55 years of marriage until his death on February 1, 2002.

Survivors include one daughter, Judith (Mitchell) Schwartz of Utica; one son, James (Pamela) Lathers of Colorado; one sister, Norma (William) Herrick of Johnstown; grandchildren, Jennifer (Steven) Cohen, James (Dolly) Smrtic, Gretchen Schwartz, Kira (Clint) Macklin, Victoria Lathers, and Adrianna Lathers; great-grandchildren, Peyton Macklin, Olivia Cohen, Grace, Eli, and Mila Schwartz; one niece, Jaynelle Ketchum; and several cousins. Nina was also predeceased by her sister, Jenny Cundaro Ketchum.

Visitation for friends and family will be on Tuesday, November 19, 2013, from 4 to 7 p.m. at the Barter & Donnan Funeral Home, 1 N. Melcher Street, Johnstown.

A Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated on Wednesday, November 20, 2013, at 10 a.m. at the Holy Trinity Church, Glebe Street, Johnstown.

Interment will be in Evergreen Cemetery, Fonda.

A reception will follow the interment at the Holiday Inn in Johnstown.

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made in her memory to the charity of one’s choice.

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