Cecile L. Leavenworth

Cecile L. Leavenworth, 81, of Fonda, passed away peacefully on May 12, 2014, at the River Ridge Living Center in Amsterdam.

Cecile was born July 9, 1933, the daughter of the late Edward and Frances Dygert Calhoun in Amsterdam, NY. She graduated from the Fonda High School. Her employment included Knox Gelatin in Johnstown, Stewart’s Shop in Fonda and St. Mary’s Hospital for Alcoholism Services. Cecile enjoyed the companionship of her pets, watching her shows on TV and talking on the phone.

She married the late Edwin Lee Leavenworth on November 27, 1957. He predeceased her in 1969.

Cecile is survived by her loving children, Daniel L. (Shannin) Leavenworth of Gloversville and Kelly Tino (Jim Squillace) of Johnstown; her grandchildren, Nicholas Tino and Matthew Tino; siblings, Edward (Polly) Calhoun, June Hanson, Gloria Vertucci and Carol (Matt) Williams. She is also survived by many nieces, nephews and cousins.

Family and friends are invited to visit from 4 p.m. until 7 p.m. at the Jackson & Betz Funeral Home, 15 Main Street, Fultonville, NY 12072 on Wednesday, May 14, 2014. A funeral service will be held on Thursday, May 15, 2014, at 11 a.m. at the Jackson & Betz Funeral Home. Interment will follow at Pine Grove Cemetery in Tribes Hill. Contributions may be made in her memory to the Montgomery County SPCA. Envelopes will be available at the funeral home. Please visit the family’s online guestbook at www.brbsfuneral.com.