NEW BERLIN — Mary L. Sutton, 69, of New Berlin passed away Jan. 26, 2006, at her home in New Berlin, surrounded by her family.
Mary was born June 21, 1936, in New Berlin, the daughter of Floyd C. and Katherine (Moore) Wood.
She married Edwin "Roy" Sutton on Oct. 2, 1958, in Montrose, Pa. He predeceased her April 20, 1998.
Mary spent her childhood in Pittsfield. She graduated from New Berlin Central School in the class of 1954, and from Broome Community College in 1956.
Mary worked at Wilson Memorial Hospital, Chenango Memorial Hospital and spent 38 years with Procter & Gamble of Norwich, before retiring in 1997.
She was a member of the Quarter Century Club of Procter & Gamble; a 50-plus-year member of the New Berlin Women’s Bowling Association and the Susquenango Women’s Bowling Association; the New York State 600 Club; and the National 600 Bowling Club. She was inducted into the Susquenango Bowling Hall of Fame in 2003. She was also a member of the New Berlin American Legion Auxiliary, the Riverbend Golf Club and was an honorary member of the New Berlin Fire Department Ladies Auxiliary.
Mary is survived by her three daughters, Katherine and James Schmitt, Edmeston, Sharon and Martin Miles, Mount Upton, and Debbie and Kris Tilbe, Edmeston; her grandchildren, Amy and Brad Smith, Edmeston, Traci Schmitt, North Adams, Mass., Shelly Miles, Mount Upton, Courtney and Adam Tilbe, Edmeston; her brother, Richard and Cindy Wood, Hartford, Ky.; her brother-in-law, Carl and Sue Sutton, New Berlin; her sister-in-law, Edith Sutton, Rome; and several nieces and nephews. She is also survived by her beloved dog, Shep.
She was predeceased by her sister, LeeAnn Wilcox.
Calling hours were 5 to 8 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 29, 2006, at the Dakin Funeral Home, New Berlin.
Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. today, Jan. 30, 2006, at the Dakin Funeral Home, New Berlin, with the Rev. Ernest Clemmens officiating.
Interment will be in the Fairview Cemetery, New Berlin.
Memorial donations may be made to the Chenango Area Hospice.