ONEONTA — Laura Sargent, 53, of Oneonta passed away Sunday, Dec. 8, 2002, at her residence after a lengthy illness.
She was born Nov. 10, 1949, to Everett and Doris (Marx) Sargent, in Oneonta.
She was never married.
Until ill health forced her retirement, Miss Sargent was a teacher's aid at the Oneonta Middle School.
She was a life long area resident and a member of the First Presbyterian Church of Oneonta.
Laura loved animals and owned several cats and dogs.
She is survived by a brother, Frances (Bo) Sargent of Holly Springs, N.C.; two nephews, Travis and Phillip Sargent; and one aunt, Carrie Marx of Endicott.
Memorial services will be held at a time to be announced next week at the First Presbyterian Church in Oneonta, with the Rev. Edward Carlson, pastor officiating.
There will be no calling hours.
Burial will be later in Brookside Cemetery, Gilbertsville.
Arrangements are by the Lewis-Hurley Funeral Home, 51 Dietz St. in Oneonta.
Published in The Daily Star on Dec. 11, 2002.