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Norma Garnsey Poth Heyl - age 77 - LaFargeville

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Norma Garnsey Poth Heyl - age 77 - LaFargeville

Posted: 5 Mar 2001 5:00AM GMT
Classification: Obituary
Edited: 1 Jul 2001 6:23PM GMT
Surnames: Heyl, Poth, Garnsey
Watertown Daily Times - August 9, 2000

Norma J. Heyl

Retired Baker

LAFARGEVILLE -- Norma J. Heyl, 77, Main Street, died Tuesday evening at Samaritan Medical Center, Watertown, where she had been a patient since July 29.

Mrs. Heyl was a baker of various establishments in Alexandria Bay, working last at Pine Tree Point, from where she retired in the mid 1970s.

Born June 2, 1923, in Clayton, daughter of Lawrence and Edna Garnsey, she attended St. Mary's Catholic School, Clayton.

She married Clarence Poth on Feb. 1, 1941, in the rectory of Christ Church, Clayton, with the Rev. Henry W. Bell officiating. The couple moved to Lodi in 1945 after Mr. Poth's discharge from the Army. Mr. Poth died April 16, 1946.

She moved to LaFargeville and married Elmer Heyl. The couple moved to Redwood in 1972. Mr. Heyl, a retiree of Thousand Island Ready Mix Concrete Inc., died Feb. 26, 1983. Mrs. Heyl returned to LaFargeville in 1992.

Mrs. Heyl was a communicant of St. John's Catholic Church and a member of Klock-Smith American Legion Post 1788 Auxiliary. She enjoyed cooking, knitting and gardening.

Surviving are a son, Donald G. Poth, San Clemente, Calif.; a daughter, Lottie Heyl, LaFargeville; and three grandsons, including Jay Philip Heyl, who had resided with her.

The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Friday at Frederick Bros. Funeral Home, Theresa. Burial will be in Grove Cemetery. Calling hours will be from 7 to 9 p.m. Thursday and 10 to 11 a.m. Friday at the funeral home.

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