The funeral for Mrs. Eileen F. Baltz, age 83, will be Tuesday at 11am at the Omar Methodist Church with Donna Fitchette officiating. Burial will be in Omar Cemetery. Calling hours will be Monday (today) from 2-4 and 7-9.
Eileen died Friday at Upstate Medical University on what would have been her 66th wedding anniversary.
Eileen was born October 18, 1929, in Theresa NY, the daughter of Lawrence and Adeline Gloor Garceau. She graduated from rural schools.
On October 4, 1947, she married Harold Baltz, at the Theresa Methodist Church. Mr. Baltz February 5, 1998 at age 73.
She worked for a time at a knitting mill in Clayton and she worked as a waitress at various restaurants in Theresa and the 1000 Islands area. She then assisted her husband in the operation of their farm.
Eileen was a member of the Omar Methodist Church.
She enjoyed baking and going on bus trips with her son Richard.
Surviving are three sons, Richard and David (Barbara) both of Omar and Mark (Diane) of Clayton; six grandchildren; five great grandchildren; two brothers, Lawrence Jr. of Ogdensburg and John (Millie) of Omar; nieces and nephews.
One Joseph, as well as five sisters, Mary Davis, Grace Garceau, Elsie Jones, Gloria Garceau and Bertha Brown, died before her.
Donations can be made to the Omar United Methodist Church or the Fishers Landing Fire Department.