Mrs. Ethel M. Scales, age 80, of Crystal Springs Road, died Monday, Jan. 19th, at the home of her daughter Crystal, where she has resided for over 4 years. She was under the care of her family and Hospice of Jefferson County.
The funeral will be at 2pm Wednesday at the T.R. Jetty Funeral Home. Calling hours will precede the funeral from Noon until 2pm. A spring burial will be in St. Lawrence Union Cemetery.
Ethel was born May 8, 1934, in Altimar, the daughter of Morris and Elsie Slopter Adams. She attended Watertown Schools.
On December 25, 1954, she married Stanley Scales in Watertown, with Reverend Lester Wakeman officiating. Stan died August 23, 2000 at age 71.
Ethel worked for a number of years at Guardino Elementary School, retiring in the 1970’s.
She enjoyed gardening and flowers.
Surviving is her daughter Crystal (Jason) Hackbarth of St. Lawrence Corners; one son, Randy (Pam) Scales of Clayton; one grandchild; four step grandchildren; one sister, Evelyn Adams of Oswego.
One brother died before her.
Donations can be made in her name to Hospice of Jefferson County.