Henrietta L. Paetow(1936 - 2013)

Paetow, Henrietta L.

Henrietta L. Paetow, 76, of Quakertown, formally of Ithaca, NY, passed away April 10, 2013 in the home of her daughter Cindy. Born November 22, 1936 in Ithaca, she was the daughter of the late Paul Williams, Ethel (Golden) Tucker and Gerald Tucker Sr. Henrietta retired from TST BOCES vocational school in 2003 after 26 years of service. An avid fan of politics, she enjoyed spirited debates. She also loved gardening, crossword puzzles, her cats, and going out to eat with family and friends. She is survived by daughters, Cynthia L. Paetow, Quakertown, Kimberly J. Cozdeba, husband Michael of Rixeyville, VA, Karen S. Paetow, Groton, NY; brothers, Gerald G. Tucker Jr., Ithaca, NY, Don Williams, Paul Williams, wife Carolyn, of Geneva, NY, and Charles Williams, wife Shurly of Margrete, FL; sisters, Paulette Williams, Fernadina Beach, FL, Barbara Miller, husband Dana, Union Springs, NY, and Paula Pelka, husband Ross of Post Falls, ID; grandchildren, Megan, Bram, Nicholas, Erica, Tatiana, Alicia, Franklin, Matt, and Quentin, great grandchildren; Kaylee and Grace. She was predeceased by son Keith and Brother Thomas Tucker. A Memorial Service will be held Saturday, April 27, 2013 at 2:00pm in the Richland Friends Meetinghouse, Quakertown, PA. The family requests friends to visit the online guest book on the funeral home's website to add your memories. Memorial contributions may be directed to the Tompkins County SPCA, 1640 Hanshaw Rd., Ithaca, NY 14850. The Jeffrey A. Naugle Funeral & Cremation Service in handling the arrangements, www.janauglefcs.com.

Published in Ithaca Journal on Apr. 20, 2013