SAND LAKE - Ada Mae Ernest 83, of Taborton Road died Saturday, August 31, 2013 after a long illness.
Ada was lifelong resident of Sand Lake and a daughter of the late Carl and Bessie Teal Dobert and wife of the late Harry W. Ernest.
She was a homemaker and had also worked at the Sand Lake Post Office for a number of years.
Ada was a lifelong active member of the Zion's United Church of Christ in Taborton, where she had served on various boards, was active in the annual Summer Festival, worked the turkey dinners and was a member of the Adult Fellowship. Ada was a longtime member of the Taborton Fire Company Ladies Auxiliary, a member of the Sand Lake Seniors, a former member of the Black River Raiders Snowmobile Club and the Senior Bowling League.
She enjoyed traveling, camping and the time she spent with her grandchildren.
Ada was the mother of the late Rodney Ernest and sister of the late Hilda Biittig, George, Marshall, Donald, Chester and Ralph Dobert.
Survivors include her sons Terry Ernest of Skaneateles, N.Y., and Jay (Lisa) Ernest and Clay (Beth) Ernest, both of Sand Lake; her sisters Evelyn Hoffman and Jane McClellan, both of Averill Park, and June Price of Mountain Home, Ark.; and her grandchildren Denise Johnson, Jay Ernest II, Jonathan, Kristen and Kyle Ernest.
A funeral service will be held at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at Zion's United Church of Christ, 747 Taborton Road, Sand Lake
Relatives and friends are invited and may also call from 4 to7 p.m. Tuesday at the Perry-Komdat Funeral Chapel 2691 New York State Route 43, Glass Lake, Averill Park.
Interment will be at Sand Lake Union Cemetery.
If desired, the family suggests donations in memory of Ada Mae Ernest may be made to the Zion's United Church of Christ, 747 Taborton Road, Sand Lake, NY 12153.
Visit perrykomdat.com for directions and private guestbook.
Published in The Record from Sept. 1 to Sept. 2, 2013
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2691 Ny Highway 43 Averill Park, NY 12018