Carol J. Lunkenheimer October 24, 2021 Carol J. Lunkenheimer, 96, of Cato, passed away Sunday, October 24, 2021 at her home. She was born in Meridian, daughter of the late Robert Porter and Edna Wilcox Porter. She attended Cato Meridian Central Schools and then worked there as a custodian until retirement. Carol enjoyed gardening, cooking, playing the organ and traveling to Florida in the winter, but best of all enjoyed spending time with family. Carol is predeceased by her husband, Robert Lunkenheimer (1980), son, Larry Lunkenheimer (1996), grandson, Charles Akins, Jr., and great granddaughter, Allyssa Akins, four sisters, Gladys Saintmire, Evelyn Cook, Marion Davenport, Joyce Baker, six brothers, Newton, Norris, Lloyd, Lyle, Glenn, and Gilbert, all Porters, son in laws, Harrison Sherman, and Gerald Thompson. Survived by her son, David (Penny) Lunkenheimer of Cato, daughters, Gloria (Charles) Akins of Owasco, Sandra Sherman of Cato, Sally (Terrance) Salisbury of Weedsport, and Brenda Thompson of Ira, longtime companion, Kenneth Woods, 13 grandchildren, 19 great grandchildren, as well as several nieces, nephews, and friends. Calling hours will take place Wednesday, October 27, from 4:00-7:00 at the Keysor-Dain-Cullinan Funeral Home, Cato, a Catholic funeral mass will take place Thursday 1:00 at St. Patrick's Church Cato, with burial to follow at Meridian Monumental Cemetery. For those wishing to make contributions in Carols name they may do so to CIMVAC, 2496 W. Main St., Cato, NY 13033. www.catoredcreek.com
Published by Syracuse Post Standard from Oct. 26 to Oct. 27, 2021.