SARANAC LAKE -Laura Favro, age 73, of 8 Elbow Street, Saranac Lake, died Friday, Feb. 26, 2010 at her home.
Born in Saranac Lake on February 21, 1937, she was the daughter of Monroe and Eva (Pelkey) Moody. Laura married Joseph Henry "Hank" Favro on July 24, 1955 in Saranac Lake. Hank predeceased her on Sept. 26, 2000.
Laura was a life long resident of the area and had been employed by the American Management Association and later for the Village of Saranac Lake as the Village Clerk for many years. Prior to AMA she had been employed at the A& P in Saranac Lake. Laura loved flowers and traveling with her husband. She enjoyed being with her family most of all .
She is survived by two sons: Joseph Favro II and Scott Favro of Saranac Lake; two daughters: Janet Simonson and her husband Robert of Saranac Lake and Ann Favro of Saranac Lake; one brother Monroe Moody of Saranac Lake; seven grandchildren: Jean Marie Favro, Kira Ann Thompson, Eric Stanley Thompson, Bailey Ann Preston, Miles Allen Favro, Kaine Henry Favro and Laura Ruth Favro; and three great grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her father and mother.
Funeral arrangements are in care of the Fortune-Keough Funeral Home in Saranac Lake. There will be no calling hours. A graveside servie will take place at St. Bernard's Cemetery in the spring with Pastor Michael Stanley officiating.
Friends wishing to remember Laura Favro may make memorial contributions to High Peaks Hospice in care of the funeral home. Family and friends can also share their memories and sign the online guestbook at fortunekeoughfuneralhome.com.