PLATTSBURGH - Sherry Lee Shanty, 66, of Willow Beach in Plattsburgh, passed away Friday, Jan. 25, 2013, at her home with her family by her side.
She was born in Saranac Lake on Dec. 1, 1946, the daughter of the late Leon and Carol Shanty. She attended Canton ATC and then lived in Syracuse and worked at Coyne Industrial Laundry, General Electric and Pomeroy Appraisals. She later moved to Plattsburgh and was employed at Kenwood's Moving and Storage for more than 24 years.
She was an animal lover and an avid supporter of the Adirondack Humane Society.
She is survived by five siblings and their spouses: Michael and Carla Shanty of Lake Clear, Bruce and Jane Shanty of Saranac Lake, Jamie and Robin Shanty of Gabriels, Daryll and Preston Prue of North Syracuse and Linda Shanty and her husband Henry Olivera of Miramar, Fla.; her nieces: Christine Lee, Michelle Shanty, Heather Jaquis, Jamylin Gardner, Sarah Trudeau, Tiffany Rohe and Kimberly Shanty; and several great-nieces and great-nephews.
Calling hours will be held from 1 to 3 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 31, at the Brown Funeral Home, 29 Broad St. in Plattsburgh. Funeral services will follow at 3 p.m. at the Brown Funeral Home chapel. Interment will be in Mountain View cemetery in Gabriels at a later date.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be offered to the Adirondack Humane Society. Arrangements are entrusted to Brown Funeral Home, 29 Broad St., Plattsburgh, N.Y. 12901. The home can be reached by phone at 518-561-3980.
Online condolences and memorial candles may be offered at www.brownfuneralhomeinc.com