OGDENSBURG Funeral services for Linda M. Parmeter, age 66 of the Five Mile Line Road will be held on Monday (Sept 10, 2012) at 11:00am at the Fox & Murray Funeral Home with Rev. Edward Law, her brother-in-law officiating. Her place of rest will be at Foxwood Memorial Park.
Calling hours will be held on Sunday from 2-4 & 6-8pm at the funeral home. Mrs. Parmeter passed away Thursday (Sept 6, 2012) at the Adirondack Medical Center in Saranac Lake.
Surviving is her husband Charles Burton Parmeter; two sons Charles Parmeter Jr. & his companion Sandra Ferguson-Hitsman of Lisbon, Scott Parmeter & his husband Jack McIntosh of Ogdensburg; a daughter Desiree Fisher of Potsdam; a brother Richard Hunter & his wife Shirley of Canton; two sisters Sandra Roberts & her husband Steve of Watertown and Cheryl Law & her husband Edward of Edwards, NY; grandchildren Kasandra McIntosh & Leya Thomas; great-grandson Kegan Thomas; an aunt Nellie LaClair of Canton and many nieces, nephews & cousins.
A brother Kurt Backus predeceased her.
Linda was born on October 17, 1945 in Ellisburg, NY a daughter of Inez Backus & step-father Lyle Radigan. She graduated from Madrid Waddington School and married Charles Burton Parmeter on August 31, 1963 at the Lisbon Wesleyan Church Parsonage. She worked for eight months at Mater Dei College in the kitchen, and then in 1979 she transferred employment to the St. Lawrence County Sheriffs Department where she worked as a matron aid until her retirement in 2007.
She was a past member of the Morley Fire Department Ladies Auxiliary, and an active member of the Ogdensburg Moose Lodge where she held the title of Past Sr. Regant and also held a number of chaired positions. Linda enjoyed being a mother and wife, playing bingo and slots, reading, traveling and her flower gardens.
Memorial contributions can be made in her name to the Richard Winter Cancer Center or the American Heart Association. Condolences can also be shared with the family at www.foxandmurrayfuneralhome.com.