Funeral services for Lula B. Poore, age 86, formerly of 42 Old State Rd., Ogdensburg will be held on Monday, April 28, 2014 at 1:00 PM at Frary Funeral Home with Rev. Kevin OBrien officiating. Burial will follow at Hillcrest Cemetery in Heuvelton. Calling hours will be held on Monday from 11:00 AM until the time of the funeral. Mrs. Poore passed away on Friday, April 25, 2014 at RiverLedge Nursing Home in Ogdensburg where she had been a resident since 2008.
Mrs. Poore is survived by four sons, Glendon (Phyllis) Poore, Lisbon, Kenneth (Charlene) Poore, Ogdensburg, Carl (Joanne) Poore, Ogdensburg, and Steven (Debra) Poore, Ogdensburg; four daughters, Dale (Betty) Gonio, Heuvelton, Patrick (Sueann) Matthews, Lisbon, Rudy (Brenda) Ford, Ogdensburg and Randy (Constance) Tyo, Rensselaer Falls; one sister, Elsie Poore, Heuvelton, one brother, Dean Moncrief, Central Square; grandchildren, Brad Poore, Erin Thomas, Kenneth, Jr. and Kevin Poore, Megan Poore, Dale Gonio, II, Justin, Joshua, Jeremie, Jared and Jessica Poore, Patrick and Kimberly Matthews, Lindsay and Brandon Tyo and Marva Lu Ford; seven great grandchildren and two great great grandchildren. Mrs. Poore was predeceased by her husband, Glendon H. Poore; her granddaughter, Lisa M. Poore; four brothers, John, Glendon, George, and James Moncrief and one sister, Alta Greene.
Mrs. Poore was born on January 22, 1928 in Lisbon, the daughter of Homer and Pearl (Ault) Moncrief. She attended local schools. She married Glendon H. Poore on April 7, 1947 at St. Raphaels Church in Heuvelton.
Mrs. Poore worked at United Helpers Children Home, A. Barton Hepburn Hospital, and for Dr. Robert Hentschel. For 39 years, she and her husband owned and operated a dairy farm on the Pray Road. She worked until the age of 79 as a home aide.
Mrs. Poore attended St. Phillip and James Church in Lisbon and St. Raphaels Church in Heuvelton. She was a member of the Altar and Rosary Society. She enjoyed time with her grandchildren. While at RiverLedge she enjoyed making infant blankets for the employees and working on puzzles with her friends at RiverLedge.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in her memory to RiverLedge Resident Wishbook Fund.
The family would like to invite friends and family to St. Raphaels Parish Center immediately after the burial service.