NORWOOD— On May 17, 2014, our beloved Myrtle (Peggy) Lincoln, 88,went to dance in the sunshine and run in the meadows with our Lord. Funeralservices will be held Tuesday at 2 p.m. at the Buck Funeral Home in Norwoodwith Rev. Lee Sweeney presiding. Calling hours will be held Tuesday from 1p.m. until the time of the funeral. Burial will be held in the Beech PlainsCemetery in Pierrepont. She was born in Russell, NY on April 13, 1926,daughter of John and Frances Lincoln. She attended Selleck School inPierrepont. Due to a debilitating disease, at 15 years old she went to RomeState School. In 1963 she moved to Sunmount in Tupper Lake.
For the last thirty years, she lived at the Norwood NYSARCresidential home. As a resident, Myrtle attended Day Hab on a daily basiswhere she learned new skills and spread her infectious joy and love. Shespent many years volunteering at the Salvation Army in Massena. She had abeautiful spirit that could not be suppressed. She loved people (especiallybabies and children), attending family events and parties, shopping,gardening, sewing, summer camp at Dodge Pond, blackberry pie and COFFEE!
Myrtle was awarded the Special Olympic athlete of the year in 2013. Myrtlewas predeceased by brothers Harley Lincoln, Vernon Lincoln and HenryLincoln; and sisters Marge Russell, Rose Finley and Hilda Bacon.
Myrtle is survived by sisters Helena Shore, Cincinnati, Ohio; MaryPowers, Russell, NY; and Clara Lincoln, Massena, NY. Myrtle was loved byall that knew her and will be missed by many, including her very largeNYSARC family. Memorial Donations can be made to NYSARC Dodge pond or Area27 Special Olympics. Memories and Condolences may be shared with her familyat www.buckfuneralhome.com. The Buck Funeral Home in Norwood is serving thefamily of Myrtle M. Lincoln.