Lena Irene Walsworth

Female 1916 - 2010  (93 years)


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  • Name Lena Irene Walsworth 
    Born 14 Nov 1916  Nunda, Livingston Co., New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Died 14 Feb 2010  Rochester, Monroe Co., New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried Hunts Hollow Cemetery, Portage, Livingston Co., New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
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    • DALTON/NUNDA - Lena Irene Sanford, 93, passed away early Sunday evening Feb. 14, 2010, at the St. Ann?s PCC in Rochester.

      Lena was born in Nunda, on Nov. 14, 1916, a daughter of the late George and Ethel (Nichols) Walsworth. She was also predeceased by a son-in-law Larry Stephens; grandchildren, Bruce Bernard, Becky Lee Sanford and Mathew Stephens; siblings, Fern Reed, Maude Parker, Lamoine Parker, Dora Kemp and Walter (Shorty) Walsworth. In December of 1936, she was married to Leon Sanford, who predeceased her on Sept. 13, 2002, after 65 years of marriage.

      Lena and Leon owned and operated L&L Groceries in Dalton and Portageville for many years retiring in 1978. She also enjoyed in her free time cooking and making her house a home.

      She is survived by her children, Jean (James) Guy of Dansville, Leon ?Willie? Sanford of Nunda, and Sharon (Frank) Gilbert of Hornell; a daughter-in-law Rebecca Sanford of Dalton; siblings George Walsworth of Nunda, Lois Morsher of Nevada, Viva Morsch of Wayland; grandchildren, Michael (Debbie) Bogardus, Kevin (Rhonda Carter) Bogardus her caregiver, Karen (Glenn) Essler, Marilyn (Calvin) Moffat, Jennifer Bernard, Barbara (Keith) Gelser, William (Marguerite) Stephens, Kerry (Naomi) Stephens, Yvonne (William) Clarke, Timothy (Chasity) Stephens, Jeremy (Bonnie McDermott) Stephens and Rose Stephens; 23 great-grandchildren; five great-great-grandchildren; a special niece Joann Sanford; and many other nieces and nephews.

      At Lena?s request there will be no prior calling hours. A memorial service will be held in the spring. Arrangements are by the Hindle Funeral Home, 271 Main St., Dansville, NY. Online remembrances may be left at HindleFuneralHome.com.

      Memorial contributions may be made to the Palliative Care Center, St. Ann?s Foundation, 1500 Portland Ave., Rochester, NY 14621. (GCE, February 18, 2010, p4)
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    Last Modified 29 Aug 2011 

    Family Leon Sherman Sanford,   b. 20 Jun 1916, Nunda, Livingston Co., New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Sep 2002, Nunda, Livingston Co., New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 86 years) 
    Married Dec 1936  Nunda, Livingston Co., New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F1399  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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    Link to Google MapsBorn - 14 Nov 1916 - Nunda, Livingston Co., New York, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - Dec 1936 - Nunda, Livingston Co., New York, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 14 Feb 2010 - Rochester, Monroe Co., New York, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Hunts Hollow Cemetery, Portage, Livingston Co., New York, USA Link to Google Earth
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