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Obituary of Julia Congdon
Julia Rose Congdon, 67, of 174 Otsego St., passed away Monday, June 12, 2017 at home with her loving family by her side after a brief illness. She was born on December 26, 1949 in Little Falls, the daughter of John Downs and Hazel Bruce and was educated in Little Falls Schools.
Julia was a former employed with Allegro Shoes, Little Falls, Dan Dee Doughnuts, Little Falls and Folts' Home, Herkimer Prior to her retirement. She enjoyed spending time with her family, friends and especially her grandchildren. She loved playing cards, online games, bingo and listening to country music. She was of the Baptist Faith and attended the Little Falls Baptist Church, more recently she had attended the Word Christian Center, Mohawk, under Pastor Kipper
Julia is survived by two daughters Kandy and Mike Bush o0f Ilion, Cheryl Brown and her fiancé' James Carbone of Frankfort, her son Brian Boardman of Ilion, her grandchildren Marissa, Destiny, Kaitlyn Bush of Ilion, Samara and Josh Brown of Frankfort, Chris Boardman, of Ilion, Ryan Jennett of Mohawk and John Boardman Jr. of Copenhagen. She also leaves two greatgrandchildren Charlotte Boardman of Ilion and Lillianna Coughlin Jennett of Mohawk also two brothers and their wives James and Mary Downs of Ilion and John and Jane Downs of VA. Julia was predeceased by two sons John and Clifford Boardman. Her parents John Downs Sr, and Hazel Downs Paquette, Clifford Boardman Sr, the father of her children and her brothers and sisters Kate, Ester, Adrian, Gladys, Violet, Lloyd and Mable.
Julia's funeral service will be at 3:00 PM, Thursday from the Whiter-Hendrix Funeral Home, Inc., 100 Otsego St., Ilion, with Pastor Eugene Kipper officiating, interment will be at the convienience of the family. Friends may call at the funeral home from 1:00 PM, until the time of the service, Thursday.
Julia's family would like to offer special thanks to Dr. Razia at Slocum Dickson Oncology Department and Oneida-Herkimer County Hospice and Palliative Care for the wonderful care she received.
To leave an online condolence and light a candle please go to www.whiter-hendrix.com.
The Whiter Funeral Company was started in 1893 by H.A. Whiter and was originally located in Forestport, NY. Following a fire in Forestport our family relocated in Ilion, and reopened the funeral home, in the early 1900's.
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