Ilion – Alice M. Cawley, 93, of Ilion, passed away, Friday, April 8, 2022 at Foltsbrook Center with her loving family by her side.
She was born on May 1, 1928 in Ilion, the daughter of the late Lloyd and Pearl Haggerty Haponski and she attended Ilion schools. After High School, she attended Nursing College and was employed as a Nurse at Ilion Hospital for many years.
She is survived by one son and daughter in law, Steven and Dawn Cawley of Ilion; one son in law, Tom Geisinger; two grandsons, Gary Hempling and Shawn Hempling and two brothers, Bill and Sandra Haponski of Villages, FL, and Donald and Marcelle Haponski of Ilion. She was predeceased by one daughter, Karin Geisinger and one brother, Jim Haponski.
Local arrangements are under the direction of the Whiter-Hendrix Funeral Home, 100 Otsego St. Ilion, NY 13357. In keeping with Alice’s wishes, there will be no public services. She will be laid to rest in Florida National Cemetery.
To leave condolences for Alice’s family, please visit 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, the family relocated in Ilion, and reopened the funeral home in the early 1900's.