Mary L. Chambers
Dundee: Mary L. Chambers, age 85, of Dundee, NY formerly of the town of Jerusalem, died Thursday February 16, 2017 at Geneva General Hospital, in Geneva, N.Y.
Honoring her wishes there will be no prior calling hours. A graveside service will be held at the convenience of the family in Bellona Cemetery, Bellona, NY. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to the Dresden United Methodist Church, 60 Cornelia St., Dresden, NY 14441.
Mary was born June 22, 1931 on Long Point, in the town of Torrey, NY, the daughter of the late Jacob and Ella Lubrook Mashewske. On Oct. 2, 1948 in Watkins Glen, NY she married the late Charles Lee Chambers; who passed away on December 28, 2004. Having worked at Sylvania in Seneca Falls, and as a waitress at the Ranch House, she had also been employed by Soldiers & Sailors Hospital. As a mother of 8, her life was spent as a fulltime wife, mother and grandmother; and a member of Dresden United Methodist Church.
She is loved and will be dearly missed by her 5 sons C. Edward (Sandra) Chambers of Avon, NY, Martin L. (Linda) Chambers of Second Milo, NY, James A. (Julie) Chambers of Trout Creek, MT, Robert L. (Jen) Chambers of Penn Yan, William R. Chambers of Branchport, NY; a brother Robert (Ann) Mashewske of Livonia, NY; a brother in law Kenneth Chambers of Kashong Point; 19 grandchildren; numerous great & great great grandchildren, and several nieces and nephews.
Besides her parents and husband she was sadly pre-deceased by a daughter Carol A. Chambers on July 4, 1973, a son Bruce Chambers on March 3, 2014, and a daughter Peggy Menken on Sept. 4, 2015; 2 brothers and 2 sisters.
Arrangements are entrusted to the Baird Funeral Home, 36 Water Street, Dundee, NY. Online condolences can be sent by visiting www.bairdfuneralhomedundee.com.