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Elizabeth "Jane" Sayah, 79, of Forge Street, Altona, N.Y., passed away on Monday, May 15, 2017 at UVHN:CVPH Medical Center in Plattsburgh. She was born in Altona, N.Y. on Feb. 18, 1938, the daughter of Peter and Aletha (Belair) Trudo.
Jane graduated from Altona Central School in Altona, N.Y. She worked as an Account Clerk at Altona Correctional, retiring in 2001. Jane married Gerald Sayah at Holy Angels Church in Altona on Oct. 17, 1970. She was a member of the advisory boards at Altona Correctional Facility, Twin Oaks Senior Housing, and the Altona Public Library. Jane was a member of Holy Angels Church and choir, and was very devoted to her family, community, and church.
Jane was predeceased by her parents; a brother, Armond Trudo; and two sisters-in-law, Janifer and Joanne, a sister-in-law, Sr. Elizabeth Sayah; a brother-in-law, Irving Sayah Jr.; and two sisters-in-law, Geraldine and Geraldine; and a brother-in-law, William Fagan.
She is survived by her loving husband, Gerald Sayah; a daughter, Lori Ann Kashorek and her husband Douglas of West Chazy; a grandson, Timothy; two granddaughters, Rachel and Rebekah Kashorek, and Madison Beery whom she loved as such; a brother, Carlton Trudo and his wife Elizabeth "Liz" of Altona; a sister-in-law, Evelyn Ryan and her husband Ronald; a sister-in-law, Doris Fagan; and a brother-in-law, Donald Sayah and companion Shirley Mock. Several nieces and nephews also survive her.
Calling hours will be held from 4 to 7 P.M. on Friday, May 19, 2017 at the Brown Funeral Home in Altona. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10:30 A.M. on Saturday, May 20, 2017 at Holy Angels Church in Altona. Burial will follow in the parish cemetery.
Donations in Jane's memory may be made to the FitzPatrick Cancer Center in Plattsburgh.
Arrangements are entrusted to Browns Funeral Home, 3123 Miner Farm Road, Altona, NY 12910 (518) 236-5986. Online condolences may be offered at www.brownfuneralhomeinc.com.
Published on May 17, 2017
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