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PLATTSBURGH - Jeanne S. Davis, 84, of Rt. 9, passed away Monday, Aug. 28th, at CVPH Medical Center.
She was born on May 21, 1933 in Williamsport Pa., the daughter of Arthur and Harriett (English) Shoemaker. She gradated from Watervliet High School and Buffalo State Teacher's College.
Jeanne married Robert Davis in Latham on Aug. 18, 1956. She was an active member of the 1st Presbyterian Church, a board member of Cornell Cooperative Extension, President of the CVPH Women's Medical Auxiliary, and was a volunteer with Meals on Wheels.
Jeanne's passions include flower and vegetable gardening, gourmet cooking and entertaining, sewing, darkroom/photography and watercolor painting. She also was an avid reader and was a member of the book club.
Survivors include her husband of 61 years, Robert E. Davis of Plattsburgh; her children, Karen and Keith Midkiff of Brownsburg, Ind., Susan and Ted Sanford of Colchester, Conn., William and Natasha Davis of Seattle, Wash.; a sister Norma and Kenneth Buckwald of Phoenix, Ariz.; grandchildren, Katie (Midkiff) and Todd Heitkamp, Hannah and Andrea Midkiff, Luke and Jeremy Sanford, Nikita, Peter and Alex Davis.
Jeanne was predeceased by her parents, a daughter Kimberly Ann Davis and a brother William Shoemaker.
Calling Hours will be held on from 4 to 7 p.m. on Thursday, Aug., 31st at the R. W. Walker Funeral Home in Plattsburgh.
A Funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. on Friday, September 1st, at at the 1st Presbyterian Church, followed by a reception in the fellowship Hall. Burial will be in Riverview Cemetery in Chazy.
Donations may be made to 1st Presbyterian Church Plattsburgh Memorial Fund or the Foundation of Champlain Valley Physician's Hospital.
To share a photo, story, or condolence with Jeanne's family, please visit www.rwwalkerfh.com.
Arrangements have been entrusted into the care of the R.W. Walker Funeral Home, 69 Court Street, Plattsburgh, NY 12901.
Published on August 29, 2017
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