Obituary: Carolyn H. Lyndaker,
Published: June 05, 2022
By: Provided by Scanlon Funeral Home
Carolyn H. Lyndaker
CROGHAN, NY ~ Carolyn H. Lyndaker, 86, formerly of Steepleview
Courts and Mechanic St., Croghan, died on Sunday, June 05, 2022 at the Lewis County Extended Care Facility,
Lowville, where she had resided since 2017.
Born in the Town
of New Bremen on December 13, 1935, a daughter of Norie
N. and Adeline E. (Martin) Hanno, she was a 1953 graduate of Lowville
Arnold B. Lyndaker on July 10, 1954
in St. Peterís Church in Lowville. Mr. Lyndaker
died on June 18, 1996.
1950ís, Carolyn worked as a secretary for the law offices of Clarke L.
Chase in Lowville. Along with her husband, Arnie, she owned and operated
the Belfort Inn during the 1970ís and when they moved to Croghan in 1978,
she babysat young children in her home on Mechanic Street for many years.
She also worked for many years as an aide and playground monitor at Beaver
River Central School, and as a custodian at the former Key Bank in Croghan.
Her most cherished job was that of a mother and homemaker to her large
family. She will be remembered always for her selfless nature as exhibited
by constantly being worried about the welfare of others. There was just so
much more to Carolyn that her family is sure that those who knew and loved
her can and will treasure their own memories.
interests outside of her loving family were gardening, bowling, and
participating as a Life Member of the Lowville VFW Post 6912 Auxiliary.
Surviving are her
seven children, including four sons, Bruce (Lori) Lyndaker,
of Croghan, Kim (Maryann) Lyndaker, of Castorland, Stephen Lyndaker,
of Croghan, and Larry (Sandra) Lyndaker, of
Glenfield, and three daughters, Michele (Steven) Brown, of Croghan, Teresa
(Craig) Campeau, of West Monroe, and Julie (Mitch) Robinson, of Croghan; 18
grandchildren and 29 great grandchildren (with #30 due in July); two
sisters, Catherine Csizmar, of Glenfield, and
Louise Lyndaker, of Croghan, and several nieces
predeceased by her granddaughter, Gabrielle Thomas, who died on December
17, 2021, great granddaughter, Abigail Staats,
who died in 2003. five brothers, Gerald, Clinton, Raymond, Russell, and
Robert Hanno, and three sisters, Margaret Turck, Rosemary
Dean and Elizabeth Cobb.
services will be held on Wednesday, June 8, 2022, beginning with a 10:15
a.m. family prayer service at Scanlon Funeral Home, Croghan, followed by an
11:00 a.m. funeral Mass from St. Stephenís Church, Croghan, with the Rev.
Donald J. Manfred, Pastor, officiating. Burial will follow in St. Stephenís
will be on Tuesday, June 7th, from 4:00 until 7:00 p.m. at the
donations may be made to the Lowville VFW Auxiliary.
messages at www.scanlonfuneral.com