Dorothea H. Payette
unknown - December 31, 2011
Dorothea H. Payette, 96, of Kirkville, passed away Saturday, Dec. 31, 2011. Born in Syracuse, she was employed as an elevator operator at EW Edwards department store and then retired as a clerk from the Kirkville Post Office. Dorothea was often seen enjoying the opportunity to ride her bicycle and cooking for her family. She was predeceased by her husband Paul in 1989 and her siblings, Albert Kurtz II, Bertha Chapman, Edward Kurtz and Elizabeth Kurtz..
Survivors: her daughter, Jean (Bill) Arns of Manlius; three sons, William Payette of Whippany, NJ, Edward (Ruth) Payette of Chittenango, and Larry Payette of Kirkville; two sisters, Marguerite Bruno of Rochester and Aurelia McLaughlin of Manlius; two grandsons, Scott of Chittenango and Robert (Chrissy) of Columbia SC; a great grand daughter, Hannah; many nieces and nephews especially her niece Elnora Cooper of Rochester; and her beloved feline companion Pawline.
Services: will be private. For an online guestbook, please visit scheppfamily.com. Contributions: Wanderers’ Rest Humane Association, PO Box 535, Canastota NY 13032. Arrangments are under the direction of R.H. Schepp & Son Minoa Chapel 656-3132.