LOWVILLE – Constance R. Der, 69, of State Route 26, Lowville, died Thursday afternoon, June 14, 2012 at Lewis County General Hospital.
The funeral will be at 12:30 p.m. on Monday, June 18, 2012 at Iseneker Funeral Home, Inc., Lowville, with Rev. Mr. Scott Belina of St. Peters Catholic Church, Lowville, officiating. Burial will follow the funeral service in Hillside Cemetery, Denmark. A calling hour will be from 11:30 a.m. -12:30 p.m, prior to the funeral service, at the funeral home. Contributions may be made to American Cancer Society, 6725 Lyons Street, E. Syracuse, NY 13057 or Friends of The Arc, P.O. Box 97, Utica, NY 13503.
She is survived by her husband of 51 years, Earl, Sr., two sons and a daughter-in-law, Earl E. Der, Jr. of Lowville; James S. and Debra Der of Copenhagen; two daughters, Karmel L. Der and Tina M. Der, of Lowville; a sister and brother-in-law, Mary and Bernard Buckingham of Lowville; three grandchildren, two great-granddaughters; nieces, nephews and cousins. She is predeceased by her foster parents.
Constance was born on October 5, 1942 in Ogdensburg, NY, She was a foster daughter of Albert and Anna Kloster. Constance attended Father Leo Memorial School and Beaver River Central School. On August 13, 1960, she married Earl E. Der at St. Stephens Catholic Church, Croghan. Mrs. Der worked for AMF Manufacturing in Lowville, was a Certified Nurses Aid, and was an EMT for Lewis County Search and Rescue. She served for ten years on the ARC Board of Directors.
Mrs. Der was a communicant of St. Peters Catholic Church, Lowville. She enjoyed crafts and camping.
Condolences may be made online at www.isenekerfuneralhome.com .