March 29, 2018
Genevieve I. Milligan, of Cape Vincent passed away Thursday, March 29, 2018, at the age of 98.
A memorial service will be held at United Church of Cape Vincent on Saturday, July 21, at 1PM and burial will be at the convenience of the family in Riverside Cemetery, Cape Vincent. There will be no calling hours and arrangements are entrusted with Cummings Funeral Service, Inc., Clayton.
Genevieve was born in Cape Vincent on July 16, 1919, daughter of Carleton and Jennie Lyle Radley. She was a 1938 graduate of Clayton High School. On July 10, 1939 she was married by the late Rev. D. D. Douglas to Donald Milligan in Watertown. Donald died at the age of 85 on December 27, 1998.
She was a homemaker until her children were grown. She then worked at the Thousand Islands High School as cafeteria cashier for over twenty years. She was a member of the United Church of Cape Vincent, the American Legion Auxiliary and the Improvement League, all in Cape Vincent, and the Jefferson County Historical Society, Watertown.
Genevieve is survived by her three daughters, Joyce A. McKean and husband, Donald H., Clayton, NY and Rockledge, FL, Carol Milligan, Canandaigua, NY, and Vicki Langer and husband, David, New Martinsville, WV; five grandchildren, Kurt (Cheryl) McKean, Troy (Carolyn) McKean, Julie (Jon) Woodruff, Susan (Troy) Ballard, and Jonathan Langer; three great grandchildren, Maeghan, McKenna, and Alex McKean; and several nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her four sisters, Marion Docteur, Dorothy Wilder, Edna O'Brien, and Florence Radley, and three brothers, Harold, Ralph, and Lionel Radley.
In lieu of flowers, contributions can be made in her name to either United Church of Cape Vincent, 176 S. Esselstyne St. or Cape Vincent Fire Dept., 241 Broadway St., Cape Vincent, NY 13618. Online condolences to her family may be posted at www.cummingsfuneral.com.