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MaryAnn Monteith

November 19, 2018

MaryAnn MonteithMaryAnn Monteith, 81, of Clayton passed away Monday, November 19, 2018, at Samaritan Medical Center.

Calling hours will be held at Cummings Funeral Service, Inc., Clayton on Wednesday, November 21, from 4 - 7 PM. A prayer service will be at the funeral home on Friday, November 23, at 1:15 PM followed by the funeral mass celebrated at St. Mary's Church at 2 PM with Rev. Arthur J. LaBaff, pastor, presiding. Burial will be in St. Mary's Cemetery.

MaryAnn was born in Perth Amboy, NJ on September 7, 1937, daughter of Phillip J. and Rose Bono Nardi. The family moved to Clayton and she graduated from Clayton Central School in 1954.

On May 19, 1956 she married William L. Monteith, Jr. at St. Mary's Church with Rev. George E. Racette officiating. Mr. Monteith died February 17, 2015.

MaryAnn worked at Clayton Locker Plant. She then worked 25 years for McCormick's as a waitress, then an office manager. She then went to work for the Village of Clayton as a deputy clerk and treasurer, retiring on December 3, 1997 after thirteen years with the village. She was a communicant of St. Mary's Church and a member of American Legion Colon-Couch Post 821 Auxiliary. She enjoyed cooking and snowmobiling. She also enjoyed the River and shore dinners at Thurso Bay with her family and friends. Time spent with her family and her dogs, Corky and Nicky, were very precious to her.

MaryAnn is survived by her son, William J. Monteith and wife, Kim, Sims, NC; two daughters, Lorraine M. "Laurie" Monteith and companion, Jack Reff, LaFargeville and Rosanne L. Monteith and companion, Kelly Bragger, Watertown; two grandchildren, Ashlie Monteith and fiancee, Ryan Blanchone, Clayton and Philip William "Nug" Monteith, Watertown; sister, Ann Rose Bennett and husband, Leroy D., Manassas, VA; and numerous nieces, nephews, and cousins.

In lieu of flowers, donations in her name may be made to either St. Mary's Church, 521 James St., Clayton, NY 13624 or the Kidney Foundation of CNY, 731 James St., Suite 408, Syracuse, NY 13203 (on the check, write for local use). Online condolences to her family may be posted at www.cummingsfuneral.com.


#10 Jeri& Michael Brayen 2018-12-21 08:27
Bill, We were very sorry to read about your mothers passing. Our condolences to you and all your family.
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#9 Kim LeachKim 2018-11-28 03:48
MaryAnn was always good for a laugh and definitely kept me on my toes...I know she is no longer in pain...I miss her and feel blessed to have had the chance to care for her...my thoughts are with her family...
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#8 Art and Marcia 2018-11-23 17:22
Our heartfelt condolences. We hope all your cherished memories of your mom bring you and your loved ones comfort.
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#7 Mark Dutilly 2018-11-23 15:27
Bill/Kim, so sorry to hear of the loss of your mother. You and your family are in our thoughts and sending prayers your way to comfort you in this difficult time.
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#6 Arnie and Ann 2018-11-22 08:40
Our deepest sympathy to Mary Ann's family. We were shocked to hear she had passed. May your faith and the love of friends help give you strength at this time. May God bless you all and heal your pain. Our prayers...
Ann and Arnie
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#5 barbara monteith 2018-11-21 17:43
billy and family --we are very saddened to hear about your mother and we share your loss and have many fond memories of all we did together --tammy rob and i send you our love and hope to talk with you soon
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#4 Jim Fisher and Gina 2018-11-21 09:58
Laurie, Jack and your entire family.

It is with horrible sadness and sympathy to have read of your Mom’s passing. We miss seeing your dad when we visit and now your mom. Just know they are now back together in heaven,

Our sympathy and prayers go out to you.
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#3 Louie/Rose Montante 2018-11-20 21:13
It is with much sadness that we hear of MaryAnn's passing. Will always remember the great times we had with her and Bill. Our condolence to the family.
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#2 Kari Paccione 2018-11-20 13:09
Your mother was such a great, kind woman . Words can't say how much she will be missed.
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#1 Paul & Colleen Lewza 2018-11-20 09:18
So sorry to hear about the loss of your Mother. Please accept our condolences during this time of grief. Please know our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. May your Mother's soul rest in peace. Love to all.
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