Mary Cayea

Obituary of Mary C. Cayea

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Mary Margaret Cayea, 93, a long-time resident of Lake Placid, New York, passed away peacefully on October 11, 2021. Beloved wife, mother, grandmother and great grandmother, Mary was born in Wilmington NY, to Harry and Margaret Courtney on November 15, 1927. Her mother died a few weeks after her birth. She lived in Wilmington till the passing of her father. She moved to Lake Placid at the age of 13 and lived with her aunt, Nellie Ryan who was like a mother to her. She graduated from Lake Placid High School in 1947 and worked in her aunt's women's clothing store learning the family business. She met and married Theodore E. Cayea in 1954. They raised 2 children, Ann and Ted. Throughout her life she was a very active member of St. Agnes parish in Lake Placid, Mary enjoyed knitting and loved to quilt with her close friends. She loved to spend time at their camp in Saranac Lake, swimming and boating with her family. She is survived by her two children: Ann Fitzgerald of Lake Placid NY, Ted Cayea and his wife Fayne of Essex Jct. VT; grandchildren Conan Fitzgerald and his wife Sarah, Sarah Robinson and her husband Rob, Scott Cayea and his wife Danara; great-grandchildren, Sean Fitzgerald, Mollie Fitzgerald, and Wyatt Robinson and her sister-in-law Dorothy LeClair. She also leaves Lisa Rissberger, her lunch buddy and good friend. Mary was predeceased by her husband, and son-in-law Edward Fitzgerald. The family would like to thank the staff at Elderwood of Uihlein at Lake Placid for such wonderful care of Mary. Friends may call at the MB Clark Funeral Home, 2310 Saranac Ave., Lake Placid NY, Friday, October 15, 2021 from 6:30-8:30 PM. A Memorial Mass will be held at the St. Agnes Church, 169 Hillcrest Ave., Lake Placid NY, Saturday, October 16, 2021 at 9:00 AM. If friends desire, memorial gifts in Mary's name may be made to: St. Anne Shrine, P.O. Box 280, Isle La Motte, VT 05463
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Visitation at Funeral Home

6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Friday, October 15, 2021
M. B. Clark, Inc.
2310 Saranac Ave.
Lake Placid, New York, United States


9:00 am
Saturday, October 16, 2021
Saint Agnes Catholic Church
Saranac Ave.
Lake Placid, New York, United States

Final Resting Place

St. Agnes Cemetery
Sentinel Rd.
Lake Placid, New York, United States

Memorial Donations

St. Anne Shrine, P.O. Box 280, Isle La Motte, VT 05463
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