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Martha G. Warner
Martha G. Warner, 95 of Verona joined her loved ones into heaven on May 6, 2021.
She was born on September 2, 1925, in Oneida, New York, the daughter of Ruth and Otto West. In 1949, she married Lawrence Warner. Martha and Lawrence decided to reside in Verona, NY, where they built their family home. Martha and Lawrence owned and operated their family business, the Warner’s Egg Marketing Company. Martha was able to stay in the family home until her passing. For several years, they cared for the residents of the Rome State School. Martha also worked for the Verona Board of Elections and enjoyed working food booths at the Verona Field Days. Martha and Lawrence retired after 30 years of hard work. For many years, Martha was a member of the Verona Methodist Church and some different clubs and ceramic classes.
After retiring, Martha and Lawrence enjoyed traveling and camping. Martha continued to travel after her husband’s passing in 1989. She was able to travel aro9und the states and countries with her friends. Martha loved flowers in her yard and exotic birds. She was always finding an injured animal to care for and put back into the wild. Martha was well known for her great cooking skills, making the best soup from what ever was in season and rich pasta. She always enjoyed canning vegetables from the garden and enjoyed making pies and jams from their fruit trees. Martha enjoyed winters in Florida with her family and friends. Through the years, her pet companion, Duke, was always by her side.
With sadness surviving the of Martha are their children, one son, Douglas Warner and his wife, Christine Dillman Warner, of Kenwood Heights; two daughters, Deborah Catello, who lost her husband Geno in 2013, of Oneida and Linda Prievo and her husband, Vernon Prievo, of Westmorland. Martha is also survived by her loving grandchildren, Trina Baldwin, Jason and Matt Warner, Wendy, Lee Ann, Melanie and Faith Catello and Sonya Conners; 13 great grandchildren also survive Martha. Martha is also survived by her sisters, Virginia Eggleston of Alabama and Lillian Clark of Oneida.
Martha was predeceased by her three sisters, Luella Randall, Ruth Mosher and Frances West and one brother, Otto West.
Private family graveside services will be held with interment in Verona Cemetery. The family’s care has been entrusted to the care of the Coolican-McSweeney and Paul Funeral Home of Oneida. To offer a condolence or share a memory, please visit:coolican-mcsweeney.com