Stella Deroshia

Female 1909 - 2004  (94 years)


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  • Name Stella Deroshia 
    Born 1 Apr 1909 
    Gender Female 
    Died Jan 2004 
    Person ID I29802  Stewartsnydotcom
    Last Modified 14 Oct 2019 

    Family Ancestors Gordon Lyng,   b. 25 Sep 1905,   d. 5 Jan 1965  (Age 59 years) 
    Children 
    Married: 1x1. Robert Gordon Lyng,   b. 31 Jan 1932,   d. 11 Jan 1994  (Age 61 years)  [natural]
     2. James William Lyng,   b. 2 Jun 1943,   d. 1 Mar 2003  (Age 59 years)  [natural]
     3. Francis Lyng  [natural]
     4. Patrick Lyng  [natural]
     5. Diane Lyng  [natural]
     6. Mary Lyng  [natural]
    Last Modified 14 Oct 2019 
    Family ID F10954  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • STELLA E. LYNG - NURSEShow Details
      Watertown Daily Times (NY) - January 12, 2004Browse Issues
      A prayer service for Stella E. "Sally" Derosia Lyng, 94, formerly of LeRay Street Apartments, Watertown, and Plantation, Fla., will be at 11:15 a.m. Tuesday at Cummings Funeral Service, followed by a funeral Mass at noon at the Church of Our Lady of the Sacred Heart with the Rev. Richard W. Kennedy, pastor, and the Rev. Pierre Aubin officiating. Burial will be in Glenwood Cemetery.

      Mrs. Lyng died Thursday at the Life Care Center at Inverrary, Lauderhill, Fla.

      Calling hours are from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. today at the funeral home.

      Mrs. Lyng worked at the Taggart Paper Mill and then was a bookkeeper for her husband's coal and oil delivery service. She later owned and operated Lyng's Nursing Home on LeRay Street for several years.

      In 1964, she entered the practical nursing program at Watertown High School and became a licensed practical nurse. She worked at Mercy Hospital, did private home nursing duty and worked in the infirmary at the Sisters of St. Joseph Motherhouse before retiring. She moved to Florida in October 2001.

      Born April 1, 1909, in the town of Orleans, daughter of William T. and Jennie E. Derosia, she received a diploma from Watertown High School.

      She married Gordon F. Lyng on Jan. 24, 1927, at Holy Family Church rectory with the Rev. Joseph P. Heslin officiating. Mr. Lyng, a truck driver for Burdick Coal & Oil Co., died Jan. 5, 1965.

      Mrs. Lyng was a communicant of Sacred Heart Church and a member of its Altar and Rosary Society and dart ball team, and of the auxiliaries to the Knights of Columbus, North Side Improvement League and Allen-Giles American Legion Post 588, Brownville.

      She also did volunteer drives and was one of the first women to serve on a jury in Jefferson County.

      Surviving are two sons, Francis E., and his companion, Judith Withall, Fort Lauderdale, Fla., and Patrick M., and his wife, Judy, Watertown; two daughters, Mrs. Ronald (Mary) Newman, Fort Lauderdale, and Mrs. Patrick (Dianne) Shortsleeve, Plantation; 21 grandchildren, 25 great-grandchildren, eight great-great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.

      Two sons, Robert G. and James W., two daughters, Dorothy M. Eveleigh Karl and Stella E. Lyng, two brothers, Winfred E. and Chester E. Derosia, and a sister, Ruth Plato, died before her.

      Donations may be made to the Sacred Heart Foundation, 668 Thompson St., Watertown, N.Y. 13601.