Maryanne Penfield, 73

OSWEGO, NY – On Easter Sunday April 5, 2015, Maryanne Penfield, 73, passed away at home with her loving family by her side.

Maryanne Walker Penfield
Maryanne Walker Penfield

Born Easter Sunday April 5, 1942, in Oswego, she was the daughter of the late Louis and Laura (McGrath) Walker.

She retired from St. Luke’s Nursing Home.

Then continued to display her art of caring by providing care privately which she took great pride in.

She is survived by her brother, Lee B. Walker Sr. of Oswego; three sons: Larry (Margie) Dunsmore of Oswego, Scott Dunsmore of Oswego and David, (Lenny) Robbins, Cary, NC; two daughters: Vicki (Jeff) Nelson of Oswego and Cathi (Paul) West of Oswego; five grandchildren: Jessica Dunsmore of Oswego, Matthew Dunsmore of Plattsburgh, Nicci Nelson of Liverpool, Scotty Dunsmore of Emmitsburg, Md., and Allie Dunsmore of Sparks, Nev.; one great-grandchild: Caden Burkhart of Oswego; several nieces and nephews as well as great-nieces and great-nephews; and her “girls” cats, Elly and Bailey.

She was predeceased by her husbands: Larry Dunsmore Sr. and Edward Penfield; brothers:Louis (Mike) Walker, Frederick Walker and James Walker; sisters: Delores Cirbus and Lois Hall; two grandchildren: Jaison Nelson and Derek Dunsmore.

Maryanne will be remembered for her love of life, the love of her family, her love of Oswego.

She also enjoyed sitting at the lake, taking walks around the fort.

Also, she was an avid reader.

The family would like to especially thank Dr. Carlos Dator and his office manager, Johnny, for all of their compassion, support and dedication making our mother’s final days more comfortable.

Calling hours will be held on Thursday 4 -7 p.m. at the Dain-Cullinan Funeral Home with a service to follow at 7 p.m.

Burial will be in St. Peter’s Cemetery.

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