OSWEGO, NY – Lois Mays-Cagnoli, 74, a resident of Minetto, passed away Monday March 5, 2012, at Oswego Hospital.
Lois was born in Brooklyn, NY, the daughter of the late Gilbert and Marie (Grieves) Hinde.
She lived in Long Island for several years, and moved to the Oswego area in 1979.
Prior to her retirement, she was employed with the Oswego City School District.
She had been a volunteer with Head Start, and with Literacy Volunteers of Oswego County.
She is survived by four daughters, Lisa Mays of Minetto, Lori (Mike) Stinnett of Tennessee, Valeri (Doug) Roshau of Minetto and Kerri Bricker of Oswego; two sons, Walter (Judy) Mays of Georgia and Daniel (Kim) Mays of Minetto; two sisters, Patricia Jean of Long Island and Jill Hinde of Oregon; 19 grandchildren, Heather, Christine, Jennifer, Amanda, Holly, T.J., Christopher, Dustin, Kristen, Phillip, Daniel, Kodie, Brandon, Tacy, Mason, Ashley, Nicole, Alex and Jace; 15 great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.
She was predeceased by a son, John Mays, who died in 1979; a sister, Catherine Hinde; and a brother, John Hinde.
Services will be held at 3 p.m. Saturday at the Dain-Cullinan Funeral Home.
Calling hours will be held from 1 to 3 p.m. Saturday, prior to the service, at the funeral home, 112 E. Second St., Oswego.