OSWEGO, NY – Margaret “Peg” Saternow, 89 of Saratoga Springs, NY, and a longtime resident of Oswego, passed away unexpectedly on Tuesday March 31, 2015, in Florida.
She was born on March 12, 1926, in Syracuse to the late John and Marguerite Lawless Whalen.
Peg was predeceased by her husband, William J. Saternow, whom she was married to for more than 53 years.
She was a communicant of St. Joseph’s Church in Oswego and St. Clement’s Church in Saratoga Springs, NY.
Peg enjoyed shopping, going out to dinner, playing cards at the Wilton Senior Center, working on various crafts, wintering in Florida and spending time with her family, especially her grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
She is survived by her children: Jay (Patty) Saternow of Falmouth, Massachusetts, Michele Powers of Saratoga Springs, John (Diane) Saternow of Oswego, Melanie (Dennis) Russell of Oswego and Melissa Harvey of Saratoga Springs; 13 grandchildren, Alyssa (Mark) Proud, Emily Saternow, Amber (Chris) Weier, John Saternow, Lindsay (Derek) DeGennaro, Josh Saternow, Nick (Amanda) Saternow, Brian Powers, Matt and Jake Russell, Evan, Chloe and Sophie Harvey; eight great-grandchildren; many nieces, nephews and cousins, who all loved her for her kindness, her infectious smile, as well as her memorable handmade gifts and treats.
She was predeceased by her sister, Suzanne Easterly; her husband, Jack, and son-in-law, Patrick Powers.
Calling hours will be from Wednesday 4-7 p.m. at the Dain-Cullinan Funeral Home.
Funeral services will be held Thursday 8:30 a.m. from the Dain-Cullinan Funeral Home and at 9 a.m. in St. Joseph’s Church.
Entombment will be in All Saints’ Mausoleum, St. Peter’s Cemetery.
Contributions may be made to Purple Hope Foundation, 3 Lakeview Drive, Wilton, NY 12831.