Naomi Durfey, 82

FULTON, NY – Naomi Durfey, 82, of Fulton, passed away Thursday August 1, 2013, at Morningstar Residential Care Center in Oswego.

Naomi was born in Fulton, a daughter to the late Raymond and Anna Kerfien and lived all her life in the Fulton-Volney area.

Naomi Durfey
Naomi Durfey

She had worked at Comstock Foods and Birdseye Foods before becoming a homemaker.

Naomi always sent birthday cards to her family and this is a tradition that will be dearly missed.

She was a member of the Mount Pleasant United Methodist Church and active with its women’s groups.

Naomi was an avid bingo player and a former member of the Mount Pleasant Grange.

She was predeceased by three daughters, Norma, who died in 1960, Irene, in 1972, and Betsy, in 1998; two sons, George, who died in 1967, and Lawrence, in 2003; and by her husband, Steven A. Durfey, who died in 1994.

Naomi is survived by her daughter, Della (Scott) Daniels of Fulton; siblings, Dianna Reynolds of Tennessee, Alton Kerfien of Fulton, Sheila Schliecher of Fulton and Linda (Daniel) Jodway of North Carolina; seven grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; along with several nieces, nephews, grandnieces and grandnephews.

Calling hours will be held 1 to 3 p.m. Sunday at Foster Funeral Home, 910 Fay St., Fulton.

Funeral services will be conducted at 2 p.m. Monday at Mount Pleasant United Methodist Church, 2819 County Route 45, Fulton.

Burial will be in Mount Pleasant Cemetery.

Contributions in memory of Naomi may be made to the Mount Pleasant United Methodist Church Memorial Fund, 2996 County Route 45, Fulton, NY 13069.

Foster Funeral Home, Inc.