FORT ANN – Lois (Brown) Floyd, 82, formerly of Tripoli Road, passed away Monday, May 11, 2015, at Fort Hudson Health Care Facility.
Born on September 15, 1932 in Hudson Falls, she was the daughter of the late Lester and Sarah (Mason) Brown.
In 1950, she graduated from Hudson Falls High School and continued her education in secretarial studies.
On April 15, 1951 she married Merlin Harrington in Hudson Falls. He passed away on January 6, 1965. On November 11, 1967, she married Hubert Floyd in Hudson Falls. He passed away on April 10, 1992.
Most people would remember Lois, along with her husband, Hubert, as owners and operators Floyd’s General Store in Kingsbury for many years.
Lois attended Kingsbury Baptist Church and was a 40 year proud member of the Fort Ann Eastern Star #262. She also was a member of the Red Hat Society and for many years, a 4H Leader.
Lois loved to camp and also vacation in Maine with her family. She was worldwide traveler having gone to many places from Cancun to Israel. Most of all, Lois was a loving and compassionate, mother, grandmother and great grandmother, who will be greatly missed.
Besides her parents and husbands, she was predeceased by her two sons, Brian Harrington and David Floyd, her step daughter, Bonnie McKenny, her grandson, Andrew Walther, her brother, Lester Brown, Jr. and three sisters, Eunice Brown, Betsy Alice Brown and Jean Fisher.
Survivors include her children, Catherine Walther of Lancaster, NH, Roger Harrington of Comstock, Stephen Harrington of Hudson Falls, Carolyn Havington and her husband, Michael of Cortland, Merlin Harrington and his wife, Tina of Fort Ann, and Raymond Floyd and his wife, Dinah of Dallas, TX; her step son, Robert Floyd of Arizona; her grandchildren, Nathan, Amy, Erin, Sarah, Roger, Stephen, Shane, Angela, Kyle, Genie, Julia, Miranda, Brandon, Alanna, Drew, and Ryan; several great grandchildren; two daughters in law, Anne Floyd of Glens Falls and Karen Harrington of Texas; her sister, Dorothy Purdy of Hartford; her step son in law, Matthew McKenny of Ohio; her sister in law, Joyce Brown of Fort Edward; and many nieces, nephews and cousins.
Friends may call on Monday from 11 to 1 pm at the Carleton Funeral Home, Inc., 68 Main Street in Hudson Falls.
Funeral Services will be conducted at 1 p.m., on Monday, following the calling hours at the funeral home.
The family wishes to thank the staff at Fort Hudson Health Care Facility for the wonderful care, compassion and love given to Lois and her family.
The family suggests that memorial donations be made to the Kingsbury Baptist Church, c/o Sylvia Weaver, 329 Dean Road, Hudson Falls, NY 12839.