LAKE PLACID — Winifred C. Vancour, 81, of 185 Old Military Road, passed away Sunday, Feb. 22, 2009 at Uihlein Mercy Center where she had been a resident since March 2005.
She was born in Lake Placid Jan. 28, 1928, the daughter of Campbell and Sadie (Preston) Bannerman. She married Thomas Vancour at St. Bernard’s Church in Saranac Lake in November 1948.
Mrs. Vancour was a graduate of Lake Placid High School, class of 1946, and had worked as administrative assistant for Dr. George Hart at his office in Lake Placid and at Uihlein Mercy Center in Lake Placid.
Mrs. Vancour is survived by her son Mark Vancour and his wife Theresa of Williamson; two sisters: Millicent “Millie” Vancour and her husband Stanley of Lake Placid, and Lorraine Edgley and her husband David of Lake Placid; two granddaughters: Shannon and Meghan Vancour of Williamson; her close companion Neil Pratt of Lake Placid; and several nieces and nephews.
She was predeceased by her parents, her husband in December 1984 and one daughter, Laurie Marie Vancour.
Calling hours were held Tuesday, Feb. 24 at the Clark Funeral Home in Lake Placid. Funeral services were held Wednesday, Feb. 25 at the funeral home with the Rev. Ingrid Johnson officiating. Burial followed in the North Elba Cemetery.