LAKE PLACID — Virginia V. Preston, 60, of Shunpike Road, Keeseville, passed away Sunday, March 15, 2009 at the Adirondack Medical Center in Saranac Lake after a lengthy illness.
She was born in Plattsburgh March 25, 1948, the daughter of Walter and Viola Hart LaMere.
Virginia had been a housekeeper at the Uihlein Mercy Center in Lake Placid for several years.
She is survived by her husband, Richard T. Preston of Keeseville; one son, Richard T. Preston, Jr. and his wife Shannon of Lake Placid; one daughter, Helen Cooney and her husband Larry of Elizabethtown; two brothers: Joseph Hart of Peru and Kenneth LaMere of Wyoming; two sisters, Marion Havlin and her husband Kenneth of Indiana, and Betty Tremain and her husband Joe, also of Indiana; 10 grandchildren; one great-grandchild; and several nieces and nephews.
Virginia was predeceased by her parents; one sister, Tammie McLean; and three brothers: Tommy, Jimmy and Bobby LaMere.
Funeral services were held Thursday, March 19 at the Lake Placid Baptist Church in Lake Placid with the Rev. Derek Spain officiating. Burial followed at the North Elba Cemetery.
Arrangements were in care of the Clark Funeral Home.
The family requests that donations in her memory be made to High Peaks Hospice, P.O. Box 840, Saranac Lake, NY 12983.