SARANAC — Ann Cecelia Liberty, formerly of Saranac, died Dec. 3, 2012, at the CVPH Medical Center with her loving family by her side.
Ann was born, along with her identical twin sister, Annette, on Dec. 30, 1932, in Redford, N.Y. She was the daughter of Joseph and Mary Lawton.
Ann graduated from Salaz Academy in 1948. She married Edward Wallace Liberty on Jan. 2, 1950. They were married for 55 years until his death in 2005. They were devoted and immensely proud of their children and grandchildren.
Ann was a homemaker for most of her life, but also worked for the United States Postal Service, the ARC in Keeseville, N.Y., and volunteered for the Board of Elections. Ann enjoyed socializing with friends at Senior Citizen lunches, attending Bingo, playing pinochle, solving crosswords, and watching game shows on television. Ann loved traveling with her sister and going on adventures with her children to see new places and loved ones. No Sunday was complete without attendance at Sunday Mass at Assumption of Mary and hosting family spaghetti dinners at her home after church.
Survivors include 12 children, Steven Liberty and his wife, Nancy of Chazy Lake, Vickie Brown and husband John of Sandy Springs, Georgia, William Liberty and wife, Darlene, of Dannemora, NY, James Liberty and wife, Barbara, of Hollis, NH, Chris Liberty and wife, Kay, of Saranac, Scott Liberty of Saranac, Tracey Howard and husband, James, of Peru, Jacqueline Coleman, and husband, Gerald, of Brainardsville, Lawrence Liberty and wife Theresa, of Fairfax, VA, Edward Liberty, Jr. and wife Patricia, of Saranac, Nanette Aubert and husband, Gerard, of Dewitt, MI, and Joseph Liberty and wife, Shantel, of Saranac; one brother, James Lawton of Plattsburgh, one sister, Annette Cayea, of Mooers; 32 grandchildren, Melissa, Paul, Matthew, Julia, Brandon, Amanda, Andrew, Katie, Michelle, Michael, Brian, Lynn, Corey, Maris, Robin, Timothy, Jonathan, Amanda, Kristen, Jesse, Kealy, David, Casey, Shelby, Stephanie, Alex, Jacob, Jason, Michael, Joshua, Nicholas, and Abigail; 21 great-grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews.
Ann was predeceased by her husband, parents, and two sisters, Mabel Darrah and Myrtle Bunker.
Calling hours will be held Wednesday, December 5, 2012 from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. at the Hamilton Funeral Home, 294 Mannix Road, Peru. A Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated Thursday, December 6, 2012 at 10 a.m. at the Church of the Assumption in Redford with Rev. Donald F. Kramberg, parish pastor, celebrating. Burial will follow in the parish cemetery.
Memorial contributions can be made in Ann's memory to the Building Fund of Assumption of Mary Church.
Arrangements are in the care of the Hamilton Funeral Home, 294 Mannix Road, Peru. To light an online candle and offer condolences in the memory of Ann Liberty please visit www.hamiltonfuneralhome.com