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Dolores Becker Christian

July 5, 1938 ~ September 20, 2014 (age 76)
Schroon Lake; Dolores Becker Christian, 76, passed away Saturday September 20, 2014 at the Heritage Commons Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Ticonderoga after a short illness.
She was born in Queens, NY July, 5, 1938 the daughter of the late Fredrick and Ethel (Elborne ) Becker.
She married her loving husband William G. Christian on January 3, 1959 after growing up with him since age 4 in the same Queens neighborhood. She wasn't just a wife, she was his life.
Dolores worked for many years at the Seagle Colony Music School in Schroon Lake in housekeeping and maintenance, and considered the Seagle family as a part of her own family.
She was a charter member of the Mountain Musket Hunting Club and was an avid hunter. In her later years, when she was unable to walk through the woods, "Ma Kettle" was the radio relay person and would be a part of the day's hunt by relaying messages to other members of the hunting party. She also enjoyed doing yard work and taking care of her flower and vegetable gardens, playing cards and visiting with her children, grandchildren and great grandchildren. She was their "Nana" and always had a piece of candy in the drawer for the children.
Besides her Parents, she was predeceased by her brothers, William, Walter Farrell and Frederick Becker, Jr., her sisters Lydia (Becker) Koerick, Patricia (Becker) Kamine and Eileen (Becker) Barnes.
She is survived by her husband and best friend of 56 years, William G. Christian, her brother Jerry (Barbara) Farrell of Florida and her sister Gertrude (Thomas) Hassett of New York; her sons William F. (Patricia) and Dennis (Sandra) Christian of Schroon Lake and Joseph (Catherine) Christian, and her daughter Diane Christian both of Florida; her grandchildren, William E. (Grace) Christian, Amanda (Brandon) Christian and Cassidy Christian of Schroon Lake, Ashleigh (Gordon) Christian of Minerva, Michael Brook Christian,Tiffany (Ryan) Sheinlin and Austin Christian of Florida, her great grandchildren, Daniel, Jace, Teyah, Gage and Serenity.
The family would like to thank Dolores's good friend and care-giver Linda Anauo.
Funeral Services will be held at 2:00 PM on Wednesday September 24, 2014 at the Edward L. Kelly Funeral Home 1019 US Rt. 9, Schroon Lake.
Friends may call at the funeral home Wednesday from 12 noon until the service at 2:00 PM.
The family suggests memorials take the form of donations to the Seagle Colony Music School, Schroon Lake, NY 12870
For expressions of sympathy please visit www.edwardlkellyfuneralhome.com

Visitation

SEP 24. 12:00 PM - 02:00 PM

Edward L Kelly Funeral Home

1019 US Rte 9

Schroon Lake, NY, US, 12870

http://www.edwardlkellyfuneralhome.com

Service

SEP 24. 02:00 PM

Edward L Kelly Funeral Home

1019 US Rte 9

Schroon Lake, NY, US, 12870

http://www.edwardlkellyfuneralhome.com

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