Mrs. Alice L. Geweye, 94 years old, of St. Johnsville, N.Y., died Monday, November 26, 2012, at the St. Johnsville Nursing Home where she had resided for the past several years. She was born August 30, 1918, in St. Johnsville, daughter of Solomon and Ella May Getman Oeser. Mrs. Geweye was a lifelong resident of the Fort Plain area and was a member of the Fort Plain Methodist Church. She was a past president and member of the Fort Plain VFW Post Auxiliary and a former member of the Order of the Eastern Star. Alice was devoted to her family. She loved animals and had many pets over the years.
Her husband, Willis Geweye died in November of 1960. Alice is survived by her son, John R. (Paula) Geweye of Fort Plain; her daughter, Karan (Tommy) Hinkle of Meco; her son-in-law, James Williams of Gloversville; many grandchildren; several great-grandchildren, several great-great-grandchildren; nieces and nephews. In addition to her husband and parents, she was predeceased by two daughters, Yvonne Kane and Lorraine Williams.
Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday at Lenz & Betz Funeral Home, 69 Otsego Street, Canajoharie, N.Y., with the Rev. Alan Griffith officiating. Cremation will follow at Vale Crematorium in Schenectady and the burial of Cremated remains will be in Fort Plain Cemetery. The family will receive relatives and friends one hour prior to the funeral service at the funeral home. Memorial contributions may be made: St. Johnsville Nursing Home Activities Fund, 7 Timmerman Avenue, St. Johnsville, NY 13452. "Please sign our guestbook at www.brbsfuneral.com." Alice's family would like to extend a sincere thank you to the staff at St. Johnsville Nursing Home.