Doris E. Montanye

Mrs. Doris E. Montanye, age 93, formerly of Johnstown, passed away Monday morning, October 28, 2013, at River Ridge Living Center, Amsterdam.

She was born September 6, 1920, in Riceville, town of Mayfield, the daughter of the late Floyd and Mary Forgette Handy. She was employed at the former Goosen Glove Company for 16 years, then at Knox Gelatin Company, also at Johnstown Knitting Mill and lastly at Jansen Avenue School.

Doris was predeceased by her husband, Howard Montanye, who died in 1987; and by her brother and sister, Arnold Handy and Esther Montanye.

Survivors include two children, Dorothy “Dottie” MacVean (Paul) of Johnstown and Paul Frederick (Linda) of Caroga Lake; seven grandchildren, Lori, Larry, Lesa, Aaron, Kyle, Carrie and Jeremy; and 11 great-grandchildren.

A private service will take place at the convenience of the family at Walrath & Stewart Funeral Home, Gloversville. Interment will take place at Union Rural Cemetery, Mayfield.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation International, 100 Metropolitan Drive No. 400, Liverpool, NY 13088 or to the charity of your choice.

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