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Evelyn Hardy Rae

September 13, 2017
Lake Placid News

Evelyn Hardy Rae, 91, of Otter Street, Alexandria Bay, passed away Sunday, Sept. 10, 2017, at her home under the care of Hospice of Jefferson County.

Evelyn was born in Lake Placid on Feb. 5, 1926, the daughter of Glenn and Emma Hough Hardy. She graduated from Lake Placid High School. She married Andrew R. Rae on April 4, 1946 in Lake Placid. Mr. Rae passed away in 1997.

Evelyn was an operator at New York Telephone, then became a receptionist at E.J. Noble Hospital in Alexandria Bay, and later worked as a secretary/receptionist at Keewaydin State Park, Alexandria Bay.

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She was a member on the Edgewood Resort bowling team for many years, was a sports enthusiast and loved NASCAR.

Evelyn is survived by her brother and sister-in-law, Glenn and Mary Hardy, Lake Placid; nieces, nephews, cousins, many lifelong friends, and her dog Sassy.

She is predeceased by her sisters, Nancy Mullarney and Joy Marshall.

Calling hours will be held from 10 a.m. to noon Wednesday, Sept. 13 at Costello Funeral Home, 113 Church St., Alexandria Bay. A funeral service will be held at 1 p.m. at the Reformed Church of the Thousand Isles with Pastor Kerri Weldon officiating. Burial will follow at Barnes Settlement Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made in Evelyn's name to the Reformed Church of the Thousand Isles, 54 Church St., Alexandria Bay, NY 13607.

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