Obituary for Audrey Ennis (Silliman)
Audrey Ennis 1926-2017
Song Sparrow Hollow
Audrey Ennis, 90, formerly of Snowden Hill Rd., Clinton and currently a resident at Presbyterian Homes and Services, passed away peacefuly on March 2, 2017 at the home.
She was born on August 29, 1926 in Utica, a daughter of the late Loron and Lillian Bauer Silliman and received her education in Chadwicks, Conifer and Tupper Lake schools, graduating in 1943. Audrey furthered her education at the Excellsior School of Business, where she graduated in 1944.
On October 9, 1948, Audrey and Floyd Ennis were united in marriage in the Willowvale Methodist Church, a loving union of 66 years until his death on July 23, 2015.
Audrey met Floyd when she worked at Cunningham Photo Studios and later was employed as a Lab Techician for St. Luke’s Hospital, a job she held for over 20 years. In 1986 she retired from G.E as a lab technician in the Research and Development Department where she earned many awards for her quality of workmanship.
Audrey is survived by her daughter; Susan Peskowitz and David Chandler of Frankfort, her son and daughter in law; Howard and Vera Ennis of New Hartford, her grandchildren; Sara Odgen of N.C. and Aaron Peskowitz of Clinton, her great-grandchildren;Isabella Ogden and Kayla Ogden, her sisters and brother in law; Louise Silliman of Watertown, NY, Evelyn and Gerald Isaac of Wolcott, NY and Carolyn Parrotte of Colton, NY, her brother and sister in law; Loron and Toni Silliman of Watertown, NY, her faithful Cocker Spaniel, Brinkley and several nieces, nephews and great-nieces and nephews.
She was predeceased by her brother in law; Carl Parrotte.
Audrey’s family invite all to celebrate her life on Saturday, March 11 at 11:00 at the Sauquoit Valley United Methodist Church, corner of Pinnacle Rd. and Mohawk St.
There will be no calling hours.
Please consider donations in her memory to the Presbyterian Homes Foundation, 4290 Middle Settlement Rd. New Hartford, NY 13413 (www.presbyterianhome.com).
Her family would like to thank the entire staff at Presbyterian Homes and Services for the exceptional care Audrey received during her time there and a special heartfelt thankyou to Pasto Carl Getz for his many visitations and spiritual support.
Arrangements are with the Smith Funeral Home, 3022 Oneida St. Sauquoit.