Suzanne Monette
Suzanne Monette

Obituary of Suzanne L. Monette

CANASTOTA . . . Suzanne L. (Klahs) Monette, 73, of 400 Lamb Avenue, Canastota, passed away on Friday, October 8, 2021, at Oneida Health, following a lengthy illness. She was born on February 9, 1948, in Syracuse, the daughter of the late Junior and Margie (French) Klahs. Suzanne was raised and educated in Canastota and was a 1967 graduate of Canastota High School, and later received a Floral Management and Operations Degree from Cornell University in 1988. She was a Produce Manager at the former Canastota Big M Market, and she later worked at the former Diemolding Corporation in Canastota. Suzanne enjoyed gardening, playing guitar and singing, and bird watching. She was a lifetime member of the Ladies Auxiliary VFW Memorial Post #600 in Canastota, and the Durhamville Veterans' Ladies Auxiliary. Suzanne was an active member of the American Legion Charles Miller Post #140 Auxiliary in Canastota, where she held all of the offices, including being the President for 10 years, Secretary, Treasurer, Historian, and an active member of the Funeral Honor Guard for 35 years. She is survived by a brother, Danny Klahs of Durhamville; a sister, Star Boylan of Canastota; nieces and nephews including, Jennifer and William Hook, and Angel Boylan all of Canastota, and Jamie Boylan of Cleveland, NY; great-nieces and great-nephews, including, Katelyn, Kristen, and Kyle Hook; and a sister-in-law, Betsy Klahs of Oregon. She was predeceased by three brothers, Spike, Gary, and Jerry Klahs. Calling hours will be held on Friday, October 15, 2021, from 10 a.m. to 12 noon, at the J. Homer Ball Funeral Home, Inc., 201 James Street, Canastota. Suzanne's funeral will follow visitation on Friday at the funeral home at 12:00 noon with the Rev. William M. Wilcox officiating. Burial will be in Whitelaw Cemetery. In her memory, contributions may be made to the American Legion Charles Miller Post #140, or to the American Legion Charles Miller Post #140 Auxiliary, 325 S. Peterboro Street, Canastota, NY 13032, with envelopes available at the funeral home.
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Friday
15
October

Visitation at Funeral Home

10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Friday, October 15, 2021
J. Homer Ball Funeral Home, Inc.
201 James St.
Canastota, New York, United States
Friday
15
October

Funeral Service

12:00 pm
Friday, October 15, 2021
J. Homer Ball Funeral Home, Inc.
201 James Street
Canastota, New York, United States
Friday
15
October

Final Resting Place

1:00 pm
Friday, October 15, 2021
Whitelaw Cemetery
N. Main Street
Canastota, New York, United States
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