Lena M. (Boliver) Aucter

Born: Fri., Jul. 27, 1923
Died: Sun., Aug. 5, 2018


4:00 PM to 8:00 PM, Thu., Aug. 09, 2018
Location: Croghan

Mass of Christian Burial

1:00 PM Fri., Aug. 10, 2018
Location: St. Stephen's Catholic Church

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CROGHAN, NY ~ Lena M. Aucter, 95, of Soft Maple Rd., Croghan, passed away peacefully surrounded by her loving family on Sunday, August 5, 2018 at Lewis County General Hospital, Lowville where she had been admitted.

Born July 27, 1923 in Indian River in the Town of Croghan, a daughter of Francis P. and Margaret E. (Brown) Boliver, she was educated in Indian River country schools.

She married Bernard H. Aucter on May 21, 1946 at the former St. Anthony’s Church in Indian River with the Rev. Eugene Chauflin, OFM, officiating.  Mr. Aucter died March 21, 2003.

Lena worked as a mother and homemaker to her large family much of her life, and was an avid knitter who enjoyed knitting all sorts of things for her children and grandchildren. She also took great pleasure in being actively involved and a member of the Soft Maple Roots Quilting Group.

Lena was a communicant of St. Stephen’s Church in Croghan, was a Team Member of “The Memory Keepers” Relay for Life, and was a former member of the Beaver River Fish & Game Club.

She is survived by three daughters, Ethel Hoch, of Belfort, Susan (Carl) Sauer, of Lowville and Patricia (Bruce) Flint, of Croghan; three sons, Eugene F. (Shirley) Aucter, Bernard H. (Cindy) Aucter, Jr. and Randy A. (Kathy) Aucter, all of Croghan; 21 grandchildren, 48 great grandchildren and 9 great great grandchildren; a sister, Evelyn Yousey, of Croghan, and numerous nieces and nephews.

In addition to her husband, she was predeceased by her grandson, Joshua Aucter, her great granddaughter, Magdelena Sauer, four brothers, Lyle, Herbert, Earl, and Harold Boliver, two sisters, Edna Moore and Irene Widrick, and her son-in-law, Duane Hoch.

Lena’s funeral services will be held on Friday, August 10, 2018, beginning with a 12:15 p.m. Prayer Service at Scanlon Funeral Home, Croghan, followed by a 1:00 p.m. Mass of Christian Burial from St. Stephen’s Church, Croghan, with the Rev. Donald Manfred, Pastor, officiating.  Burial will be in St. Stephen’s Cemetery, Croghan.

Calling hours will be on Thursday, August 9th, from 4-8 p.m. at the funeral home.

Memorial donations may be made to St. Stephen’s Church Restoration Fund or Croghan Volunteer Fire Department.

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Stew and Cathy
   Posted Tue August 07, 2018
We did'nt know Lena but knowing her family she must have been a great person Thinking of the family in this time of sorrow

Dennis and Kathleen Bush
   Posted Tue August 07, 2018
Lena was a wonderful lady with a strength and dignity that is admirable. Heaven has gained an angel with a beautiful smile. May your memories bring you comfort and peace in the difficult days ahead.

Lenna Purcell Schack
   Posted Wed August 08, 2018
While traveling in Norway I saw online about your Mom's passing and wanted to express my heartfelt sympathy and prayers. It is so hard losing our mothers but God knows best and now she is just beginning the greatest adventure ever!

George Joyce
   Posted Wed August 08, 2018

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Ceyril& Betty Bush, Jamie &Brenda Marolf
   Posted Wed August 08, 2018
So sorry to hear of Lena's passing. Embrace the memories that live on in your heart. God Bless.

Rodney and Sheila Buckingham
   Posted Thu August 09, 2018
We were so sorry to hear about your mom. You and your family will be in our prayers and in our hearts 💕

iinda walseman
   Posted Thu August 09, 2018
with deepest sympathy

Jane & Tom Kalamas
   Posted Fri August 10, 2018
Our thoughts and prayers are with all of your family.

Jane & Tom Kalamas

Christina (Briot) Flandera
   Posted Sat August 11, 2018
Cindy, I am so sorry to hear of your loss. Please know my thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. Memories always remain in our hearts and help in times of sorrow. They are so precious. God bless.

Betty Widrick
   Posted Sat August 11, 2018
To Lena's family
It was always special to sit down and visit with Lena. I will always remember her smile. Cherish the memories as you will have them forever.

Lovingly Betty

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