Pauline Marie Johndrow

September 10, 1919 - July 2, 2012

LOWVILLE – Pauline Marie Johndrow, 92, passed away on Monday afternoon, July
2, 2012, at the Lewis County Residential Health Care Facility. Prior to entering
the nursing home, Pauline had resided at Brookside Senior Living Center and on
Park Avenue.

Pauline was born on September 10, 1919, in Croghan, a
daughter of the late Thomas and Petronella Ostroski DuFlo. After her graduation
from Father Leo Memorial High School, Pauline graduated from Watertown School of
Commerce. She worked for Dr. Arthur Peckham in Watertown until her marriage to
A. Clarke Johndrow on August 12, 1942, at St. Stephen's Catholic Church, with
Rev. Amadeus Burke officiating.

After their marriage, Clarke was the
distributor of Shell Oil in Lowville while Pauline worked in the office. In
1952, the couple bought DuFlo's Shoe Store in Lowville, renamed the business
Clarke's Shoes and together maintained it until Clarke's death in 1975. Pauline
continued to own and operate the business until selling it in 1981.

many years, Pauline managed the gift shop at Lewis County General Hospital for
the hospital auxiliary, while at the same time opening her home to boarding
guests on a short term basis. She welcomed her guests with a smile and very much
enjoyed visiting with them and sharing stories. She also loved to knit and cook.
However, she was most proud of her family, especially her grandchildren and
loved spending time with them.

Mrs. Johndrow is survived by her son and
daughter-in-law, Michael and Jacqueline Johndrow of Warwick, NY; her grandson
Anthony Phillip and wife Elizabeth Inghram- Johndrow of Brooklyn and Nicole
Ardell Johndrow of Manhattan; her two brothers, James L. DuFlo of Lowville and
Thomas (Betty) DuFlo of Soft Maple; sister, Isabel Bush also of Soft Maple and
several nieces and nephews.

In addition to her husband, Clarke, Pauline
is predeceased by her brother Francis DuFlo.

Mrs. Johndrow was a devoted
member and communicant of St. Peter's Catholic Church where her funeral mass
will be celebrated on Saturday, July 7, 2012, at 10:00 a.m. with Rev.
Christopher Carrara, pastor officiating. Burial will follow at St. Stephen's
Cemetery in Croghan.

Family and friends may call at the Sundquist
Funeral Home on Friday, July 6th from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Memorials in Pauline's
name may be made to the American Cancer Society.

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