Lydia Marie Vale Pendorf


Lydia Marie Vale Pendorf, 91, of Blossvale, passed away on Friday, April 29, 2022. She was born April 7, 1931, in Hannibal, N.Y., the daughter of Edward and Winnifred Vale. Marie graduated from Camden High School and married her high school sweetheart, Kermit C. Pendorf on August 26,1949.

Marie was a homemaker and an active member of the New London Methodist Church, the WSCS and was a Girl Scout Brownie Troop leader for the New London Chapter. She loved flower gardening and her birds.

She is survived by her daughter, Arlinda, son, Douglas and granddaughter, Ashley; a stepsister, Barbara (Terry) Burdick; a brother-in-law, Allen Salisbury; along with many nieces, nephews and cousins. Marie was predeceased by her husband of 63 years, Kermit, who passed away on November 4, 2012; a son, Kermit Jr. who passed in 1971 and a sister, Loretta Richter.

Per Marie’s wishes there will be no calling hours. A private service will be held at a future date.

The family wishes to thank the entire staff at Betsy Ross Nursing Home, for the wonderful care they provided to their mother.

Memorial contributions may be made to The Betsy Ross Nursing Home Activities Fund 1 Elsie Street, Rome N.Y. 13440.

Arrangements by Strong-Burns & Sprock Funeral Home, 7751 Merrick Road, Rome.