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Lois C. Bannister “Loie”

April 10, 2023

Lois C. Bannister “Loie”, 94, of Clayton passed away April 10, 2023 surrounded by her family at her home. 

The daughter of the late Morris and Alma (Percy) Cornwell, Loie and her older twin sister Doris were born at their family homestead on September 8, 1928.

She married Ed Bannister on July 3, 1953. Ed was called to the Lord on April 4, 1991.  

Loie is survived by one son, Jeff (Tricia) Bannister, Clayton; her grandchildren, Jordan, Kelsey, Tommy, and great granddaughters, Austyn and Amelia. She is also survived by Doris (Dodie) and her husband Harold (Hal) Wiley, Cape Vincent; and numerous nieces, nephews and lifelong friends.

At her request, a private ceremony and burial at St. Lawrence Cemetery will be held at her family’s convenience. Arrangements are entrusted with Cummings Funeral Service, Inc., Clayton. Online condolences to Loie's family may be posted at www.cummingsfuneral.com

In lieu of flowers, donations in her name, may be made to the T. I. Youth Hockey Association, P. O. Box 278, Clayton, NY 13624 or to River Hospital, 4 Fuller St., Alexandria Bay, NY 13607.


#6 Sue Streets 2023-04-26 19:11
Am so going to miss her. So sweet. Condolences to the family and to Josie her "eyes" in later life. Please take care and remember her gentle spirit.
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#5 Bonnie Andrews 2023-04-20 12:05
I worked at SMC with Loie for many years. She was so kind and such a wonderful nurse.
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#4 Irene Orvis 2023-04-19 20:07
Many years ago I worked with Loie at HGS. She was an outstanding nurse and a pleasure to work with and be friends with throughout all the years since. She she Rest In Peace. Condolences to all her family.
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#3 Cindy Cook 2023-04-19 14:20
My Mom ( Barb Milton) and Lois worked together many years on 2 East at HGS. She was such a wonderful nurse and was so kind. My Mom thought the world of Lois.
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#2 ANDREW BAZINET 2023-04-18 20:37
My deepest sympathies to the Bannister Family. She was such a wonderful person and a great Hockey Mom.
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#1 Gigi Swem 2023-04-17 21:24
Years ago I worked with Lois at the Good Samaritan and she was the kindest and most helpful nurse.
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