November 16th, 2015
Lena M. Black, 68, of Clayton passed away peacefully Saturday, November 14, 2015, at Upstate Medical Center, Syracuse.
As per her wishes, there will be no calling hours or funeral service. Arrangements are entrusted with Cummings Funeral Service, Inc., Clayton.
Lena was born in Sweden on May 6, 1947, daughter of Ivar and Lempi (Ettelapaa) Torngren. On January 20, 1990 she married Robert E. Black, Sr. who passed away on July 31, 2013. She worked for Crowley Foods in LaFargeville for over 25 years.
Family was always Lena’s upmost priority in life. Her hobbies included gardening and tinkering with her husband as well as baking with her family. Lena was a beautiful woman from the inside out who touched many lives and will be deeply missed by all who were lucky enough to have known her.
She is survived by her two daughters and their husbands, Diane and Shawn Felt, Satellite Beach, FL and Christine and Jeff Cupernall, Clayton, NY; two stepchildren and their spouses, Roxanne and Gary Baumbach, W. Monroe and Robert and Amber Black, Jr., LaFargeville; five grandchildren, Jessica Cupernall, Gary Jr. and Bailey Baumbach, Cody and Lacey Black; her sister, Birgitta Hage, Stockholm, Sweden; and numerous nieces, nephews, and cousins.
Donations in her name may be made to T. I. E. R. S., PO Box 524, Clayton, NY 13624 or the medical association of your choice. Online condolences may be made at www.cummingsfuneral.com.