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Alonna Willette

June 11, 1952 — March 10, 2018

Alonna Lee (Oliver) Willette, age 65, of Bloomingdale, died Saturday, March 10, 2018 at her daughters home in Bloomingdale following a short illness.

Born in Saranac Lake, New York on June 11, 1952, she was the daughter of Donald and Cynthia (Begor)

Oliver. Alonna, married Gerryl Philip Willette on November 27, 1971. He predeceased her March 14, 2016.

Alonna was a lifelong resident of the area living in Gabriels and Bloomingdale. She attended and graduated from Saranac Lake High School and later worked at the Adirondack Medical Center for 30 years. She enjoyed golf, reading, crochet, coloring, traveling to Texas and spending all her free time with her grandchildren. She especially loved her dog Malloy.

She is survived by two daughters Jennifer Coolidge of Killeen, TX and Stefanee Niederbuhl of Bloomingdale, 5 grandchildren Jarred and Makensee Coolidge of Texas, and Zachary, Alexis and Raiana Baumann of Bloomingdale, her father and mother Donald and Cynthia Oliver of Franklin Falls, six sisters Nancy (Sheridan) Swinyer of Bloomingdale, Cindy (Donny) Amell of Bloomingdale, Sharalon (Bob) Snickles of Bloomingdale, Judy (Tim) Heath of Saranac Lake, Robin Shanty of Gabriels and Kimberly (Kevin) Woodruff of Vermontville and many nieces and nephews.

She was predeceased by one brother Roger Gene Oliver and one sister Diane Oliver, one son-in-law Shawn Coolidge and one brother-in-law Jamie Shanty.

Funeral arrangements are in care of the Fortune-Keough Funeral Home in Saranac Lake. There will be no calling hours. Funeral services will take place at the convenience of the family at a later date.

Friends wishing to remember Alonna Lee Willette may make memorial contributions to Adirondack Medical Center Oncology Department in care of the funeral home. Family and friends can also share their memories and sign the online guestbook at
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