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“I loved sarah very much... I worked for her at The Earring Tree from 1992 to 1995. She loved me unconditionally and without judgement. I stayed in...Read More »
1 of 9 | Posted by: Leslie St Germain - Weirsdale, FL

“May God hold you all in his loving hands until your pain passes and memories of your times together fill your hearts with love and laughter. ”
2 of 9 | Posted by: Janet Froehlich - Tucson, AZ

“Roy, Becky, Penny, our thoughts and prayers are with you as you go through this difficult time. It is hard for us who are left behind, but your Mom...Read More »
3 of 9 | Posted by: Ken & Marian Jones - Hudson, FL

“TO THE FAMILY OF SARAH, I HAVEN'T SEEN HER FOR A LONG TIME BUT I REMEMBER HER WHEN I WAS VICE-REGENT.OF THE SCHO.CO NSDAR AT LASAELL HALL IN...Read More »
4 of 9 | Posted by: JANICE CATHERINE (ALESSI) LAWYER - NY

“Sarah was such a good person,i liked her very much. she was a good listener and helped me through a difficult time . she had a strong faith in God...Read More »
5 of 9 | Posted by: Ronald Wilson - Cobleskill, NY

“All my thoughts and prayers are will the entire family. May you know that everyone has you in our hearts. ”
6 of 9 | Posted by: Kimberly wolf - central bridge, NY

“Roz, Roy and family, We were so sorry to hear of your loss. You are in our prayers and thoughts. God bless you all.. Nancy ”
7 of 9 | Posted by: Nancy Nadeau - cohoes, NY

“Roy, Rosalind and Family, Our sincerest condolences to you and your family. Prayers for all of you. If there's anything at all that we can do, we...Read More »
8 of 9 | Posted by: Anne Tremblay - Troy, NY - Friend

“Roy, Ros and family. My prayers are with you during this difficult time... ”
9 of 9 | Posted by: Geoffrey Holodook - Albany, NY


Howes Cave - Sarah Loretta Compton, 77, of Caverns Road, died Wednesday, June 26, 2013 at her residence with her loving family by her side, following a long illness.

Born July 19, 1935 in Greenville, NY (Orange County), she was a daughter of Howard Robert and Mabel "Esther" (Gumaer) Lewis.

Sarah and her husband moved to the Cobleskill area in 1966 and she was most recently employed at The Everything Shoppe in Cobleskill as store manager for several years. Sarah was a member of the D.A.R. Christian Brown Chapter.

Survivors include her husband, Roy P. Compton, whom she married November 13, 1954; her children: Roy I. (Rosalind) Compton of Delanson, Theodore M. (Brenda) Compton of Howes Cave, Penelope M. (James) Brundage of Bixby, OK, and Rebecca E. (John) Butler of Cobleskill, William B. (Diane) Storms of Port Jervis; her sister: Rosemary (Doug) Marcolina of Middletown; brother: John (Nancy) Lewis of Ocala, FL; fifteen grandchildren and twenty great-grandchildren.

A funeral service will be held at 10:00 AM on Saturday, June 29, 2013 at Mereness-Putnam Funeral Home, 171 Elm St., Cobleskill with Pastor Richard Owens of the Pilgrim Holiness Church in Middleburgh officiating. Family and friends are also invited for a period of visitation to be held at the funeral home prior to the service on Saturday from 9AM to 10 AM. The committal service will be held at 2:00 PM on Saturday at the Rural Valley Cemetery, Cuddebackville, NY.