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Mrs. Doris Conte

September 17, 1930 — October 10, 2017

Mohawk/Ilion, NY-Mrs. Doris Conte, age 87, a longtime Mohawk resident, passed away peacefully early Tuesday morning, October 10, 2017 at Mohawk Valley Health Care Center. Doris was born on September 17, 1930 in the town of Warren, NY, daughter of the late Harris and Alice (Land) Irish.  She was united in marriage with Dominick Conte on March 15, 1952 in Mohawk at the United Methodist Church.  Mr. Conte passed away on Jan. 9, 2004 after 52 years of marriage.  Doris spent many years taking care of her home and family.  Mrs. Conte loved music and enjoyed reading.  She was a straight forward person who was also devout in her faith. Survivors include her family; a son, Raymond Conte and wife Lee Ann Sanborn of Minnetonka, MN; a daughter, Cheryl Conte Karpowich and husband Don of Ilion; grandchildren, Brian, Paul and Alexandra; a great grandson, Dominick who was named after his great grandfather; in laws, Frank Conte of TX, Mike and Joan Conte of Ilion, Margaret Consiglio of Rome; many nieces, nephews and special cousins including, Joyce Roberts and Beverly Liddle.  She was preceded in death by Sharon Richer who was like a daughter to her; a brother, Raymond Irish; several in laws and by a great grandson, Ethan. Relatives and friends are invited to Mrs. Conte's funeral service commencing at 6 pm on Thursday, October 26, 2017 at Daniel J. Enea Funeral and Cremation Care, 5860 State Route 5 (near St. Mary's Cemetery), between Herkimer and Little Falls, 315-508-5250.  Visitation will be held prior to the service from 4-6 pm at the Dan Enea's funeral home.  Burial will take place on Saturday, Nov. 4th at 11 am in Mohawk Cemetery, alongside her husband Dominick.  Memorial contributions in her name can be made to the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation and Muscular Dystrophy Association; envelopes are available at the funeral home.   The family would like to offer their gratitude to the staff at Mohawk Valley Health Care, specifically Connie Dygert and all who took wonderful care of Doris.  To offer online condolences or light an online candle, click to the left.
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