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Jennifer Joy Nortz
January 27, 1978 - August 30, 2017

LOWVILLE – Jennifer Joy Nortz, 39, passed away on Wednesday, August 31, 2017, at Upstate Medical University.

Jennifer was born on January 27, 1978, in Lowville to Henry and Cynthia Edick Nortz and graduated from Lowville Academy and Central School in 1996.  She, also, attended Jefferson Community College.  Previously, she had worked as a recreational aide for the Disabled Person Action Organization in Watertown.

An animal fancier, Jennifer, especially, loved cats.  Indeed, while living in Arkansas, she often volunteered at animal rescue sites.  An illustrious supporter of Countryside Veterinary Clinic in Lowville, she, also, avidly supported the Dallas Cowboys.

Surviving are her parents; her sister, Kristina Woods, and her husband, Keith; her favorite nephews, Tyler and Ryan Brown; her paternal grandparents, Thomas and Lucy Nortz, and her maternal grandparents, Donald and June Edick; as well as aunts, uncles, and cousins, and her beloved cat, “Baby.”  She is predeceased by her aunt, Bonnie L. Cobb.

Funeral services will be held on Monday, September 4, 2017, at 11:00 A.M. at the Sundquist Funeral Home with Rev. David Herrmann, Pastor of the United Methodist Church, officiating.  A private burial will follow.  There will be no calling hours.  Memorial donations may be made in Jennifer’s name to:  the Lewis County Humane Society, P.O. Box 682, Lowville, New York 13367 or Caring for Cats Foundation, P.O. Box 72, Three Mile Bay, New York 13693.

Sundquist Funeral Home, Lowville, New York, 2017

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