Funeral services for Diane Fowler, age 71, of Fishers Landing, NY will be held on Thursday, April 7, 2016 at 1:00 PM at Costello Funeral Services, Alexandria Bay with Pastor Donald Bryant officiating. Burial will be in Riverside Cemetery in Vestal, NY. There will be no public calling hours. Mrs. Fowler passed away on Saturday, April 2, 2016 at Samaritan Medical Center in Watertown where she had been a patient since March 13.
Mrs. Fowler is survived by her husband, Loren; one daughter, Loralyn Garner of Endicott, NY; two sons, Tyron of Los Angelos, CA and Matthew of Fishers Landing; four grandchildren, Chris, Aubrey, Morgan and Brittany; and several nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by two sons, Robert James in 1997 and Michael John in 1994; and one brother, James Keech.
Mrs. Fowler was born on October 22, 1945 in Johnson City, NY, the daughter of James G. and Rosa B. Queiser Keech. She graduated from Vestal High School and Robert Packer School of Nursing in Sayre, PA where she received her RN license. She first worked for Willow Point Nursing Home in Vestal, PA for over 20 years. She and her husband moved to Fishers Landing. She retired from River Hospital where she worked for 15 years in the Skilled Nursing Unit due to ill health.
Donations may be made in Diane’s name to the American Stroke Foundation or the the Community Betterment Foundation of Alexandria Bay.