March 5, 2018
Atheda M. Calhoun, 78, lifetime resident of Alexandria Bay, died Monday, March 5th at Samaritan Summit Village where she had resided since the fall of 2015.
Atheda was born in Alexandria Bay on February 27th 1940, the daughter of Kenneth and Ruby Savage Davis. She graduated from Alexandria Bay High School. She worked for many years as a cashier at Small’s Gas Station on Wellesley Island.
A marriage to Rhoderick Calhoun ended in divorce.
She was an avid bowler and enjoyed reading, knitting and watching her grandchildren play sports.
Atheda is survived by two sons, Matthew Calhoun, Theresa, NY, and Mark (Rosie) Calhoun, Alexandria Bay; two daughters, Cindy Pledger, Alexandria Bay, and Leanne (David) Piddock, Monroe, NC; nine grandchildren, nine great-grandchildren; her brother Leon (Barb) Davis; and her sister Sue (Karl) Felder, Oklahoma. She is pre-deceased by her brothers Kermit, Keith, and Erick Davis, and her sister Ferne Bogenschutz.
Per Atheda’s wishes, there will be no services.