A memorial service for Betty J. Lanterman, 88, widow of Jerry Lanterman, will be held Saturday, September 11, at 2pm, at the Costello Funeral Home, Alexandria Bay.
February 13, 2021
Alexandria Bay, NY – Betty J. Lanterman, 88, or formerly of Carnegie Bay Road, passed away early Saturday morning in Lyons, NY.
She was born October 7, 1932 in Syracuse, NY, daughter of Frank and Irene Orton Houghton. She graduated from Alexandria Bay High School.
She married W. Gerald Lanterman on February 23, 1962, in Hendrick’s Chapel at Syracuse University. She and her husband “Jerry” owned and operated Lanterman’s Channel View Cottages, on Carnegie Bay Road, for many years. Mr. Lanterman passed away on November 5, 2003.
Betty also worked as an assembler in the heavy military division of General Electric, in Syracuse and later as the ac]vi]es director for E.J. Noble Hospital, in Alexandria Bay.
She was a member of the Order of the Eastern Star, the Alexandria Bay Baptist Church and the E.J. Noble Hospital Auxiliary. After moving to Canandaigua, NY, she became an active member of the Manchester United Methodist Church in Manchester NY.
She is survived by three sons, Thomas R., of Windsor Locks, CT, Timothy H., of DeWitt, NY and William G. III, of Clifton Springs, NY, Timothy, Maya, Jade and Sunny, grandchildren, Josephine Castle, Jackson Castle and Lillian Tarala, great-grandchildren.
Due to current restrictions and an interest in the safety of loved ones, a decision has been made to postpone a memorial gathering until conditions improve.