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Gwendolyn "Peanut" Holder

d. October 21, 2019

Gwendolyn "Peanut" Holder

October 18, 2019

LaFargeville, NY – Gwendolyn F. “Peanut” Holder, 78, longtime resident of LaFargeville, passed away Friday evening in Syracuse.

She was born July 16, 1941 in Carthage, NY, daughter of Glenn and Vivian Newvine Beerman. She graduated from LaFargeville Central High School. She married Miles Holder on June 30, 1962. Mr. Holder predeceased her.

She enjoyed knitting, playing bingo and was an avid NASCAR fan.

She is survived by her son, Mark (Holley) Holder, Redwood, a sister Vivian (John) Robbins, LaFargeville, two brothers, Edward (Tammy) Beerman, Clayton and Glenn “Buck” (Joyce) Beerman, LaFargeville, two grandchildren and one great grandson. Her cat Gidget was her buddy and best friend.

She was predeceased by her son, Paul, in 1992 and her sister, Frances Strader.

A celebration of life gathering will be held Saturday, November 3rd, at the LaFargeville American Legion, from noon until 4 pm.  Burial will be in Grove Cemetery, LaFargeville, in the spring.

Memorial donations can be made to the Rheumatoid Arthritis Foundation, at

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