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SOUTH DAYTON:  Lorna E. Kerr, 86, of Main Street, South Dayton, passed away Thursday, November 25th, 2021 at her residence. She was born in the Town of Pomfret, on September 1, 1935, the daughter of the late Walter and Blanche (Grantier) Scheskey.

  Lorna was a graduate of Forestville Central School, Class of 1954.  After the passing of her mother at a young age, she was raised by Gifford & Anna Clement. For many years, she wrapped meat for Kerr’s Custom Butchering, South Dayton.  Lorna was a member of South Dayton United Methodist Church and the Forestville Order of Eastern Star Chapter #245.  She enjoyed spending time with her grandchildren and also enjoyed sending out special occasion cards to her church family & friends.

  Survivors include Carl Kerr, three daughters, Sue (Mike) McCadams, of McKenzie, TN; Jay Lee (Joe) Robinson, of Forestville; Julie (Steve Foster) Kerr, of South Dayton; two sons Ricky Kerr, of South Dayton; Scott (Heather) Kerr, of South Dayton; and a sister, Alice Scheskey, of Gowanda.  Also surviving are twelve grandchildren; Melody, Cheryl & Jeremy Kerr, Stephanie McCadams Smith & Megan McCadams, Andrew & Tiffany Kerr, Derek, Dylan & Deven Robinson, Ryan & Robbie Clutter and eleven great grandchildren.  Besides her parents she was predeceased by a grandson Steven Kerr and by three sisters Betty Scheskey, Lila Libby, Viola Offhaus and her best friend Ellie Mae Saye.

  Friends are welcome to call at the South Dayton United Methodist Church, 328 Pine Street, South Dayton on Thursday, December 2nd from 1-3 PM from where a Celebration of Life will be held at 3 o’clock, with Rev. Wes Tessey and Rev. Carol Dill officiating.

  The family suggests memorial donations may be made either to the South Dayton United Methodist Church, 328 Pine Street, PO Box 272, South Dayton, NY 14138 or to the Charity of one’s choice.

  Arrangements are by Riles & Woolley Funeral Home, Forestville.  To post condolences or memories go to


3 Comments on Obituary Notice – Lorna E. Kerr

  1. Anne Sauberan Elliott says:

    I am sorry for your loss Kerr family!!
    May God comfort you at this time

  2. Amy Crandall says:

    Jay and family, my heart breaks for you all. She will be missed,her smile would light up any room. She was a wonderful person. Thoughts and prayers with you all! Sorry for your loss! God bless 🙏

  3. Deborah & James Mayers says:

    So sorry for your loss. Lorna was sweet and wonderful person. Always had a smile. She will be missed. Our prayers and thoughts are with you

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