Hendersonville, NC, formerly of Livonia, NY – Lois B. Wingate, 79, was called to her heavenly home on Wednesday, September 29, 2010. She was born in Lakeville, NY March 29, 1931 the daughter of Harry and Agnes Beach. Lois married George Wingate in 1948. She is survived by three daughters; Sandra (Lance) Jischke of Livonia, Cheryl (Wayne) Pletcher of Mooresville, NC, and Barb (Mike) Koral of Hendersonville, NC. She was blessed with five grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren.
Lois graduated from Livonia High School, raised a family and owned a catering business, a beauty shop and a sewing business in Livonia before her retirement. In retirement, she and George split their time between homes in Plant City, FL and Cape Vincent, NY before settling in Hendersonville, NC near her two daughters. She was a member of the Fruitland United Methodist Church. Lois enjoyed singing in the church choir and the JOY singers, volunteering, sewing, crafts, baking and spending time with her friends and family. She was a very busy lady.
A memorial service was held in NC. At a future date, she will be buried by George’s side in Union Cemetery, Livonia. Memorials can be made to the Fruitland United Methodist Church, Hendersonville, NC or Serenity House (Comfort Care Home), Mooresville, NC. Local arrangements Kevin W. Dougherty Funeral Home, Inc., 21 Big Tree St., Routes 15 & 20A, Livonia. For further information or to send a condolence, please visit: www.doughertyfuneralhomes.com