HAGUE — Laura S. Meade, 86, of Hague, passed away Saturday, July 27, 2013, at Heritage Commons Residential Healthcare of Ticonderoga.
Born March 7, 1927, in Cortland, N.Y., she was the daughter of the late John and Martha (Marshall) Sarvay.
Laura was a graduate of Crane School of Music in Potsdam, N.Y., where she was a major on trombone.
She was a resident of Hague for many years, and was the last music teacher for Hague Central School. She was also employed in the music department for South Glens Falls and Ballston Spa school districts. She also gave private lessons.
Mrs. Meade was the choir director for the New England Congregational Church, the music director for Hague Baptist Church, and organist for Grace Memorial Church at Sabbath Day Point.
She studied and documented wild flowers on Old Mine Road in Hague.
Mrs. Meade was a member of Carillon Garden Club, former president of High Peaks Audubon Club, and was a former Girl Scout Leader in Hague.
She was predeceased by her husband, Robert Meade. She was also predeceased by her friend and longtime companion, Elton Rising.
Survivors include two sons, Marshall Meade of Norwalk, Conn., and Michael Meade of Mahopac, N.Y.; one brother, Merton Sarvay of Cortland, N.Y.; four grandchildren, Robert Meade, Philip Meade, Matthew Meade and Elizabeth Meade; and many nieces and nephews.
Relatives and friends may meet and greet Laura’s family from 1 to 2:30 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 10, at Heritage Commons Residential Healthcare Library.
A memorial service will take place at 1 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 11, 2013, at Helen Hughes Memorial Chapel of Silver Bay. The Rev. Bruce Tamlyn will officiate.
Arrangements are under direction of Wilcox & Regan Funeral Home of Ticonderoga.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to the Audubon Club or the Iraq/Afghanistan Veterans Association (IAVA).