10/05/2013 – Eileen F. Baltz, Omar

10/05/2013 – Eileen F. Baltz, Omar

The funeral for Mrs. Eileen F. Baltz, age 83, will be Tuesday at 11am at the Omar Methodist Church with Donna Fitchette officiating. Burial will be in Omar Cemetery. Calling hours will be Monday (today) from 2-4 and 7-9.

Eileen died Friday at Upstate Medical University on what would have been her 66th wedding anniversary.

Eileen was born October 18, 1929, in Theresa NY, the daughter of Lawrence and Adeline Gloor Garceau. She graduated from rural schools.

On October 4, 1947, she married Harold Baltz, at the Theresa Methodist Church. Mr. Baltz February 5, 1998 at age 73.

She worked for a time at a knitting mill in Clayton and she worked as a waitress at various restaurants in Theresa and the 1000 Islands area. She then assisted her husband in the operation of their farm.

Eileen was a member of the Omar Methodist Church.

She enjoyed baking and going on bus trips with her son Richard.

Surviving are three sons, Richard and David (Barbara) both of Omar and Mark (Diane) of Clayton; six grandchildren; five great grandchildren; two brothers, Lawrence Jr. of Ogdensburg and John (Millie) of Omar; nieces and nephews.

One Joseph, as well as five sisters, Mary Davis, Grace Garceau, Elsie Jones, Gloria Garceau and Bertha Brown, died before her.

Donations can be made to the Omar United Methodist Church or the Fishers Landing Fire Department.




  2. Debbie Corley Posted

    Mark and Timmy — So sorry for your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family at this time. May good memories help you through this difficult time.

  3. Scott and Christa Foster Posted

    We were so sorry to hear about Eileen’s passing. We met Eileen at the Omar-Fishers Landing United Methodist Church where as the Sunshine Lady she put smiles on all our faces. We loved her hugs and she will be sorely missed by all. Eileen is at peace now with our Lord. Our condolences to her family. Our prayers are with you.

  4. Jon and Janet Burrows Posted

    To the Baltz family, friends and those who knew and were lucky enough to see Eileen smile, she made us happier to know and be with her. If only this world had more beautiful people like Eileen. Prayers to those all.

  5. Steve and Beth Yazell Posted

    Mark and family-

    We are very sorry for your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with you.

  6. Charles ND Kelly Garceau Jennings/ Britney, Rebecca, Sarah Posted

    Wish you all love thought and prayers. Wish could be there with you all.

  7. Jayme Spearnock Posted

    David, Richard, and Mark,
    Your Mom was a wonderful lady, and will be missed! She always had a smile, and a positive word. She loved her family, and was so proud of her sons and Grandchildren. She was so warm hearted! I will personally miss her, she was a good friend! She always spoke so fondly of Harold, I know she’s with him now.
    Thinking of you all with deepest sympathy….Jayme

  8. Carol Bolio Posted

    Our sincerest condolences to the family of Eileen Baltz. May she rest in the arms of our Lord and find peace and comfort . Amen.

  9. Patty Brayen Posted

    To Mark, Diane, and all Eileen’s family:

    My deepest sympathy on your loss. I remember Eileen from many years ago; she was a warm, caring, and generous woman; one of the first to arrive at my family’s house after our mother passed away. She is with her husband now — may she rest in peace. My thoughts and prayers are with all of you.

  10. Randy and Cheri Shaw Posted

    Mark and family,
    We are so sorry to hear of your loss.
    Our thoughts and prayers are with you.

  11. Christiane Langer-Rowlee Posted

    To the Baltz Family,
    My sincere condolences to all of you! Please know that Eileen will always have a special place in my heart as my dear neighbor and kind friend. More so, to me she was my ”American Grandmother”. May she rest in Peace.
    With love and caring thoughts,

  12. Stephen Link Posted

    I am very sorry to of your loss.She will be missed very much.May God be with you in our prayers.

  13. Ada McCracken Bartlett Posted

    It seems like just yesterday that we were kids coming down to see Grandma and Aunt Ruby, your Grandma. We would stop at the farm and see your Mom and Dad and you guys. In my mind and heart it was only yesterday but in fact that was almost a half a century ago. The last time I stopped you boys were outside of the barn and I stopped. I said you probably didn’t remember me, but you did. So did your Mom. I sat and talked with her and had lunch with her and Richard. I am so sorry for your loss. She has now returned home and is with your Dad once more.
    Your cousin, Ada

  14. Deborah Jo Cox Posted

    David, Mark , Richard, spouses, grandchildren and brothers,

    To all my relatives we will miss Aunt Eileen and her generosity. She loved everybody and was a wonderful Aunt. It takes awhile to get over grief but it does subside. We all have beautiful memories of our times together. May she rest in God’s love and peace.
    Deborah Jo Cox, niece

  15. Shawn & Vickie Cummings Posted

    Dear Diane, Mark , Amanda, Kevin and the rest of the family,
    The last memory I have of Eileen is seeing her last Tuesday @ kinney’s. Diane, you have been a stronghold for so many in your family, don’t ever forget that. Many condolences to you all, especially Mark; a mother will be missed always.

    Much love to you all,
    Vickie Cummings

  16. Ken and Marylou Ferris Posted

    Eileen was a lovely lady. She will certainly be missed at the Omar Methodist Church. She was very committed to her duties as “Sunshine Lady” for the church, and she always did a wonderful job with the cards because she did it with love.

    Our prayers go out to her family,
    Ken and Marylou Ferris

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