Patricia V. Pomerville, 83, of Star Lake

Patricia V. Pomerville, 83, of Star Lake, died February 18, 2022 in the care of her family.(Source: Funeral Home)

STAR LAKE, New York (WWNY) – Patricia V. Pomerville, 83, of Star Lake, died on February 18, 2022 in the care of her family.

Calling hours will be at the French Family Funeral Home, Star Lake on Thursday, February 24, 2022 from 1 to 3 p.m. His funeral will follow immediately at 3:00 p.m. at the funeral home with Pastor Roger Benjamin officiating. Interment will be at Cranberry Lake Cemetery in the spring. Condolences can be shared online at

Pat was born September 12, 1938 in Russell to the late Walter “Duck” and Vivian G. (Fuller) Guiles. She attended Clifton-Fine Central School, earned her GED, and completed her nursing aide training at St. Ann’s in Rochester. Pat married Donald C. Pomerville on July 10, 1987. He died on April 5, 2016. Previous marriages to Edward Drake, Sr. and Lawrence Senter ended in divorce. Ms Pomerville retired from Clifton-Fine Hospital. Her first job was at 16 when she left home to care for Chauncey Goodberry’s disabled wife.

Pat loved to travel, scrapbook, dance and go to the casino. She dabbled in oil painting, giving several gifts to her family who she enjoyed spending time with.

She is survived by a daughter and her husband, Kim and Darrell Cooper of Star Lake; a son and his wife, Daniel and Penny Drake of Michigan; stepchildren, Timothy and Beth Pomerville of Florida, Julie and Ricardo Werthmann of Wolcott; sister-in-law, Mary Dooley of Star Lake; and daughters-in-law, Cindy Drake and Rosie Pomerville of Star Lake.

She is also survived by 15 grandchildren, Patti Jo, Brandi, Amanda, Edward III, Hunter, Amanda, Heather, Brooke, Tanya, Nicholas, Stephanie, Steven, Jarrett, Aaron and Adam; 23 great-grandchildren; several nieces, nephews and cousins, as well as his many dear friends.

Pat predeceased her parents; her stepfather, Leon Forbes; husband, Donald Pomerville, one son, Edward Drake, Jr., stepson, Donny Pomerville, brothers and their wives, Lionel and Eudora Guiles, Gilbert and Martha Guiles, half-sister, Elva Rebar, half-brother, Daryl Forbes, and grandson, Michael Boshane Drake.

Donations in Pat’s memory may be made to Oswegatchie Baptist Church, Star Lake Rescue Squad or St. Lawrence Valley Hospice.

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