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6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Thursday, January 10, 2019
Johnson Funeral Home
237 William Street
Dexter, New York, United States
(315) 639-6257


10:00 am - 10:45 am
Friday, January 11, 2019
St. Pauls Episcopal
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Brownville, New York, United States

Obituary of Mary I. Hoselton

Mary I. Hoselton, 101 of Brownville passed away Monday evening at Samaritan Keep Home, Watertown.


Mary was born January 26, 1917 at home in Limerick, NY the daughter of William and Lillian Munson Johns.  She attended Limerick Elementary School and graduated from Dexter High School in 1934.


Mary married Gordon S. Hoselton Sr. on August 26, 1946 at the Dexter Presbyterian Church.  The couple lived in Brownville where Mary worked as a hairdresser from 1934 and went to a hair studio in 1954 and operated a Hairdressing Shop from her home in 1958, she later worked in the cafeteria at General Brown.  She was also a well known seamstress in the village of Brownville.



She is survived by three grandchildren: Eric and Danelle Hoselton of Watertown, John and Nicole Hoselton of Dexter, Kerri Hoselton of Watertown.  She also has five grandchildren: Cooper, Kael, Adrian and Irelynn. She also has one nephew Eric Peterson of Florida.


She was predeceased by her husband Gordon Hoselton Sr. on May 13, 1968, her son W. John Hoselton on August 29, 2016 and Gordon Hoselton Jr. on June 24, 2018.  Her sister Phoebe Peterson predeceased her on December 16, 2008.


A funeral service will be held 10:00 am at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church of Brownville with Rev. Ninon Hutchinson officiating.  Burial will be in Brownville Cemetery in the spring.  Visitation will be Thursday from 6-8 PM at the Johnson Funeral Home, Dexter.  Donations may be made to St. Paul’s Church PO Box 146, Brownville, NY 13615. Online condolences may be made to

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