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Leona Agnes Perry Aird

Leona Agnes Perry Aird, age 91, of Wells, NY, passed away peacefully on April 28, 2021, at the Mountain Valley Hospice House in Gloversville.

Leona was born on January 29, 1930, to Leon and Agnes (Conway) Perry. A lifetime resident of Wells, she graduated from Wells Central School in 1947. On September 3, 1950, Leona married William P. Aird of Lake Pleasant and had four children.

Leona was a member of many organizations over her 91 years. Some include being a lifetime member of the Wells Methodist Church and a longtime member of the Wells Historical Society. She also served as the Town Historian for many years, a position inherited from her mother. Leona will best be remembered for her 33 years of service at Wells Central School, where she was employed as a secretary and then as district treasurer. She knew the name of every kid that walked through the door and they all knew her as “L.A.”

Survivors include her two daughters, Dale Aird (Dale Earley) of Wells, and Denise (Tom) Hamilton of Montauk, NY; and her son, Darryl Aird (Marina Kranjcec) of Wells. Leona also had five grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.

Leona was predeceased by her husband of 37 years, William P. Aird; son, Billy J. Aird; and brother, Robert Perry.

There will be no calling hours or funeral service at this time. A private family only service will be held in the future. In lieu of flowers, a donation may be made in Leona’s name to the Wells Vol. Ambulance Corps and/or St. Jude Children’s Hospital. Arrangements are under the direction and care of the Northville Funeral Home. Condolences may be made to the family online at www.northvillefuneralservice.com.