Hilton: Muriel "Mert" Davenport passed away on Tuesday, March 27, 2018. She was predeceased by her husbands, William Spillane and Richard Davenport; also her sister, Betty Elliott. She is survived by her children, MaryEllen (Rob) Newhart, Kathleen (Michael) Stalker, Maureen McCarthy, Eileen (Gary) Lalonde and Michael (Carrie) Davenport; her brother, John F. (Anne) Duggan; her 14 grandchildren, Robert W., Matthew J., Brendan J. (Vanessa), & Andrew J.(Brad) Newhart, Shawn (Denise) Stalker, Sarah (Gary) Catena, Brett (Katie), William (Amber) & Kevin (Ashley) McCarthy, Ryan S. (Alex), Aimee E. & Tyler G. (Sara) Lalonde, Garrett M. Davenport and Lindsay Wright; and her 10 great-grandchildren, Riley & Bailey Catena, Morgan & Quinn Stalker, Brody, Brook Lynn & Liam McCarthy, Emily Newhart, Hunter Lalonde and Noah Wright.
Friends may call on Monday, April 2nd from 4-7 p.m. at THOMAS E. BURGER FUNERAL HOME, INC., 735 East Avenue in Hilton. Mert's Funeral Mass will be Tuesday, April 3rd at 10:00 a.m. at St. Leo the Great Church in Hilton. Interment will be held in Holy Sepulchre Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, those wishing may contribute to the Hilton Fire Department, 120 Old Hojack Lane, HIlton, NY 14468 in her memory.