Lyndsay E. Pryor-Shenkle 04/17/2024


Lyndsay Erin Pryor-Shenkle


Lyndsay Erin Shenkle passed away at Canton Potsdam Hospital on Wednesday, April 17.   She was 43 years old.  Lyndsay was born in Albany, NY on December 12, 1980. Her family moved to Lowville, NY in 1988 and she graduated from Lowville Academy in 1998.  She then attended the School of the Museum of Fine Arts (SMFA) in Boston where she received a Studio Art diploma.  Lyndsay was a kind and generous person who always placed the needs of others above herself.  She loved to read, especially murder mysteries, and to paint and draw. She also loved making people laugh and preferred the company of others to being alone.  Besides her mother and stepfather, James O’Neill, she is survived by two brothers, David Shenkle of Watertown and Erik Shenkle of Houston, Texas along with his wife, Jasmin and his son, Jacob.  She was predeceased by her father, Gary L. Shenkle, DDS.  In accordance with her wishes, there are no public services planned but her family will have a celebration of her life later. Lyndsay’s family would like to thank the doctors and nurses at Canton Potsdam Hospital for their care and compassion during this difficult time. In lieu of flowers contributions can be made to the St. Lawrence County Historical Association, 3 Main Street, Canton, New York, 13617.  




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  1. I am so sorry to hear this . I met Lyndsay 3 years ago, she helped me so much during a difficult in my life. She was a wonderful kind person. So sorry for her family’s loss.

  2. I’m so sorry to hear this news. Lyndsay helped me with a difficult time in my life. She answered phone late at night to help me with the loss of my daughter. She was a wonderful, kind, sweet woman. So sorry for her family’s loss.

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