Ilion Alumni Pharmacist
November 2020By Aileen Carney Sweeney
Warren Lennox - IHS 1958 - Pharmacist
Warren Lennox graduated from Ilion High School and 1958 and graduated from the Albany College of Pharmacy in 1962. He was featured on this alumni site in September 2020 where his life accomplishments were detailed. Warren's daughter, Dana Marie Lennox - IHS 1982, also graduated from the Albany College of Pharmacy in 1987.
August 2020 - Warren Lennox Obituary
Warren T. Lennox, IHS 1958, 80 of Ilion, passed away on Wednesday August 12, 2020 at Strong Memorial Hospital in Rochester, with his loving wife by his side. Warren was born on July 12, 1940 in Utica, the son of the late William and Elizabeth (Robertson) Lennox. Warren was a 1958 graduate of Ilion Schools and a 1962 graduate of Albany College of Pharmacy. On December 18, 1982, he married the former Sharon Stevenson in Ilion. In 1963, at the age of 22, he bought Horton's Drug Store in Ilion and merged with Mulvey's Pharmacy in 1969. In 1971, his brother Bill joined him to form Lennox Brothers Pharmacy in Ilion. Warren retired from the business in 2009. He was director of Mohawk Valley Savings and Loan, and a 25-year member of the Ilion Board of Education, serving as president for 20 years. He was a 50 plus year member and treasurer of the Armory Hill Cemetery, an elder and treasurer of the First Presbyterian Church in Ilion and a member of the Ilion Elks Lodge for over 50 years. Warren was an avid golfer and sports fan, always supporting his favorite teams, The New York Giants and Rangers, the Atlanta Braves and Syracuse University. Warren is survived by his loving wife Sharon; two daughters Dana Lennox-Tate of Greenville SC, Kristin Lennox-Fahey of Ilion; a stepson Steve Billings and his wife Amy of Dolgeville; two brothers David and his wife Patricia of Erie PA and William and Barbara of Ilion; five grandchildren Joshua and his wife Meghan Appley, Karlee Tate, Michael Fahey, Joseph Tate and Ainsley Billings. He also leaves his many close golf and poker buddies. He was predeceased by a brother Rodney. Funeral services for Warren are private. Friends and family may call on Wednesday August 19, 2020 from 3-6 pm at the Whiter-Hendrix Funeral Home Inc. 100 Otsego St. in Ilion. A graveside service open to friends and family will be held on Thursday August 20, 2020 at 11 am at the Armory Hill Cemetery in Ilion. In lieu of flowers, please consider a memorial donation to either the Armory Hill Cemetery, c/o 4 Sunset Ave Ilion, NY 13357 or the First Presbyterian Church, 90 Morgan St. in Ilion. Envelopes will be available at the funeral home. Face coverings are required for entry into the funeral home. To send an online condolence please go to www.whiter-hendrix.com. (August 15, 2020)
Albany College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences - Yearbook 1960 - page 21 - Warren Lennox Sophmore
William Lennox - IHS 1964 - Pharmacist
William Lennox was born, in 1946, the fourth son of William and Elizabeth (Robertson) Lennox. The family made their home at 203 Second Street, Ilion. Bill's father, William Lennox, was a Remington Arms process engineer and a 1927 graduate of Ilion High School. Bill's dad died at the family home on September 30, 1950. Bill was only 4 years old when is dad died.
Bill graduated from Ilion High School in 1964 and graduated from the Massachusetts College of Pharmacy. He married Judy Grescheck of Mohawk, NY, in August 1968 and they had two sons, Michael and William. The couple returned to Ilion in 1971 and he became a partner in Lennox Brothers, Pharmacy. He and his brother Warren operated the pharmacy for 36 years. Bill served on the board of the YMCA, he was past president of AYSO, past president of the Ilion Central School Foundation, past president of the Ilion Community Club. In 2013, was elected to serve on the merged Ilion-Mohawk, now Central Valley Central School District Board. He received the most votes of the 7 candidates that were selected. Bill received 1,087 votes. He was Ilion weightlifting coach for 13 years, a member of the Ilion Elks and member of the MV Firebirds flying club. He was also a a partner in the Lennox/Day Construction Co. for 22 years. Bill and his wife, the former Barb Wren, are enjoying retirement at their Hidden Pond Road residence in Ilion.
Wins Citation In Scholarship December 9, 1966 - Herkimer NY Evening Telegram 1966 03258.pdf - fultonhistory.com
Dana Marie Lennox - IHS 1982 - Pharmacist
Dana Lennox was born January 9, 1965. Dana Lennox graduated from Ilion High School in 1982 and from the Albany College of Pharmacy in 1987. She was elected to Who's Who Among Students in American Universities and Colleges. She is the daughter of Warren Lennox and Judith (Mack) Lennox. While Dana was growing up in Ilion, the Lennox family resided at 252 S. Fourth Avenue Ilion. Dana has one sister, Kristin Lennox-Fahey of Ilion. Dana Lennox-Tate has resided in Greenville SC. since she graduated from college. She has a daughter, Karlee, and a Joseph. She is Director of Pharmacy Services at New Horizon Family Health Services, Inc.
Albany College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences - Commencement 1987 - page 3 - Dana Marie Lennox
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