ILION – Jennie L. Comes, age 95, of Fowler Place, Ilion, passed away peacefully, on Friday, May 12, 2023, at Faxton-St. Luke’s Healthcare, New Hartford. She was born on January 13, 1928, in Cooperstown, NY, the daughter of John and Ida (Drew) Bala and attended Ilion High School. Jennie was employed at General Electric Co., in Utica, for 15 years. She later worked at CONMED, in Utica. Surviving family members include her daughter, Dawn Harris and her husband, Thomas, of Sunrise Beach, MO; her sons, David Comes and his wife, Lorraine, of Mohawk and Donald Comes, of Ilion; 12 grandchildren; 36 great-grandchildren; 6 great-great granddaughters; and several nieces, nephews and cousins. She was predeceased by her sisters, Irene Peak, Shirley Kruz and Ethel Capece; her brothers, Jack, James and Harold Bala; and her daughter-in-law, Cheryl Comes. Funeral Services will be held 2:00 p.m., Sunday, May 21, 2023, at the Applegate-Day & Enea Family Funeral Home’s original location, at 102 West St., Ilion, NY. Visitation will be held Sunday, from 1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m., at the funeral home, prior to the Funeral Services. Anyone wishing to share a memory of Jennie, or add to her online memorial, may go to www.applegateandday.com In lieu of flowers, as an expression of sympathy, memorial contributions may be made to the Herkimer County Humane Society, 514 State Rte 5S, Mohawk, NY 13407, or the Ilion Ambulance Fund, Central Fire Station, Ilion, NY 13357. Envelopes will also be available at the funeral home. Jennie’s service arrangements and supervision are entrusted to her Family Funeral Director and friend, Don Applegate.