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Anna Germaine Trow

July 4, 1931 - July 8, 2015

CHAMPLAIN-Anna Germaine Trow, 84 of Plattsburgh passed away Wednesday, July 8, 2015 at the Meadowbrook Healthcare Facility in Plattsburgh. She was born July 4, 1931 in Champlain, the daughter of Gustave and Laura (Longtin) Filion. She married the love of her life, James Trow. They were married 58 years and were inseparable. She worked at the Champlain Telephone Company for 42 years as the...
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William C. Cole

September 18, 1943 - July 1, 2015

CHURUBUSCO-William C. Cole, 71 of Churubusco passed away unexpectedly Wednesday, July 1, 2015. He was born September 18, 1943 in Churubusco, the son of Clinton and Gertrude (Miner) Cole. He married Shirley Monette on May 13, 1973. William has a son, William Donald Cole of the Ryan Road in Churubusco; a grandson, Brian and his companion Stephanie Lafountain and a granddaughter, Kylie Cole. ...
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Virginia C. LeClair

March 12, 1932 - June 30, 2015

ELLENBURG DEPOT- Virginia C. LeClair, 83 of Ellenburg Depot passed away Tuesday, June 30, 2015 at her home surrounded by her loved ones. She was born March 12, 1932 in Altona, the daughter of Leo and Rose (Jackson) LaClair. She loved gambling and went to the casino often. She enjoyed her flower gardens. She was a wonderful, loving mother. She is predeceased by her parents; her husband,...
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Ramona M. Curry

September 13, 1931 - June 12, 2015

ELLENBURG CENTER-Ramona M. Curry, 83 of Ellenburg Center passed away Friday, June 12, 2015 at her home surrounded by her loving family. She was born September 13, 1931 in Ellenburg, the daughter of George and Gladys Gregory. She grew up in Ellenburg where she attended school until eighth grade. She then went to St. Joseph's Academy in Malone, graduating June 24, 1949. On June 26, 1950...
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Matthew Joseph Polniaszek

September 12, 1974 - May 11, 2015

Matthew Joseph Polniaszek, 40, of Champlain NY died unexpectedly at his home on Monday May 11, 2015. Matt was born in Rome, NY on September 12, 1974, the son of Joseph Polniaszek and stepmother Cindy Polniaszek, and Kathy (Fiegelist) Cambier and stepfather James Cambier. He is survived by his wife, Barbara (Pristera) Polniaszek, daughter Angelena and sons Patrick and Eric (and wife Sydney);...
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David James Clark

May 10, 2015

FORT BELVOIR, VA – Staff Sergeant David James Clark, 33, passed away Sunday, May 10, 2015 at Fort Belvoir Military Base in Virginia. He was born in Plattsburgh, NY, January 24, 1982 the son of the late Donna J. Castine. SSG Clark joined the United States Army on August 1, 2006. He served honorably at Coleman Barracks, Germany and 10th Mountain Division (Light Infantry), Fort Drum, New York as...
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Lorraine M. Oliver

December 24, 1949 - April 30, 2015

WILLSBORO-Lorraine M. Oliver, 65 of Willsboro passed away Thursday, April 30, 2015 at the CVPH Medical Center. She was born December 24, 1949 in Keene, the daughter of Robert and Marjorie (Stay) Reed. She worked at Mountain Lake Services as a Direct Care Counselor. Lorraine is predeceased by her parents and one brother, Leroy Reed. Survivors include, her husband, Clarence Oliver, Jr. of...
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Marie Cecil LaValley Trombley

May 8, 1938 - April 22, 2015

Marie Cecil LaValley Trombley, 76, of Ellenburg, entered "eternal rest" on Wednesday, April 22, 2015, at her home surrounded by her loving family. She was born May 8, 1938, in Mooers Forks, the daughter of the late Genevieve (Bosley) and Andrew LaValley. She attended St. Peter's School in Plattsburgh. She graduated from Mooers High School in 1956. Marie married Samuel J. Trombley on...
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Dane C. Curry

March 7, 1926 - October 9, 2014

ELLENBURG CENTER-Dane C. Curry, 88 of Ellenburg Center passed away Thursday, October 9, 2014 at his home. He was born March 7, 1926 in Ellenburg, the son of William and Katherine Curry. He was a sports enthusiast in high school where he wrestled and ran track. He was also an avid hunter and fisherman. He enjoyed gardening and always claimed his spot was the best. Dane served in the U.S....
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Melissa A. Kelley-Leonard

January 18, 1971 - October 2, 2014

Dannemora-Melissa A. Kelley-Leonard, passed away at her home October 2, 2014 under the care of Hospice and surrounded by friends and family. She was born in Pittsfield, MA on January 18, 1971 to Richard and Mildred Veen. She moved to Mooers Forks, NY with her family when she was 5 years old. She graduated from NACS in 1989 and attended Clinton Community College and North Country...
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Barbara A. Inserra

September 24, 1947 - September 24, 2014

MOOERS-Barbara A. Inserra, 67 of Mooers passed away Wednesday, September 24, 2014 at the CVPH Medical Center. She was born September 24, 1947 in Brooklyn, NY, the daughter of Howard and Edith Melloh. She was a Girl Scout volunteer throughout her life and a social butterfly. She also was very active in the 4-H Club, enjoyed sewing, cooking and baking. Most importantly, she loved and lived...
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Harold M. ( Buddy) Duprey

August 29, 1970 - September 11, 2014

CHAMPLAIN-Harold M. Buddy Duprey, 44, of Champlain passed away Thursday, September 11, 2014 at his home. He was born August 29, 1970 in Plattsburgh, the son of Harold E. Duprey and Robin (Clausen) Janendo. He loved country and western music, going on special outings and he loved school. He was one of God's special angels. Buddy was predeceased by his father, two sisters, Julie Hyde and...
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Elizabeth "Betty" Leggett

July 6, 1926 - July 20, 2014

MOOERS-Elizabeth "Betty" Leggett, 88, of Mooers passed away Sunday, July 20, 2014 at the CVPH Medical Center. She was born July 6, 1926 in Rouses Point, the daughter of Joseph and Lena Robare Leggett. She graduated from Champlain High School in 1945. She went to work for Ayerst, McKenna and Harrison in 1945 and retired in 1988 after 43 years with Wyeth Ayerst. Betty resided in Mooers since...
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Tammy May Drown

June 17, 1958 - July 8, 2014

ELLENBURG CENTER-Tammy May Drown, 56, of Ellenburg Center passed away on Tuesday, July 8, 2014 at Hillcrest Commons Nursing Home in Pittsfield, Massachusetts after a long illness. She was born on June 17, 1958 in Potsdam, NY to L. Frank and Meredith M. (Boyea) Drown. Tammy was a caring, Gentle, loving soul. In her younger years she was extremely active in the Special Olympics, with bowling...
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James E. Fountain

March 11, 1964 - July 5, 2014

ALTONA-James "Jim" E. Fountain (known as Trashy to his MC brotherhood) entered eternal rest on Saturday, July 5, 2014 at Fletcher Allen Healthcare in Burlington, Vermont, surrounded by family and friends following a brief illness. Jim was born March 11, 1964 in Plattsburgh to Gary and Elaine (Henderson) Fountain. Jim attended local schools before graduating from Oswego High School. He then...
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Roland Tetreault

July 1, 2014

Roland Tetreault, 80, of Tallman Road, Champlain, died July 1, 2014, of Lewy Body Dementia with his loving family by his side. He was born in Coopersville, N.Y., in July of 1933, son of the late Wilfred and Levida (Remillard) Tetreault. Roland was a lifelong Champlain resident. On Aug. 3, 1957, he married the former Joanne Poirier of Plattsburgh at St. Mary's Church. He was a dairy farmer until...
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Lillian M. Atkins

April 21, 1925 - June 20, 2014

ALTONA-Lillian M. Atkins, 89, formerly of Altona died Friday, June 20, 2014 at the CVPH Medical Center. She was born April 21, 1925 in Altona, the daughter of Archie and Dora (Clark) Collins. A funeral service will be celebrated Saturday, July 26, 2014 at 10:00 a.m. at the Wesleyan Church on the Plank Road in Ellenburg Depot. Interment will follow in Sheldon Hill Cemetery. Arrangements are...
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Victor Joseph Decoste

September 6, 1933 - June 13, 2014

Victor Joseph Decoste, 80, beloved husband, father and and grandfather died peacefully at home with his wife by his side on Friday, June 13, 2014 after a long illness. He was born September 6, 1933 to Eldemore and Bertha (Gadway) Decoste at the family farm at Cannon's Corners, NY. He grew up in Mooers, NY and in 1952 joined the Air Force and served as a radar technician in Guam during the...
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Linda Ferdon Carr

May 2, 1947 - May 30, 2014

Linda Ferdon Carr, 67, of Queen Creek, Ariz., died May 30, 2014, at her home, from complications associated with breast cancer. Born May 2, 1947, in Middletown, N.Y., to Anthony and Laura Hoyt Ferdon. She graduated from Middletown High and received an Orange County Women Society's scholarship to attend Plattsburgh State University where she was the 1969 Home Coming Queen. After graduation she...
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Lucille Gagne Racine

June 14, 1933 - May 19, 2014

Lucille Gagne Racine died peacefully at her home surrounded by her loved ones on May 19, 2014. Lucille was born on June 14, 1933, in Hemingford, Quebec, the daughter of Armand Gagne and Alice Cere. She married the love of her life, Maurice Racine, on September 6, 1952 at Saint Roman church of Hemingford Quebec. In addition to being the family matriarch, she was an excellent seamstress, worked...
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Leo H. Forrett

February 15, 1930 - May 18, 2014

Plattsburgh-Leo H. Forrett, 84, of Plattsburgh and formerly of Ellenburg passed away Sunday, May18, 2014 at the CVPH Medical Center. Leo married the love of his life Marguerite V. Trombley on October 19, 1948 at St. Edmund's Church in Ellenburg. They would share 65 wonderful, cherished years together. He was born February 15, 1930 in Ellenburg, the son of Noah and Flora (Bertrand) Forrett....
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Donna J. Castine

November 26, 1953 - May 14, 2014

PLATTSBURGH — Donna J. Castine, 60, of CV Way passed away Wednesday, May 14, 2014 at Essex County Center for Rehabilitation. She was born in Plattsburgh, November 26, 1953 a daughter of the late William and Margaret (Cardin) Castine. Donna will be sorely missed. Her favorite pastime was enjoying the company of her beloved family and friends, especially her pride and joy, her granddaughter,...
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Vatilda E. Rettinger

November 4, 1918 - May 8, 2014

MOOERS FORKS-Vatilda E Rettinger, 95, formerly of Mooers Forks passed away Thursday, May 8, 2014 at Meadowbrook Healthcare in Plattsburgh. She was born November 4, 1918 in Mooers Forks, the daughter of Henry and Rosina (Longtin) Meseck. She enjoyed crocheting, listening to country music and had a great love for her cats. Vatilda is predeceased by her parents; three husbands, Donald Campbell,...
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Marie Elizabeth Sterling

July 28, 1936 - April 25, 2014

Rouses Point, New York The Lord called upon his angel Marie Elizabeth Sterling, 77 on Friday, April 25, 2014 to join him in heaven. Marie passed at the CVPH after battling a combination of illnesses, with her loving family by her side. Marie was born on July 28, 1936 to the late Elwood and Edith (French) Hodge in Center Ossipee, New Hampshire. She was one of nine children. She attended the...
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Ada E. Vassar

July 14, 1925 - April 17, 2014

WEST CHAZY-Ada E. Vassar, 87 of West Chazy passed away Thursday, April 17, 2014 at the CVPH Medical Center. She was born July 14, 1925 in Chazy Landing, the daughter of Tuffield and Eva (Martin) Pearo. She loved to watch birds, gardening and nature. She also enjoyed reading. Ada was predeceased by her parents; her husband, Maynard Vassar; one son, Daniel Vassar; one brother and four sisters. ...
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Carl R. Fresn, Jr.

May 19, 1926 - April 9, 2014

Champlain-Carl R. Fresn Jr., 87 of 188 Elm Street in Champlain died Wednesday, April 9, 2014 at his home. He was born in Plattsburgh May 19, 1926. Private calling hours and a funeral service will be celebrated at the Ross Funeral Home in Mooers. Arrangements are in the care of the Ross Funeral Home, 2586 Route 11, Mooers. To offer an online condolence, please visit www.ROSSFUNERALHOMES.com
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Barbara Wood

November 22, 1933 - March 28, 2014

ALTONA- Barbara Wood, 80 of Altona passed away Friday, March 28, 2014 Meadowbrook Healthcare. She was born November 22, 1933 and Sciota, the daughter of Arthur and Dora (Blow) Myatt. She married Wallace Wood on October 18, 1954, he passed away on July 28, 2011. She worked at Woolworths for five years, Aranac Ribbon Mill for eight years and retired from S. F. Vilas Home after 25 years of...
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Betty Mae Babbie

April 25, 1933 - March 21, 2014

CHAMPLAIN-Betty Mae Babbie, 80 of Champlain passed away Friday, March 21, 2014 at the CVPH Medical Center. She was born April 25, 1933 in Chazy, the daughter of Edward and Della (Duprey) Dupee. She was very religious and devoted to the Catholic Church. She enjoyed sewing and making blankets as well as cooking and baking cakes. She was predeceased by her parents, her husband, Joseph L....
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Mack C. Miller

November 11, 1935 - March 17, 2014

ELLENBURG DEPOT-Mack C. Miller, 78 of Ellenburg Depot passed away Monday, March 17, 2014 at the CVPH Medical Center in Plattsburgh. He was born November 11, 1935 in Ellenburg, the son of Charles and Vivian (Lancto) Miller. Mack was a 4th degree in the Knights of Columbus. He was known as "Mighty Mack" during his 28 year stock car racing career. He also enjoyed fishing, hunting and playing...
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John L. Arlak

August 31, 1942 - March 14, 2014

John L. Arlak, Jr., 71, passed away Friday, March 14, 2014 at his home. He was born August 31, 1942 in the Bronx, NY, son of John L. and Catherine (Ortlieb) Arlak. He was a retired New York City sanitation worker. He received numerous awards for his tremendous work ethic. He was well known in the Plattsburgh and Malone area and a friend to all who knew him. He frequented several senior...
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Gary L. Garrand

April 21, 1949 - March 3, 2014

Gary L. Garrand 64 of Alder Bend Rd, Altona passed away from a courageous battle with pancreatic cancer on March 3, 2014 at his home with his loving family by his side. He was born to Alex and Rose (Nephew) Garrand on April 21, 1949. He leaves behind family and friends who will feel the loss and emptiness of his wonderful company. His home was always welcome to the many friends and...
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Derek J. Genereux

September 19, 1984 - February 28, 2014

CHAMPLAIN-Derek J. Genereux, 29 of Champlain passed away Friday, February 28, 2014 at the CVPH Medical Center. He was born September 19, 1984 in Plattsburgh, the son of Lorin Genereux and Lori Brink. He loved WWE Wrestling and the Boston Red Sox. Derek loved life and loved his family. He is predeceased by his grandparents, David and Ruth Brink and Robert and Gloria Genereux; one sister,...
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Kenneth L. Laplante, Jr.

November 7, 1950 - February 27, 2014

Kenneth L. LaPlante, Jr., 63, of Jeffersonville, Vermont, formerly of Champlain, New York, died February 27, 2014, surrounded by family and friends. Ken was born November 7, 1950, in Plattsburgh, New York, the son of Harriet Jane Kaufman LaPlante and the late Kenneth L. LaPlante, Sr., both of Champlain. He graduated from the Northwood School in Lake Placid, NY in 1969. Drafted by the...
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Thomas R. Jefferson

January 11, 1932 - February 15, 2014

Thomas R. Jefferson, age 82, passed away on February 15, 2014, at Evergreen Valley Nursing home, with his family by his side. Prior to his admittance, he was tenderly cared for by "the sisters", Phyllis and Bee Jefferson. Tom was born on January 11th, 1932, to the late William and Mary (Barker) Jefferson in Champlain, NY. Tom attended St. Patrick's Elementary School and graduated from Rouses...
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Doris M. Trombly

August 30, 1932 - February 6, 2014

Doris M Trombly, 81, passed away Thursday, February 6, 2014 at the CVPH Medical Center in Plattsburgh, NY with her loving family by her side. She was born on August 30, 1932 in Champlain, NY, daughter of the late Wilfred and Elizabeth Roberts. Doris was mom and grandma to many. She had a heart as big as the great outdoors. She helped many people through the years to include foster children,...
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Holden R. Provost

March 19, 1997 - January 16, 2014

SCIOTA-Holden R. Provost, 16 of Sciota passed away Thursday, January 16, 2014 at Fletcher Allen Healthcare in Burlington, Vermont from complications from Duchene's Muscular Dystrophy. He was born March 19, 1997 in Plattsburgh, NY, the son of Craig Provost and Tina McDonald. Holden was a very loving and funny young man who touched the hearts of all he came in contact with. Holden loved all...
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Rene G. Rabideau

March 30, 1924 - January 10, 2014

MOOERS-Rene G. Rabideau, 89 of Mooers passed away Friday, January 10, 2014 at the CVPH Medical Center. He was born March 30, 1924 the son of Alexander and Lelah (Poissant) Rabideau. Rene is survived by his loving wife and best friend of 61 years, Marcella. He was Marcella's rock. He is also survived by three sons, Terry and Dale of Mooers and Wayne (Gail) of Vermont and one daughter, Lisa...
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NIcholas R. Roberts

July 27, 1992 - December 29, 2013

CHAMPLAIN-Nicholas R. Roberts, 21 of Champlain passed away Sunday, December 29, 2013 as a result of a snowmobile accident. He was born July 27, 1992 in Plattsburgh. He is the son of Robert and Gail Roberts. He was a Corrections Officer in the state of Vermont. Nick was also an amateur mixed martial artist and a member of Plattsburgh Combat Sports. He loved racing his mustang in Napierville...
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Alfred "Sonny" Babbie, Jr.

December 15, 1927 - December 28, 2013

Alfred "Sonny" Babbie Jr., 86 of Champlain passed away Saturday, December 28, 2013 at the CVPH Medical Center. He was born December 15, 1927 in Champlain, the son of Alfred and Hazel (Rushlow) Babbie. He served in the U.S. Navy from 1945-1947. He worked at Harris Graphics in Champlain. He was a member of the Champlain Fire Department for over 50 years and a member of the American Legion. ...
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Evelyn M. Dubrey

July 14, 1939 - December 27, 2013

CADYVILLE-Evelyn M. Dubrey, 74 of Cadyville passed away Friday, December 27, 2013 at Meadowbrook Healthcare in Plattsburgh. She was born July 14, 1939 in Ellenburg, the daughter of Clarence and Laura (Monette) Bond. She was predeceased by her parents and one son, Gerald Dubrey. Survivors include her husband, William Dubrey of Cadyville; one son William Dubrey Jr. of Cadyville; five daughters...
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George A. Racine

December 25, 2013

George A. Racine 93 of Champlain passed away December 25, 2013 at his home. Calling hours will be Saturday from 1-3 at the Ross Funeral Home in Mooers. A funeral service will follow at 3:00 at the Ross Funeral Home. Online condolences may be shared at www.rossfuneralhomes.com
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Harold G. Sharlow

August 29, 1925 - December 10, 2013

PLATTSBURGH-Harold G. Sharlow, 88 of Plattsburgh passed away December 10, 2013 at the CVPH Medical Center. He was born August 29, 1925 in Norfolk, NY, the son of George and Gertrude (Upell) Sharlow. He was a veteran of World War II, serving in the U.S. Navy. He was a police officer in the Norfolk?Potsdam area. After that he was a manager of Ames Department Store in Potsdam and Plattsburgh...
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Maurice Racine

November 23, 1932 - December 6, 2013

Maurice Racine passed away peacefully in his sleep on December 6, 2013. He was born on his family's farm on November 23, 1932 in Champlain, New York. Maurice loved his family and worked hard to be a good provider for his wife and his five children. He worked at Imperial Wall Coverings in Plattsburgh as a maintenance person and at Harris Graphics (Sheridan Iron Works) in Champlain as a Tool and...
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Gabriel J. LaValley

June 1, 1939 - November 21, 2013

MOOERS-Gabriel J. "Gabe" LaValley, 74 of Mooers passed away Thursday, November 21, 2013 at the Evergreen Valley Nursing Home. He was born June 1, 1939, the son of Noah and Irene LaValley. He was an avid NASCAR fan and he loved bowling. Gabe was predeceased by his father, Noah LaValley and one sister, Audrey Rabideau. Survivors include, his mother, Irene LaValley of Plattsburgh; his wife,...
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Terry Warren Hopper

October 3, 1952 - November 15, 2013

Terry Warren Hopper, 61, who was under Hospice care, died at his home on November 15, 2013 with his family in attendance. Born October 3, 1952 in Gouverneur, New York, Terry was the son of the late Donald W. and Lorena (Peggy) Taylor Hopper. Terry graduated from Gouverneur High School in 1971 and in 1973 he married his high school sweetheart, Miki L. Smith. He and his wife lived in Hailesboro...
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Sheila A. LaMoy

June 13, 1960 - November 2, 2013

MOOERS FORKS-Sheila A. LaMoy, 53 of Mooers Forks passed away Saturday, November 2, 2013 at the CVPH Medical Center. She was born June 13, 1960, the daughter of Stanley and Leita (Roberts) LaPier. She was very passionate about horses. She ran Sleepy Hollow Ranch with her husband. She loved going to garage sales and loved animals. Sheila was a free spirit, confident and compassionate. She ...
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Fern Seguin Wilder

April 17, 1924 - October 31, 2013

ROUSES POINT-Fern Seguin Wilder, 89 of Rouses Point passed away Thursday, October 31, 2013 at the CVPH Medical Center. She was born April 17, 1924, the daughter of George and Esther (Bruce) Seguin. A Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated at St. Patrick's Church, Saturday, November 2, 2013 at 9:00 a.m. Arrangements are in the care of the Ross Funeral Home, 2586 Route 11, Mooers.
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Henry Tyrell

March 8, 1930 - October 25, 2013

MOOERS- Henry Tyrell, 83 of Mooers passed away October 25, 2013 with his family by his side. He was born March 8, 1930 in Mooers, New York. He was predeceased by his parents, Glen and Cassie Mae Tyrell, brother Roger and sister Shirley. Henry graduated from Mooers Central High School in 1949. His first job was with Alco as a millworker in Massena. Then he joined the Carpenter Union Local...
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Michael Owen Moore

August 12, 1950 - October 24, 2013

CHAMPLAIN-Michael Owen Moore, 63 of Champlain passed away Thursday, October 24, 2013 at his home. He was born August 12, 1950 in Plattsburgh, the son of Owen and Ruth Moore. He collected eagles, and he enjoyed spending time with friends and family. He loved his dog, Texas. Michael was predeceased by his parents. Survivors include, his daughter, Samantha Cooper and her husband Mark of...
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Holly A. Gorham

November 21, 1973 - September 30, 2013

MOOERS FORKS-Holly A. Gorham, 39 of Mooers Forks passed away Monday, September 30, 2013 at the Fletcher Allen Healthcare facility in Burlington, VT. She was born November 21, 1973 in Plattsburgh, the daughter of Eugene and Maryagnes Guerin. She was very artistic, she loved to sing and write poems and most of all she loved playing with her kids. Holly was predeceased by her mother, Maryagnes...
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Russell D. Cook

November 14, 1925 - September 18, 2013

Russell D. Cook-87 of Ellenburg, NY died Wednesday September 18, 2013 at CVPH with his loving family by his side. Born in Ellenburg, NY on November 14, 1925 the son of George and Mamie (LeClair) Cook. He served in the US Army, Artillery in Germany from 1945-1946. He served as an apprentice with his uncle, Earl Cook in Cortland, NY. Upon return to Ellenburg he became self employed in the...
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Robert E. Gardner

May 9, 1929 - August 29, 2013

WEST CHAZY-Robert E. Gardner, 84, of West Chazy passed away Thursday, August 29, 2013 at the St. Albans Health and Rehab Center in St. Albans, Vermont. He was born May 9, 1929 in Altona, the son of Patrick E. and Malvine (Duquette) Gardner. He served in the U. S. Army in Korea where he was wounded when a mine exploded next to him severely damaging his sight and ability to hear. Bob worked at...
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Anthony H. Boulerice

April 3, 1990 - August 8, 2013

ALTONA- Anthony H. Boulerice, 23 of Altona passed away Thursday, August 8, 2013 at Fletcher Allen Healthcare in Burlington, VT. He was born April 3, 1990 in Plattsburgh. Anthony is survived by his parents, David and Lori Manor of Altona; his siblings, Kenny Manor and his wife Crystal of Altona, Jerry Pelkey, Girard Ashline and Elizabeth Pelkey. He is also survived by two very special friends,...
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Marie Cayea

July 3, 1934 - August 5, 2013

ELLENBURG DEPOT- G. Marie Cayea, 79 of Ellenburg Depot passed away Monday, August 5, 2013 at the CVPH Medical Center. She was born in Ellenburg July 3, 1934, the daughter of Melvin and Louise (Monette) Trombley. She was a member of the Altar Rosary Society and the Catholic Daughters of America. She was also a Eucharistic Minister. Marie enjoyed quilting, reading, spending time with family...
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Laurie L. Dashnaw

December 3, 1968 - August 2, 2013

LYON MOUNTAIN-Laurie L. Dashnaw, 52 of Lyon Mountain passed away peacefully at her home on August 2, 2013 surrounded by her family She was born December 13, 1968 in Malone, NY, the daughter of Marshall and Joan Bushey of Lyon Mountain. Laurie was a devoted wife, a loving and caring mother and grandmother. She married her childhood sweetheart, Richard E. Dashnaw of Lyon Mountain on February 17,...
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Joseph D. Snide

July 3, 1931 - July 31, 2013

MOOERS FORKS-Joseph D. Snide, 82 of Mooers Forks passed away Wednesday, July 31, 2013. He was born July 3, 1931 in Mooers Forks, the son of Joseph and Cora (Forett) Snide. He was employed at Georgia Pacific for 35 years, retiring in 1997. He also worked at the missile base, Christianity Construction and ran his own dairy farm. He loved working at the farm, in the sugar bush and was so proud...
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Ricky P. Hyde

June 15, 1961 - June 26, 2013

ROUSES POINT-Ricky P. Hyde, 52 of Rouses Point passed away Wednesday, June 26, 2013 at his home. He was born June 15, 1961 in Plattsburgh, the son of Harold and Shirley (Pepin) Hyde. He enjoyed fishing, hunting and camping. He was predeceased by his father, Harold Hyde who passed away in 2007. Survivors include his mother, Shirley Hyde of Rouses Point; his children, Richard Hyde of New...
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Robert Joseph Marra

August 16, 1918 - June 12, 2013

SUN CITY CENTER,FL-Robert Joseph Marra, 94, formerly of Rouses Point passed away Wednesday, June 12, 2013 at his home in Sun City Center, FL. He was born in Watertown, NY August 16, 1918, the son of James V. and Mary (Grant) Marra; he was the youngest of five children. He graduated from Watertown High School in 1936. He received a Bachelor of Science Degree in Chemical Engineering from Pratt...
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Charles Edward Duffy

January 3, 1922 - June 7, 2013

Charles Edward Duffy, 91, of Rouses Point passed away at his home on June 7, 2013, surrounded by his family. He was born in Malone, NY on January 3, 1922, the son of Francis Xavier and Minnie (Baylake) Duffy. A deeply religious man, his priorities in life were always God and family, and especially his English bride Ione, as they approached their 68th wedding anniversary. He was a veteran of...
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Ethel Elizabeth DeCoste

October 2, 1929 - April 30, 2013

Ellenburg Depot - Ethel Elizabeth DeCoste, 83 of Waterford, Michigan died Tuesday April 30, 2013. Ethel was born in Ellenburg October 2, 1929, daughter of Edward and Olive (Benjamin) Keegan. She married Raymond M. DeCoste on October 25, 1952 in St. Edmund Parish in Ellenburg. Ethel graduated from Ellenburg Central School in 1948. She entered Loretta Business School in 1949 and graduated...
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Margaret M. Cardin

January 4, 1920 - April 24, 2013

Plattsburgh-Margaret M. Cardin, 93, formerly of Route 9 in Champlain died Wednesday, April 24, 2013 at the Evergreen Valley Nursing Home. She was born January 4, 1920 in West Chazy, the daughter of John and Elizabeth (Laforest) Dupee. She married Merrith Cardin on January 5, 1938. She retired from Wyeth Research in 1980. Since that time she enjoyed spending time crocheting beautiful afghans...
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Lorraine E. Orr

July 3, 1928 - March 19, 2013

MOOERS-Lorraine E. Orr, 84 of Mooers passed away Tuesday, March 19, 2013 at Evergreen Valley Nursing Home in Plattsburgh. She was born July 3, 1928 the daughter of Edward and Pauline (Pryor) Bell. She was a 1946 graduate of Ricker Classical Institute in Holton, Maine. She drove farm equipment on the family potato farm, she was a mail truck driver for the U. S. Postal Service in Monticello,...
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Joyce Coupal

May 17, 1938 - March 9, 2013

Joyce Coupal 74, of West Chazy passed away Saturday, March 9, 2013 at the CVPH Medical Center. She was born May 17, 1938 in Champlain the daughter of George and Edith (Meseck) Phaneuf. Joyce was predeceased by her parents and her husband, Guy Coupal. Survivors include four sons, Leo Coupal and his wife Penny of West Chazy, George Coupal of Champlain, Guy Coupal of Champlain, Brad Coupal of...
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Edith Lewis Caron

June 24, 1915 - February 26, 2013

KEENE VALLEY, NEW YORK-Edith Lewis Caron, 97 of Keene Valley passed away on Tuesday February 26, 2013 at Elizabethtown Community Hospital. She was born on June 24, 1915 in Mooers, the daughter of Ralph E. Lewis and Louise (Brooks) Lewis. Edith was a graduate of Mooers High School, class of 1929 where she was a member of the girls' basketball team. Following high school graduation she attended...
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Floyd Clarence Guerin

May 12, 1942 - February 22, 2013

ALTONA-Floyd Clarence Guerin, 70 of Altona passed away Friday, February 22, 2013 at the CVPH Medical Center with his great niece and caregiver, Regina Vennette by his side. He was born May 12, 1942, the son of Ovelia and Lydia (Bushey) Guerin. Floyd worked as a logger, we worked at India Glass in Altona for 35 years, he also owned and operated an excelsior mill in Altona. He enjoyed being...
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Kenneth Robert Gonyo, Sr.

July 15, 1940 - February 21, 2013

WEST CHAZY-Kenneth Robert Gonyo Sr., 72 of West Chazy passed away Thursday, February 21, 2013 at his home unexpectedly. He was born July 15, 1940 in Chazy, the son of Arthur E. Sr. and Margaret (Behan) Gonyo. He married Karla Lee (Pombrio) Gonyo on November 27th 1964 in St Albans VT. He was a self-employed truck driver for many years. He owned his own repair shop (Ken's Auto and Truck Repair)...
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Ann Marie Bonneau

November 12, 1954 - February 15, 2013

Ann (Marie) Bonneau died on February 15, 2013 in the caring arms of her high school sweetheart, best friend, soul mate, and husband, Alan Brown. Ann fought a constant, persistent, and courageous battle with numerous cancers spanning nearly four decades. Ann was born in Holyoke, MA on November 12, 1954. She moved to Champlain, NY with her family when she was 13. She attended St. Mary's Academy...
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Clarence Nichols

July 28, 1924 - February 13, 2013

CHURUBUSCO-Clarence Nichols, 88 of Churubusco died Wednesday, February 13, 2013 at Meadowbrook Nursing Home. He was born July 28, 1924 in Churubusco, the son of Samuel and Georgianna (Boyea) Nichols. Funeral services will be private and at the convenience of the family. Arrangements are in the care of the Ross Funeral Home, 5059 Route 11, Ellenburg Depot.
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Shirley C. Jarvis

January 21, 1936 - February 12, 2013

ALTONA- Shirley C. Jarvis, 77, of Irona Road, Altona, passed away on February 12, 2013 with her son, Randy, and her nieces Joan and Mary Lou by her side. She was born on January 21, 1936, in Altona, New York, to Frank and Anna (Langevin) Lashway. She married Homer Jarvis on February 21, 1955 at Holy Angels Church in Altona. Shirley is survived by her daughter, Tammy King of Altona, her sons,...
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Joan Kathryn Tetreault

June 29, 1936 - January 30, 2013

PLATTSBURGH—Joan Kathryn (Garrand) Tetreault, 76, formerly of Mooers, passed away peacefully Jan. 30, 2013 at Meadowbrook Nursing Home. She was born June 29, 1936 in Plattsburgh, the youngest child and only daughter of the late Alphonse "Alfonzo" T. and Helen (Tulley) Garrand of Mooers. Joan was a 1954 graduate of Mooers Central School, and graduated in 1955 from Albany Business College. On...
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Veronica R. Trombley

July 27, 1934 - January 12, 2013

ELLENBURG DEPOT-Veronica R. Trombley, 78 formerly of Ellenburg Depot passed away Saturday, January 12, 2013 at Robinson Terrace Nursing Home in Stamford, NY. She was born July 27, 1934 in the town of Clinton. She loved to cook. She enjoyed knitting and enjoyed spending time with her grand children and great grandchildren. Veronica was predeceased by her parents, Fred and Rose (Lagree)...
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Tommy D. Deso

March 12, 1960 - January 12, 2013

WEST CHAZY-Tommy D. Deso, 52 of West Chazy passed away Saturday, January 12, 2013 at Fletcher Allen Healthcare in Burlington, VT. He was born March 12, 1960 in Plattsburgh, the son of Herbert, Jr. and Mary (Duprey) Deso. He worked at several places around the North Country including, West Brothers, Rover's Farm, Cha-Liz Farm, Clinton County Highway Department, New York State Highway...
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Rita Blain Stone

August 29, 1914 - January 5, 2013

CHAMPLAIN-Rita Blain Stone, 98 of Champlain passed away Saturday, January 5, 2013 at her home with her family by her side. She was born August 29, 1914 in Champlain, the daughter of Ulic and Alma Blain. She was a farm girl and she played basketball at St. Mary's Academy. She attended Plattsburgh Normal School for 3 years, graduating in 1934. She taught in a one room school house in Champlain...
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Hector A. Kaufman

November 12, 1915 - December 23, 2012

Hector A. Kaufman peacefully left this life on December 23, 2012, surrounded by his devoted and loving family and friends. He was 97 years old. Hector was born on November 12th, 1915, to Hector A. Kaufman, Sr. and Gladys (Stevenson) Kaufman. Hector graduated from Champlain High School in 1932, from Green Mountain College in 1936, and Boston University in 1938. He returned home to Perry's Mills to...
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Leonard LeBlanc

December 15, 2012

ALBURGH-Leonard LeBlanc, 92 of Alburgh, VT died Saturday, December 15, 2012 at his home. Service details are incomplete at this time. Local arrangements are with the Ross Funeral Home in Mooers, NY.
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Geraldine V. Parker

November 20, 1930 - December 15, 2012

CHAMPLAIN-Geraldine V. Parker, 82 of Perry Mills passed away peacefully Saturday, December 15, 2012 at the CVPH Medical Center with her family at her side. She was born in Champlain, November 20, 1930. She was the daughter of George and Edith (Meseck) Phaneuf. She enjoyed crocheting and knitting. She also enjoyed doing things for her family. Geraldine is predeceased by her parents; her...
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James R. Wright

June 1, 1947 - December 10, 2012

This cowboy took his final ride December 10, 2012. James R. Wright, 65, of Ellenburg Depot passed away at his home with his family by his side. He was born June 1, 1947 in Plattsburgh, the son of Donald and Norma (Baxter) Wright. Jim was a lifelong resident of Ellenburg. He was a member of the American Quarter Horse Association, a member of the American Reining Horse Association, a past...
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Marjorie Mae Castine

February 26, 1936 - November 25, 2012

ROUSES POINT-Marjorie Mae Castine, 76 of Lake Street in Rouses Point passed away Sunday, November 25, 2012 at the CVPH Medical Center. She was born February 26, 1936 in Mooers, the daughter of Oswald and Gladys (McNight) Gibson. She graduated in 1953 from Ellenburg Central School. She was married to Richard Castine Sr., who preceded her in death. She raised a family and worked alongside...
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Ida Mae (Cook) Lafave

December 27, 1928 - November 24, 2012

ELLENBURG-Ida Mae (Cook) Lafave, 83 of Route 11, Ellenburg died Saturday, November 24, 2012 peacefully at home with family by her side and under the compassionate care of Hospice of the North Country. She was born in Ellenburg, December 27, 1928 to the late George and Mamie (LaClair) Cook. She married Lionel Lafave on November 30, 1946. Ida will be remembered for her deep faith and love of...
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John Everest Frenya

November 18, 2012

ROUSES POINT-John Everest Frenya, 89 of State Street in Rouses Point died Sunday, November 18, 2012 at the CVPH Medical Center. Service details are incomplete and will be announced by the Ross Funeral Home in Mooers.
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Hayden Michelle LaGoy

October 20, 2012 - November 15, 2012

ELLENBURG DEPOT-Hayden Michelle LaGoy, the infant daughter of Joshua LaGoy and Kristie LaFountain passed away Thursday, November 15, 2012 at Fletcher Allen Healthcare in Burlington, VT. She was born October 20, 2012 in Plattsburgh. Calling hours will be Friday, November 23, from 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 noon at the Ross Funeral Home in Ellenburg Depot. Arrangements are in the care of the Ross...
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Corey Michael Bulriss

February 21, 1988 - November 9, 2012

SCHUYLER FALLS- Corey Michael Bulriss, 24, of Schuyler Falls passed away unexpectedly Friday, November 9, 2012 as a result of an automobile accident. He was born February 21, 1988 in Plattsburg, the son of Glen Clifford and Laurie Ann Bulriss. He graduated from Peru High School in 2007. He had a great love for hunting, fishing, camping and helping his friends in the pits at Airborne Speedway...
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Marilynn C. Kingsbury

December 16, 1941 - November 6, 2012

MOOERS –Marilynn C. Kingsbury, 70 of Mooers passed away Tuesday, November 6, 2012 at her home surrounded by her family. She was born December 16, 1941 in Plattsburgh, the daughter of Charles and Aileen (Monty) Carpenter. Marilynn enjoyed painting, sewing and knitting. She was very talented and crafty. She was predeceased by her parents and one brother, Ralph Carpenter. Survivors include...
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Theresa A. Patno

January 24, 1928 - November 3, 2012

MOOERS FORKS-Theresa A. Patno, 84 of Mooers Forks passed away Saturday, November 3, 2012 at her home surrounded by her family. She was born January 24, 1928 in Graniteville, VT, the daughter of Delviny and Cecile (Grimard) Roy. She enjoyed embroidering, doing cross stitch, reading and watching cooking shows. She was a member of Odd Fellows and a member of St. Ann's Church. Theresa was...
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Dorothy Bleau

November 16, 1937 - October 30, 2012

MOOERS FORKS-Dorothy (Dot) Bleau, 74, of Mooers Forks passed away Tuesday, October 30, 2012 at the CVPH Medical Center with her loving family by her side. She was born November 16, 1937 in Mooers, NY. She loved spending time with her family and friends. She enjoyed gardening, watching the birds and she adored her three cats. Dot was predeceased by three brothers, Roger Buskey, Ronald Buskey...
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Diane Romano VanArman

October 26, 1947 - October 26, 2012

Diane VanArman Morrisonville, NY- Diane Romano VanArman of Morrisonville, NY passed away on Friday October 26, 2012 following a three year battle with cancer. Diane was born in Brooklyn on October 26, 1947 and was the daughter of Frank and Marie (Torchio) Romano. She was a graduate of New Utrecht High School in Brooklyn. She worked in NYC, at the US Department of HUD. While visiting...
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Roger W. Janendo

August 26, 1941 - October 24, 2012

ROUSES POINT-Roger W. Janendo, 71 of Rouses Point passed away Wednesday, October 24, 2012 at the CVPH Medical Center surrounded by his family. He was born August 26, 1941 in Newburgh, NY the son of George and Bertha (Rock) Janendo. He served in the U. S. Army from 1959-1965, spending time in Germany during his time of service. He loved Germany. He loved his family and friends. He had a...
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Russell J. Moore

May 3, 1937 - October 8, 2012

Russell J. Moore. 75 of Ellenburg Center passed away Monday, October 8, 2012 at his home with his family. He was born May 3, 1937 in Ellenburg Center, the son of Charles and Elizabeth (Delong) Moore. He was a Journeyman Lineman for the I.B.E.W. Local Union 1249. He enjoyed hunting. Russell was predeceased by his parents, three brothers, Charles Moore, Floyd Moore and Claude Moore; one...
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Steven M. Suprenant

August 27, 1955 - October 4, 2012

MOOERS- Steven M. Surprenant, 57, of Mooers passed away Thursday October 4, 2012 at his home surrounded by his family. He was born August 27, 1955 in Plattsburgh the son of Mose J and Angeline ( Garrand) Surprenant. He enjoyed hunting, snowmobiling, hockey and spending time with his family. His family was everything. He is predeceased by his parents and brother-in-law Jack Marino. Survivors...
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Dale Gilbert Sochia

May 25, 1939 - October 1, 2012

Dale Gilbert Sochia passed away October 1, 2012 at Fletcher Allen Hospital after a brief illness, surrounded by his family. He was born May 25, 1939. He attended Parishville-Hopkinton CSD. He entered the United States Army in 1958 and was honorably discharged. He worked for the St. Lawrence County Sheriff's Dept under Lefty Allen, then became a police officer for the Potsdam Police Dept. for...
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Robert J. Clark

June 18, 1944 - September 10, 2012

ROUSES POINT-Robert J. Clark, 68 of Rouses Point died Monday, September 10, 2012 at Fletcher Allen Heathcare Facility in Burlington, VT. He was born June 18, 1944 in Rouses Point, NY the son of Roland and Florence (Aubrey) Clark. Bob retired from the Village of Rouses Point as the Public Works Superintendent after 26 years of service. During that time he had a huge impact on the village. ...
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Michael D. Nelson

February 21, 1944 - September 8, 2012

MALONE-Michael D. Nelson, 68 of North Bangor passed away Saturday, September 8, 2012 at Alice Hyde Nursing Home in Malone. He was born February 21, 1944 in Plattsburgh, the son of Thomas and Marion (Roberts) Nelson. He worked at many farms and drove for Tri County Milk Haulers. Michael was preceded in death by his father, Thomas Earl Nelson and two brothers, Stewart Nelson and Tommy Nelson....
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Lillian M. Wysko

October 8, 1933 - August 29, 2012

Mooers- Lillian M. Wysko, 78, of Mooers, passed away Wednesday, August 29, 2012 at her home. She was born October 8, 1933 to Thomas and Bertha Behan (Matott). Lillian worked at CVPH Medical Center until her retirement. She was preceded in death by her husband, Chester T. Wysko, on June 4, 2012, as well as by both of her parents. She is survived by four sisters and three brothers,...
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Laura Ann LaPan

November 7, 1972 - August 25, 2012

Laura Ann LaPan, 39 of Malone died Saturday, August 25, 2012 at Fletcher Allen Healthcare in Burlington, VT. She was born November 7, 1972 in Plattsburgh, daughter of Francis and Diane (Lord) LaPan. Survivors include her parents, Francis and Diane LaPan of Chateaugay; two brothers, Scott LaPan of Malone and John LaPlant Jr. of Watertown as well as several aunts, uncles and cousins. Laura Ann...
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Bernadette Bessey

May 8, 1922 - August 20, 2012

ELLENBURG DEPOT-Bernadette Bessey, 90 of Ellenburg Depot passed away Monday, August 20, 2012 at the CVPH Medical Center. She was born May 8, 1922 in Malone, the daughter of Henri and Rosanna (Lamitie) Golden. She enjoyed watching television, spending time at her daughter's house and spending holidays with her dear friends, Donald and Gail LaPier and their family. She also loved her daughter...
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Homer Jarvis

March 4, 1935 - August 16, 2012

Homer Jarvis, 77, of Altona, passed away at CVPH Medical Center on Thursday, August 16, 2012, under the care of his family and the R7 nursing staff. He was born in Dannemora on March 4, 1935 to Wilfred and Marcelline (Gebo) Jarvis. Homer married Shirley Lashway on February 21, 1955 at Holy Angels Church in Altona. He is survived by his wife of Altona, three sons: Jeffrey Jarvis and...
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Alvin Anthony Canning

June 17, 1923 - August 15, 2012

ALTONA-Alvin Anthony Canning Sr., 89 of Altona passed away Wednesday, August 15, 2012 at his home surrounded by his family. He was born June 17, 1923 in Saranac, NY, the son of Wilbur and Winifred (Taylor) Canning. He served in the United States Navy during World War II, seeing action in the Pacific Theater. He was predeceased by his parents, Wilbur and Winifred (Taylor) Canning; his wife,...
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Thomas M. Seymour

April 27, 1975 - August 6, 2012

Ellenburg Depot-Thomas M. Seymour Jr., died unexpectedly Sunday, August 6, 2012. He was born April 27, 1975 in Plattsburgh. He enjoyed NASCAR and spending time with his girls. Survivors include his parents William and Carol Davies of Ellenburg Depot; two sons, Brent and John LaFountain; six daughters, Haley, Ashley, Aniya, Heaven, Cheyenne and Destiny; three brothers, Michael and Carol...
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John P. Clyde

July 14, 1929 - July 30, 2012

ALTONA-John P. Clyde, 83 of Altona passed away Monday, July 30, 2012 at his home surrounded by his loving family. He was born July 14, 1929 on Long Island, NY, the son of William and Mary (Gray) Clyde. He served in the U. S. Army during World War II. He loved collecting model cars. He was a huge Jeff Gordon fan and an avid race fan. John also enjoyed fishing. He was a member of the...
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Edward A. Rabideau

October 6, 1929 - July 9, 2012

ELLENBURG-Edward A. Rabideau, 85 of Ellenburg died Monday, July 9, 2012 at the CVPH Medical Center. He was born October 6, 1929 in Champlain, the son of Alex and Eva (Babbie) Rabideau. He is survived by his friend and companion, Grace O'Hearn of Ellenburg. Services were private. Arrangements are in the care of the Ross Funeral Home, 5059 Route 11 Ellenburg Depot. To share online...
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