Funeral services for Charles
Stahl, 70, formerly of 38 County Route 42 Ext. Massena, and
United Helpers Canton Nursing Home will be held Wednesday at
10:00 AM at the Church of the Sacred Heart in Massena.
Burial will be in Massena Center Cemetery in Massena.
Friends are invited to call Tuesday from 7-9 PM at the Phillips Memorial Home in Massena.
Memorial contributions may be made to Alzheimers Association, 441 W. Kirpatrick St. Syracuse, NY 13204, Massena Center Cemetery Assocation, c/o John Alden 92 Cook, Massena, NY 13662.
Charles went to be with his Lord surrounded by his loving family on Sunday February 1, 2009 at United Helpers Canton Nursing.
He is survived by his wife Gail of Canton, a daughter, Deborah and husband Eric Prashaw of Massena, N.Y. A son, Greg and wife Tina Stahl of Canton, N.Y. A sister, Ruth and husband Charles Sutphin of Talahasse, Florida. Five grandchildren and three great grandchildren. He was predeceased by a son David C. in 1977, and a granddaughter Jamie Prashaw in 2003.
Born January 8, 1939 in Syracuse, NY, the son of Charles and Irene (Koons) Stahl.
He graduated from Potsdam State and Syracuse University with a Masters Degree in Education.
He married Gail Firman on December 28, 1957 at Sacred Heart Church in Edwards, NY.
He was employed at St. Lawrence Central for 32 years as a Social Studies Teacher.
He owned and operated the KOA in Massena from 1972-1979.
He was a member of NYS Retired Teachers Association, Massena Lions Club. Charles enjoyed golfing, sailing and camping with his family.
Mr. & Mrs. Stahl enjoyed traveling all over the world.
Mrs. Jane Burke passed away
peacefully January 31, 2009 at St. John's Nursing Home in
Rochester, NY. A funeral Mass will be at 10:00 am on
Tuesday, February 10 at St. Mary's Church ,Waddington with
Rev James Shurleft presiding .
Calling hours will be from 7:00pm - 9:00pm at the Phillips Memorial Home in Waddington on February 9.
She is survived by her daughter, Mary Kay (Gene) Volpe of Rochester and her sons Joseph (Louise) and Patrick (Beverly) both of Arizona.
She is also survived by six grandchildren, four great- grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.
She was predeceased by her parents James and Marie Condlin, her sister Mary and brothers Charles and James.
Her husband Levi died in 1970 and her son Charles died in 2005.
Jane was born on February 15, 1911 in Beverly MA.
Jane was a teacher for twenty-five years. She taught ten years in local country schools and fifteen years in the Madrid-Waddington School District. In 1962 she became the first Special Education Teacher in the District.
Jane was a devoted Catholic, a member of the Altar Rosary Society and a communicant at St. Mary's in Waddington before moving to Rochester five years ago to be closer to her daughter and family.
Jane enjoyed traveling with family, Bridge games with friends, cross word puzzles, reading, painting and sewing.
She was Literacy volunteer and a member of the Waddington Neighborhood Center Advisory Board.
Contributions may be made to St. Mary's Church or to St. Lawrence County ARC, 6 Commerce Lane, Canton, NY.
Nellie M. Nelson
Prayer services for Nellie M.
Nelson, 83, formerly of 2061 State Highway 11C , North
Lawrence, NY will be held Wednesday 10:00 am at the Phillips
Memorial Home, Massena with Rev. Bernard Menard presiding.
Interment will be in Calvary Cemetery, Massena.
Calling hours will be held Tuesday from 2-4 and 7-9 pm at the Phillips Memorial Home, Massena.
Mrs.Nelson died Sunday morning (February 8, 2009), surrounded by her family at Massena Memorial Hospital in Massena, NY.
She had previously been a resident at the Highland Nursing Home for the past seven years.
Surviving Mrs. Nelson are two sons and a daughter: John and wife Beverly Genaway of North Lawrence, Willard "Woody" and wife Miseko Genaway of Okinawa, Japan, MRS PATRICK ( NELLIE MAE) BRADY OF MALE HILL, NC. ten grandchildren, 15 grt grandchildren, many neices and nephews.
She was predeceased by a grt granddaughter, Rebecca Jean Genaway, two brothers and a sister: Helen Mc Cann, John and Mike Ryan.
Mrs. Nelson was born February 10, 1925 in Ellenburg, NY, daughter of John and Lena (Berger) Ryan.
Married James N. Nelson April 11, 1959 at St. Patrick's Church, Chateauguay, NY.
Mr. Nelson died March 29, 2002.
She had been previously married to Willard Geneway in 1947 at St. Patrick's Church, Chateauguay.
Mr. Genaway died in 1949.
At one time Mrs. Nelson was employed as a waitress at the Village Inn in Massena and later worked at the Hollywood Inn on Lake Chateauguay as a waitress until she retired.
Mrs. Nelson enjoyed cooking and being with her family.
Alice E. Sanderson
Funeral services for Alice E.
Sanderson, 79, of 6517 County Route 10 Lisbon, NY will be
held Monday at 12:00 PM at the Lisbon Reformed Presbyterian
Church in Lisbon with Pastor Steven G. Rockhill
officiating Burial will be in White Church Cemetery in
Friends are invited to call Monday February 16, 2009 from 10:00 AM until the time of the funeral at the Lisbon Reformed Presbyterian Church on the Tuck Rd.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Lisbon Reformed Presbyterian Memorial Fund or to a charity of one's choice.
Alice went to be with her Lord Wednesday February 11, 2009, at home surrounded by her loving husband.
Alice is survived by her husband Homer J. Sanderson of Lisbon, a step son, Carl and wife Donna Sanderson of Bedford, Indiana. Two step grandchildren, Christopher and Carly Sanderson. A brother Kermit and wife Freda Rutherford of Waddington. A sister Mrs. John (Irene) Curran of Massena. Several nieces and nephews.
She was predeceased by two sisters, Bernice Southworth and Violet Putney.
Alice was born December 14, 1929 in Madrid, NY, the daughter of John and Minerva (White) Rutherford.
She married Homer J. Sanderson in December 1973 in the parsonage at Lisbon Reformed Presbyterian Church with the Pastor Ferris officiating.
At one time she was a beautician in Syracuse and later operated her own shop in her Lisbon home.
She was a member of Lisbon Reformed Presbyterian Church. She enjoyed gardening, watching wild life in her back yard.
Melody A. McCormick
Funeral Services will be held for
Melody A. McCormick age 60 of 14 Clinton St., Waddington, NY
on Wednesday, February 18, 2009 at 11:00 AM in the St.
Paul's Episcopal Church, Waddington, NY.
Friends are invited to call at the Phillips Memorial Home, 28 Clinton St., Waddington, NY on Tuesday, February 17, 2009 from 2:00 to 4:00 P.M. and from 7:00 to 9:00 P.M.. Rev. Craig Hacker and Deacon Arthur Garno will be Co-Celebrating the services.
Melody went to be with her Lord on Sunday, February 15, 2009 at home surrounded by her family.
She is survived by her loving daughter and son-in-law, Kim and Jeff Elliott of Waddington, NY. Son, Brandon McCormick of Coraoplois, PA. Granddaughter, Kara LaPointe of Massena, NY. Great-granddaughter, Maddi Mallette of Massena, NY. Sister and brother-in-law, Carol and Tom LaVasseur of Massena, NY. Brother and sister-in-law, Lloyd "Joe" and Irene St. Louis of Wassaic, NY. Longtime Companion, Brian McCormick of Chase Mills, NY. Several nieces, nephews and cousins.
Melody was born on December 23, 1948 to the late Lloyd and Gertrude (Ryan) St. Louis.
She was also predeceased by her sister, Marlene St. Louis.
Melody retired from the North Country Freedom Homes as a Cook with over 14 years of dedicated services.
Mrs. McCormick was an active member of the St. Paul's Episcopal Church, being involved in numerous committee's and the choir.
She was a member of the Daughters of the King's, White Rose Chapter.
Melody was active in the Waddington Community.
In her free time, Mrs. McCormick enjoyed reading, crocheting, and playing with her animals, but most importantly she cherished the time she spent with her children and grandchildren. Memorial contributions may be directed to the Massena or Potsdam Humane Society.
Arden L. Rutherford
Memorial services for Arden L
Rutherford, 52, of 222 Randall Rd, Lisbon, NY will be held
Thursday at the Phillips Memorial Home, Madrid ( Feb
19,2009) 4:30 pm with Rev Judith Van Kennen officiating.
Burial will be in Brookside Cemetery, Waddington.
Friends are invited to call at the Phillips Memorial Home, Madrid, NY, Thursday from 2 pm until the time of the services at 4:30 pm.
Mr. Rutherford died unexpectedly Monday (February 16, 2009), at his home. He had been in failing health for the past several years.
Surviving Arden L. Rutherford are his parents, Kermit and stepmother Freda Rutherford of Lisbon, his mother Myrna Rutherford of Waddington, a sister, Mrs. Gary ( Cheryl ) Dumas of Waddington, a niece and nephew and several grand nieces and nephews.
Mr. Rutherford was born August 21, 1956 in Ogdensburg, NY, the son of Kermit Rutherford and Myrna ( Bogart) Rutherford, he attended Waddington schools.
For over 15 years he was a mechanic at Evans' Farm Equipment, Lisbon.
He also did mechanical work for various farm equipment stores in the area. He enjoyed fishing and hunting on his land.
Francis J. Flynn
Funeral services for Francis J.
Flynn, 86 of 254 N. Main St, Massena will be at 10:00 am
Monday ( Feb 22, 2009) at the the Church of the Sacred heart
Rev. Donald J, Manfred and Rev. Francis J. Flynn
concelebrating. Interment will be in Calvary Cemetery.
Calling hours will Sunday afternoon and evening 2-4 & 7-9 pm at the Phillips Memorial Home, Massena.
Mr. Flynn died Thursday morning at his home.
He had been in failing health for the past year.
Surviving Francis J. Flynn are three sons: Rev Francis J. of Constable, NY; Bruce C of Plattsburgh, Barry W. and wife Cynthia of Massena, 10 grandchildren, 14 great grandchildren. A brother and sister: Charles Gearld "Gerry" of Burke, NY and Cheifland, Fl, Dr. Mary Flynn Manning of Ocala, Fl, Several nieces and nephews.
He was predeceased by a son Robert in 2006 and a granddaughter Melanie Flynn, two sisters: Patricia Greeley, and Nadine Guyette.
Born July 19, 1922 in North Burke the son of Charles and Genevieve ( Fleury ) Flynn. He attended Malone schools.
He served in the the US Navy during WWII.
Following his discharge he started employment at Alcoa restirring in 1983 as a machinist.
Married Marcell ( Marie ) Bean November 17, 1941 at Notre Dame Church, Malone.
Mrs. Flynn died October 17, 2004.
Mr. Flynn was a member of the 25 Year Club at Alcoa, past member the Moose Lodge, a life long member of the Knights of Columbus Council # 1141.
The Knights of Columbus will pay their respects Sunday evening 8:00 pm at the funeral home.
Mr. Flynn enjoyed playing cards. He and his wife enjoyed camping. He was a volunteer pall bearer for the bereavement group.
Mary Anne McBride Ritter
Memorial services for Mary Anne
McBride Ritter, 81 of 37 West St Lawrence Ave. Waddington
will be Tuesday ( February 24, 2009 ) 2:00 pm at the First
Presbyterian Church, Waddington with Diane Morrison, Lay
Speaker officiating. Interment will be in Brookside Cemetery
Mrs. Ritter died Saturday evening ( February 21, 2009 ) at the United Helpers Nursing Home, Ogdensburg, NY.
Born August 23,1927 in Ogdensburg the daughter of Harvey L. and Margaret ( Logan) McBride.
She was a 1944 graduate of Waddington High School, she was Salutatorian of her senior class.
Mrs. Ritter was a 1948 graduate of Wooster College with a BA, Wooster, Ohio.
She married Robert V. Ritter August 31,1952 at the First Presbyterian Church, Waddington.
Surviving Mary Anne Ritter is her husband Robert V. of Waddington and from their loving marriage came four children, Robert and wife Doreen Ritter and Allison and husband Michael Koch both of Chapel Hill, NC., Christopher and wife Maureen Ritter of Airmont, NY and Elizabeth and husband Bryan Mott of Waddington, nine grandchildren.
An only child, she was fortunate to grow up surrounded by numerous cousins with whom she shared a lifelong bond.
She is also survived by her dear cousin, Mary Logan of Waddington.
She had a gift for kindness and compassion that is evident in her many enduring friendships. Her love for the St Lawrence River and the community of Waddington endured throughout her life.
From 1956 to 1990 the Ritters made their home in New City, NY where she held positions with Dairylea Dairy Cooperative and Insurance Services Office until retirement in 1989.
She was an active member of the Germonds Presbyterian Church in New City, serving as a Sunday School Teacher, deacon, Trustee and elder.
Mrs. Ritter dedicated several years, after retirement, to serving the Waddington Public Library as the assistant librarian.
She was a devoted caregiver to her parents and her husband's parents. An avid bridge player and crossword enthusiast, she also loved to read mysteries, travel and spend time with her family and friends.
She loved poetry and often composed poems to honor family and friends accomplishments.
Family has requested that memorial donations may be made to Friends of the Waddington library. P.O. Box 205, Waddington, NY 13694, First Presbyterian Church, 13 Fenton St. Waddington, NY 13694. or Hospice and Palliative Care of St. Lawrence Valley, 6805 US Highway 11, Potsdam,NY13676-3131.
Richard J. Kennedy
Funeral services for Richard
"Dick" J. Kennedy, 83 of 93 Jefferson Ave, Massena will be
Thursday from 3:00 PM at St. Mary's Church with Rev. Michael
J. Gaffney presiding. Interment will be in Calvary Cemetery,
Mr. Kennedy went to be with his Lord Sunday morning ( February 22,2009 ) at the United Helpers Home, Ogdensburg where he had been a resident since 2008.
Calling hours will be Thursday from 1:00 PM until the time of the funeral at the Phillips Memorial Home, Massena.
Mr. Kennedy is survived by his wife of nearly 53 years , Anne two brothers, Curtis and Daniel Kennedy both of Ogdensburg, NY, many nieces and nephews, grand nieces and nephews.
He was predeceased by two sisters and two brothers, Marge Carvel 1986, Doris Sullivan 1988, Robert 1969 and Karl 1942.
Born in Ogdensburg October 25, 1925 the son of Daniel and Mary ( MacDonald ) Kennedy. A graduate of St. Mary's Academy.
He attended Canton Agricultural Institute.
He Served in the US Army during the end of WW II. Following his discharge he married Anne Lazarchuck on November 22, 1956 at St. Margaret's Church in Mattydale by Rev. Thomas McNichol.
He was employed at Endicott Johnson Shoe Store and later was an agent for Mutual of Omaha for five years.
He then opened Kennedy Shoe Store in Massena where he owned and operated until his retirement in 1990.
He was an active member of St. Mary's Church for many years.
He was a member of the Prayer and Community Group at St. Mary's, a long time member of the American Legion Post # 79. Knights of Columbus Council # 1141., Massena Senior Citizens.
Graveside services for Glen R.
Martin, 84, formerly of St. Lawrence Ave. Waddington will be
held in the Spring of 2009 at Brookside Cemetery with his
niece, Certified Lay Speaker Shirley Martin of the United
There will be no calling hours.
Memorial contributions may be made to Waddington Rescue Squad.
Glen passed away Thursday February 26, 2009 at Claxton-Hepburn Medical Center in Ogdensburg, NY.
He is survived by two sisters and a brother, Elizabeth S. and husband Mark Snider of Massena, N.Y., Mildred Martin of Waddington, N.Y., Ross and wife Marion Martin of Clarkesville, Tenn. Several nieces and nephews.
He was predeceased by two brothers, and four sisters Fred and Raymond Martin, Margaret, Theresa, Hazel, and Dorothy.
Glen was born February 23, 1925 in Waddington the son of Fred and Sarah (Hart) Martin. He attended Waddington School.
He was employed at the Norfolk Paper Mill as a laborer, he previously worked construction.
He was an avid fisherman, hunter and loved the St. Lawrence River.
Patricia A. Beaulieu
Funeral services and a Celebration
of Life for Patricia A. Beaulieu, 77, of 1 Carney Place,
Massena, NY will be held on Thursday at 3 PM at the Emmanuel
Congregational Church located in Adath Israel Synagogue,
Massena with the Pastor Judy Van Kennen officiating.
Calling hours will be held Tuesday from 7-9 PM and Wednesday from 2-4 & 7-9 PM at the Phillips Memorial Home, Massena, NY.
Mrs. Beaulieu died Saturday (February 28, 2009) surrounded by her loving family and friends after a short battle with cancer.
She is survived by a daughter, Debbie "Cuda" Beaulieu; special daughters, Susan Gardner and Cheyl Magge; chosen children Tim and Emily Currier; special grandchildren, Nathaniel Currier and Jennifer Perez; a special Aunt and Uncle, Shirley and Joseph Mastroieni, Arizona and many nieces and nephews and cousins. She also leaves behind a great bunch of neighbors and a wealth of friends.
Patricia was predeceased by her husband, Richard, known to many as "Dick Balu", a son, Joey, who was taken from her at the age of 11; four brothers, Norris, Arthur, Jr., Russell and Nathan, and two sisters, Violet and Lillian. She was also predeceased by a very special friend, Doris Tyo, who was like a sister to her.
Patricia was born in Saranac Lake on May 2, 1931, to Arthur L. and Lillian Duprey Pratt. She graduated from Saranac Lake High School in 1950.
After graduation, she married Richard C. Beaulieu at St. Luke's Church in Saranac Lake on September 28, 1950.
Mr. Beaulieu died January 4, 1986.
Mrs. Beaulieu was employed for a short time at the New York State Employment Office while her children where of school age but her major role was that of homemaker.
She was the best Mom on the street always ready with homemade cookies or donuts and ready to play football or sort out the latest scuffle.
She was a great neighbor having lived in the same neighborhood for 55 years it became a family hood.
Mrs. Beaulieu was a member of Wm. Cain American Legion, Auxiliary, Chittenago, NY, The Italian American Club, Friends of the Library, and an Exclusive Member of the Pogo CLub.
She is also a former member of the Women of the Moose 729.
Patricia really enjoyed crafts of all kinds, especially knitting. She spent hours on her computer "earning" badges on POGO.
She enjoyed reading. She liked her cats and watching the birds come to her feeders.
Memorial contributions may be made to The Richard C. Beaulieu Memorial Scholarship Fund at Massena Central School, 84 Nightengale Ave., Massena, NY or The Emmanuel Congregational Church Rebuilding Fund, 41 W. Orvis St., Massena, NY or a charity of one's choice.