Ailsie Jane Dowe
Funeral services for Ailsie Jane
Dowe, 81, formerly of Raymondville, will be held Thursday
at 11:00 am at St. Raymonds Church in Raymondville. Burial
will be in St. Lawrence Cemetery in Louisville.
Friends and family are invited to be received on Thursday from 9 - 10:30 am at Phillips Memorial Home 64 Andrews St. Massena, NY.
Jane passed away peacefully on Tuesday June 30, 2009 at the St. Regis Nursing Home.
She is survived by a step daughter Patricia and husband Raymond Chagnon of Massena. Step-grandchildren, Andrew Chagnon, Lisa Chagnon McKeel, Paula McGowan Fisher, Kevin McGowan, Kenneth McGowan, Michelle Dowe, Joelle Dowe, Frank Cuzzocrea Jr. and Patrick Barber. Step-great grandchildren, Benjamin Chagnon, Christopher Chagnon, Kristen, Stephanie and Nicholas McKeel, Bailey, Ryan, Jake McGowan, Aaron and Sarah Fisher, Megan and Morgan McGowan. A brother, Gordon Arquitte and sisters C. Ethel Chapman and Pearl Brothers. Many nieces, nephews.
She was predeceased by a step son Joel Dowe, on November 25, 2002, and step daughter Joan McGowan Cuzzocrea on June 20, 1997.
She was predeceased by six brothers, Simeon, Elihu, Ellis, Earl, Carl, Frank. A sister Carol Baxter.
Born October 3, 1927 in Louisville, NY, the daughter of Heman and Winnie (Ellis) Arquitte. She graduated from Norwood-Norfolk High School in 1945 and Ogdensburg School of Business in 1946.
She married Joseph Harold Dowe on August 28, 1959. Mr. Dowe predeceased her on March 24, 2000.
At one time she worked at Alcoa, Bendix Aviation, Massena Memorial Hospital and Orchard Paper Company.
She was a member of St. Raymond's Church and belonged to Altar and Rosary Society at St. Raymond's. Former member of Royal Neighbors, Norfolk Women's Democrat Club and Norwood Couples Sunday Night Bowling League.
She was Assessor for Town of Norfolk and original Chairman of Board of Assessment Review.
She enjoyed sewing and knitting for step-grandchildren, crocheting afghans, flower gardening and walking.
In 1995, she and her husband donated 4.27 acres to the Town of Norfolk for use with existing Rovers Ball Park.
Memorial Contributions may be made to St. Raymond's Church, Norfolk Fire Department or Norfolk Rescue Squad.
Keith C. Dumas
Funeral services for Keith C.
Dumas, 72, of Waddington, NY will be held Monday at 10:00
am at the Phillips Memorial Home, Waddington. Interment will
be in Brookside Cemetery Waddington.
Friends maybe received on Sunday from 2-4 & 7-9 pm at the Phillips Memorial Home, 28 Clinton St. Waddington.
Memorial contributions may be made to Waddington Rescue Squad or Hospice and palliative care of St. Lawrence Valley.
Mr. Dumas died Friday morning (July 3, 2009), surrounded by his loving family and Hospice at his home.
Keith is survived by his wife Alice, his children, Keith A. Dumas and wife Kate of North Bay, NY, David W. and wife Nobuk of Japan, Sue E. and husband Edward Byrd of Waddington, Kimberly A. Schultz and husband Kevin of Waddington. Seven grandchildren, Kyle and Kayla Dumas, Angela Hall, Erika Dumas, Nathan Byrd, Chris and Cory Schultz. A sister Beverly LaLonde of Waddington, a brother Jay and Tillie Morgan of Wingdale, NY. Six great grandchildren. Several aunts and uncles.
He was predeceased by a grandson Dana Byrd, and a sister Betty Dumas ininfancy.
Mr. Dumas was born May 1,1937 in Waddington, NY, the son of Kenneth and Pearl (Pruner) Dumas.
He was educated in local schools and served in the US Army from 1955-1958.
Married the former Alice Pike on July 2,1955 at the United Methodist Church in Waddington with Rev. Clark.
He retired from Alcoa as carbon changer in 1988.
Following his discharge from the Army he went to work for the wildlife refuge at Wilson Hill.
He enjoyed carving old world Santa Clauses and birds.
He enjoyed hunting and fishing, and enjoy his sports. He also put in a lot of time taking care of a couple of elderly Aunts.
Earl P. Moulton
Earl P. Moulton age 67 of 1799
State Highway, Madrid, NY passed away on Friday, July 3,
2009 in Cato, NY.
Private Graveside services will be held at the convenience of the family in the Madrid Cemetery with Pastor Robert Smith officiating the services.
Earl is survived by his children, Theresa Mathewson of N.C.; Michelle Mathewson of Cato, NY; Marcus Moulton of S.C.; Peter Moulton of Washington; Christian Hall of Syracuse, NY and James Moulton of Madrid, NY. 16 Grandchildren, 1 great-grandchild and several nieces and nephews.
Earl is also survived by his sister and brother-in-law, Georgia and Hubert Brothers of Dekalb Junction, NY; and brother, John Moulton of Madrid, NY.
Earl was born in Potsdam, NY on May 25, 1942 to the late George and Olive (Chatell) Moulton.
Mr. Moulton worked for Mace Motor's in Canton, NY as a Mechanic.
In his free time, Earl loved to watch Nascar and especially his favorite driver, Dale Earnhardt, Sr.; and was active in Youth Sports as a coach for his children and grandchildren.
Mr. Moulton was a past member of the Madrid Fire and Rescue Squad and the Madrid Grange # 926.
Earl was a Deacon in the Southern Baptist Church in New Hampshire.
He will always be remembered as a family man for which lived for his children and grandchildren.
There will be a reception to celebrate Earl P. Moulton's life at the home of Hubert and Georgia Brooks, 20 Gibbons's DeKalb Junction.
Sadie L. Miller
A Funeral Mass for Sadie L. Miller
age 89 of 57 Fenton St., Waddington, NY will be held on
Wednesday, July 8, 2009 at 10:00 AM at the United Methodist
Church, Waddington, NY.
Friends are invited to call at the Phillips Memorial Home, 28 Clinton St., Waddington, NY on Tuesday, July 7, 2009 from 2:00 to 4:00 P.M. and from 7:00 to 9:00 P.M..
Sadie L. Miller went to be with her Lord on Sunday, July 5, 2009 at the United Helpers Nursing Home, Ogdensburg, NY.
Sadie is survived by her children, Barbara (Liddell) Roger Henry of Clermont, FL. ; Steven and Sue Miller of Waddington, NY; Michael "Mickey" Karen Miller of Waddington, NY. Nine grandchildren, 6 great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.
Sadie was predeceased by her husband, Mylas "Chick" Miller; a son, James Miller in 1983; and a sister, Fern Russell.
Mrs. Miller was born in Waddington, NY on December 24, 1919 to the late Gordon and Wanda (Seeley) Sypes. Sadie graduated from Madrid High School.
She was a member of the United Methodist Church her entire Life which she also taught Sunday School there for many years.
Mrs. Miller was a past Cub Scout Leader and Den Mother.
One of Sadie's cherished memories was going to the Boat race's in Waddington with her dear friend Ruth Oshier.
In her free time, Sadie loved to Garden, Read and Knit, but most importantly she enjoyed the time she spent with her family and grandchildren.
Memorial Donations may be directed to the Waddington Rescue Squad in her memory.
Richard R. Cousineau
Funeral services for Mr. Richard
R. Cousineau, 77, of 15 Cline Drive Massena, NY will be held
Friday 10:00 am at the Phillips Memorial Home, Massena,
with Rev. Bernie Menard presiding. Interment will be in
Louisville Community Cemetery.
Friends are invited to call at the Phillips Memorial Home, Massena Thursday from 2-4 & 7-9 pm.
Memorial contributions may be be made to the National MS Foundation, PO Box 4527, New York, NY 10163.
Mr. Cousineau died Monday evening July 6, 2009 at Upstate University Medical Center in Syracuse, NY.
He is survived by his wife Jean M. Cousineau of nearly 51 years. A son Todd M. and wife Kindra of Norwood and daughter Mrs. Eugene (Michelle) Eighmey of Chittenago, NY. Five grandsons, James and Michael Eighmey, Austin, Brandin and Brock Cousineau. A brother Reginald and wife Sharon Cousineau of Brasher. Two sisters, Mrs. Jack (Georgette) Gates, of Castle, NY. Sandra Trask of East Syracuse. Several nieces and nephews.
He was predeceased by two sisters, Ida Reviere, and Beatrice Bennett and a brother Raymond in infancy.
Born November 26, 1931 in Massena, NY, the son of Armas and Yvonne (Barnes) Cousineau.
He married Jean M. Dishaw on October 26, 1958 at St. Lawrence Church with the Rev. Wilfred Nugent presiding.
He served in the US Navy during the Korean War.
He was employed at Reynolds Metal Company as a cast house worker retiring in 1989 with 28 years of employment.
He enjoyed woodworking.
He was a member of the Massena
Senior Citizens, DAV National Chapter.
Paul C. Larue
A reception with the family for
Paul C. Larue, 79, of 58 East Hatfield St. Massena, NY will
be held Sunday from 12:00 PM - 2:00 pm at the Massena
A memorial service and interment will be held at the Holy Trinity Cemetery, Webster, NY, at a later date.
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Massena Meals on Wheels.
Paul passed away peacefully surrounded by his family and Hospice at his home Thursday July 9,2009.
He is survived by his wife Theresa, five sons and four daughter-in-laws; Joseph Paul and Mary Kay, Rochester, NY; John Philip, Little Compton, RI; James Patrick and Denise, Hanahan, SC: Jeffrey Peter and Alicja, Middle Village, NY: Jerry Paul and Evelyn, Pawling, NY. Nine grandchildren; Holly, Shannon, Jessie, Alexa, Paul, Carl, Keegan, Johathan, Dennison. Brothers, and sister in -laws; John and Patricia, Massena, Phillip Larue, Green Cove Springs, FL.; Sisters; Helen Mullarney, Massena, NY; Ilene Sutton, Wolcott, NY. Several nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.
He was predeceased by his parents, Franklin and Mary Carvel Larue, brothers, Kenneth, Charles, and his sister Betty.
Born December 7, 1929 in Massena. He graduated from Massena High School in 1948.
Married Theresa Barnes on June 14, 1952 at Sacred Heart Church in Massena with Rev. Michael Jerecki.
He was a member of Operating Engineers, Rochester, NY.
Resided in Webster, NY for 25 years pursuing his interest in heavy equipment, wrecking and demolition of buildings.
In 1959, he supervised the removal of the "pot rooms" and many structures at the Massena Alcoa Plant.
Over the years, he worked for Empire Wrecking, Co, Atlas Wrecking Co. of Rochester, NY and later The Cleveland Wrecking Co. of Los Angeles, Ca.
Paul and Theresa traveled throughout the USA, Canada, Puerto Rico and Hawaii as Paul supervised the demolition of chemical plants, paper mills, many industrial sites and structures.
He retired to Massena, NY in 1993.
In January of 1994, Southern California suffered a major earthquake on the fault known as North Ridge, in the San Fernando Valley, he was asked to return to work as Project Superintendent for Cleveland Wrecking, Co., responsible for dismantling and demolition of the many bridges and buildings damaged in that quake.
He retired in 1997. Paul enjoyed his family, his garden, growing pumpkins and Christmas trees.
He enjoyed participating in antique tractor pull events with his sons.
Jane M. Deshaies
Funeral services for Jane M.
Deshaies, 52, of 55 Victory Rd, Massena, NY will be held
Wednesday 10:00 am at the Church of the Sacred Heart with
Rev. Bernard Menard presiding.
Calling hours will be held Tuesday evening from 7-9 pm at the Phillips Memorial Home, Massena.
Jane M. Deshaies died peacefully Friday evening (July 10, 2009), under the loving care of her family and hospice at Massena Memorial Hospital.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Massena Memorial Hospital Foundation or Hospice and Palliative Care of St. Lawrence Valley.
Surviving Jane M Deshaies are three daughters: Mrs. Eric ( Michelle) Newberry of St. Louis, Mo. Mrs. Nathan ( Julie) Dold of Canton, Ms. Patricia Sharlow of Plattsburgh, a close companion Greg Shields of Massena, two sisters: Norma Kelly of LeRoy, NY, Elizabeth Deshaies of Auburn, NY, three brothers: Henry and wife Sherry Deshaies of Virginia, David and wife Donna Deshaies of Mexico, NY., Willam Deshaies of Liverpool, NY, many nieces and nephews.
She was born in Massena February 19, 1957 the daughter of Henry and Beatrice (LaBarge) Deshaies.
A graduate of Massena Central High School.
A marriage to Jerry Sharlow ended in divorce.
At one time she was employed as a truck driver then later was a cashier at Hannaford Food Store.
Prior to her disability she bartended at Picky's restaurant, Massena.
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Mary K. Besio
Funeral services for Mary K. Besio,
87 of 19 CLark St., Massena will be Tuesday 10 am ( July 21,
2009) at the Church of the Sacred Heart with Rev Donald J.
Manfred presiding. Interment will be in Calvary Cemetery.
Calling hours will be Monday from 2-4 pm and 7-9 pm at the Phillips Memorial Home, Massena.
Mrs. Besio died Friday morning at the St. Regis Nursing Home where she had been a patient for the past four months.
Surviving Mary K. Besio are her children, Betty Besio of Massena, Julie Doyle of Falmouth, Ma, Mary Ellen Besio of San Diego, Ca, Frank and wife Liz of Camilius, Peter and wife Brynne Anne of Bradenton, Fl, ten grandchildren: Marc, Leeland, Jeffery, James, Mathew, Tim, Rafael, Nicole, Amy and Melissa, three grt grandchildren: Kailey, Adam and Alex. a brother Edward F. and wife Julia of Avon ,Ct.
Born in Pine Bush, Ny January 2, 1922 the daughter of Joseph and Julia ( Moran) Doyle. Graduate of Pine Bush High School and Keuka College.
She earned her Masters at Potsdam College.
Married Frank Besio December 25, 1945 at the Church of the Infant Savior in Newburgh, NY.
Mr. Besio died May 17,1975.
She met her future husband Frank when they both taught at Massena junior/Senior High School where she taught Business courses and he taught Industrial Arts.
She left teaching to be with her family but later returned to teaching in 1963 at St Lawrence Central High School.
After retiring she enjoyed traveling with her friends, volunteering at the Massena Memorial Hospital Auxiliary where she served as President for several terms, volunteering for hospice and Meals on Wheels program among others.
She was a great hockey mom and grand mom and loved transporting the Holy Family Hockey teams to their games through all kinds of winter weather.
She will always loved the kids on Clark Street whether they were her own or others and was famous for making candy apples on Halloween.
Though she had ill health for the past couple of years, she still enjoyed her bridge clubs as well as being a very active in Sacred heart Church.
Ernest Franklin Erratt
Funeral services for Ernest
Franklin Erratt, 89, of 182 Highland Road Massena, NY will
be held at 12:00 noon at the United Methodist Church Chapel
in Massena with Rev. Jeffrey Aiosa. Interment will be in
Pine Grove Cemetery II, Norfolk.
Friends of Ernie's are invited to call from 10:00 am until the time of services at the Chapel.
Ernie passed away peacefully Monday morning July 20, 2009 at the Massena Memorial Hospital.
He is survived by several neices, nephews and cousins.
He was predeceased by three brothers, Bert, Hubert and Basil Erratt.
Ernie was born September 6, 1919 in Winchester, ON, the son of Walter and Minnie (Hogaboam) Erratt.
He worked for Alcoa and was a member of the 25 year Club at Alcoa. Ernie was well liked at the Highland Nursing Home and was known for his sense of humor.
Varoujan H. Almasian
Funeral services for Varoujan
Almasian, 82 of 13 Rosebrier Ave. Massena, NY will be held
Wednesday at 4:00 pm at St. John's Episcopal Church with
Rev. Joel Grigg presiding.
Friends and family will be received on Wednesday from 2-4 pm at St. John's Church. Interment will take place at the convenience of the family.
Varoujan passed away on Monday July 20, 2009, at his home.
He is survived by his son and daughter in-law Michael and Alison Almasian of Massena, N.Y. Three grandchildren, Sosie, Taline, and Jackson all of Massena. A brother Antranig "Tony" Almasian of Massena. Several nieces and nephews.
He was predeceased by his wife Knar "Clara" on May 16, 2008, brothers, Jack Almasian in WW II, Mardiros Almasian, half sister Heghna Hatchigian.
Born July 26, 1926 in Massena, NY the son of Haroutin and Ojean Sylvarian Almasian.
He served in the U.S. Army.
He was employed at Alcoa.
He was a member of the American Legion, Armenian Community Center, St. John's Episcopal Church.
He loved being on the St. Lawrence River; liked to trout fish in the Adirondacks and loved to camp, and garden.
He enjoyed Formula One Racing, always going to the Grand Prix in Montreal, Que.
He especially loved spending time with his family and grandchildren.
Memorial contributions may be made to St. John's Espical Church Fund.
Glynda Y. Abresch
There will be no funeral services
or calling hours for Glynda Y. Abresch, 73, of 8776 State
Highway 56 Raymondville, NY. Burial will be at the
convenience of the family.
Glynda passed away Tuesday July 21, 2009 at Massena Memorial Hospital in Massena, NY under the loving care of her family and Hospice.
She is survived by her husband Roger F. Abresch, a daughter Judy DeRushia of Norfolk. Five grandchildren, Jacquelyn, Jessica, Michael, Jennifer and T.J. A brother, Ronald "Ronnie" Farrell of Baldwinsville, NY, half brother Christopher Farrell of Ogdensburg, NY.
She was predeceased by a son Jimmy George, a daughter Blanche Ruth, and sister Virginia.
Born November 4, 1935 in Brier Hill, NY, the daughter of George and Ruth (Kring) Farrell.
She was employed as a airplane mechanic at Lear Seigler Air Craft Manufacturing plant in San Antonio, Tx.
She married Roger F. Abresch in San Antonio, Tx.
She was previously employed as a bus driver at Norwood-Norfolk School for eight years.
Renee M. Montpetit
A funeral mass for Renee M.
Montpetit, 42, who passed away July 21, 2009, surrounded by
her family at the Bringhmas & Woman's Hospital in Boston
Massachusetts, will be Tuesday July 28, 2009 at 10:00 am at
the Church of the Sacred Heart , Massena with Rev. Bernard
Renee was diagnosed with Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia in December of 2008 and passed away Tuesday, July 21, 2009 of complications from a Stem Cell Transplant that she received on June 11, 2009.
Friends and family will be received on Monday from 2-4 and 7-9 pm at the Phillips Memorial Home in Massena.
Renee is survived by her son Jacob Montpetit Warner, her parents, Yvonne and Maurice Montpetit of Louisville, her sister Michele Montpetit of Burlington, VT. and Renee's companion Jamie Warner of Bombay, NY. Her maternal grandmother Mertis Perras of Massena. Many aunts, uncles, and cousins.
Renee was born December 12, 1966 in Syracuse, NY and moved to Massena in 1974.
She graduated from Massena Central High School in 1985 and then went on to receive her Bachelor's Degree in both Computer Science and English Literature through SUNY Potsdam College and Canton ATC.
For the past ten years she was employed at GM Powertrain in Massena as a Makino/ Machine Operator and prior to that she worked at Hoot Owl Enterprises.
Renee was an outdoor enthusiast and enjoyed her horses, hunting, fishing and camping.
Her animal's were a big part of her life, especially her dog Katana. Most of all she enjoyed her twenty-two month old son Jacob; who was her pride and joy of her life.
The family has asked that in lieu of flowers donations can be made to the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society, 401 N. Salina St. Suite 304, Syracuse, NY 13203.