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Claude M. Livingston 12/23/2014

December 25th, 2014 13 comments

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Claude M. Livingston, 73, of DeKalb Junction died on December 23, 2014, at Canton Potsdam Hospital. There will be no services. He is survived by his wife, Charlotte R., daughters, Lori and her husband Dan Gilbert of Edwardsville, Lisa and her husband Lyle Bishop of Fowler, a brother Gary and his wife Betty Livingston, DeKalb Junction, sisters, Judith and her husband Edward Dubrule of Richville, Betty Jones of St. Augustine, Florida, grandchildren, Eugene Bishop and Connor Bishop, several nieces and nephews. Claude was born on October 19, 1941 in Ogdensburg, New York, the son of Earl and Norma Jean Simms Livingston. He married Charlotte Fuller on October 26, 1962 at the Gouverneur Methodist Church, Reverend Stanley Brown officiating. He was a farmer on the family farm from 1957 – 1992. He enjoyed draft horses, tractor pulling, hunting and fishing. Contributions can be made to the American Heart Association or the Diabetes Foundation.

Kenneth W. Fredette 12/22/2014

December 23rd, 2014 7 comments

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Kenneth W. Fredette, 60, of Canton, died on December 22, at Riverledge Health Care Facility. There will be no services. He is survived by his wife, Leola L. Fredette, his father, Clifton Fredette of North Granville, daughters, Kara Fredette of Potsdam, Jessica and her husband Kori Eckel of Richville, Kaitlyn Fredette of Hermon, brothers, Jeffrey and his wife Stacy Fredette of Granville, Dean and his wife Michelle Fredette of Hampton, sisters, Pamela and her husband Jim Shova of Kingsburg, Tina Duel of Middletown Springs, Vermont, Robin and her husband Rodney Taylor of Chatsworth, California, Tammy Lampkins of Glens Falls, grandchildren, Trevor Patterson, Tanner Patterson, Kendall Patterson, Hunter Eckel, several nieces and nephews. Kenneth was born on August 12, 1954 in Granville, the son of Clifton and L. Jessie Martin Fredette, he graduated from Granville High School. He married Leola Donaldson on August 9, 1975, at the United Methodist Church in Canton. He was a farmer and loved doing carpentry and word puzzles. In lieu of flowers, contributions can be made to the charity of ones choice.

Beulah M. Davis 12/18/2014

December 19th, 2014 10 comments

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Beulah M. Davis, 86, of Hermon, died at her home, December 18, 2014. She was born in the Town of Pierrepont, the daughter of Leon and Edith Fifield Enslow. She married John Davis on December 12, 1959 in the Methodist Church by Richard Northup. Beulah had three children Fama and Nelson Carpenter, John Spicer (predeceased) and Mickey Stiles, two grandchildren, Michael and Christine VanHouse and Tiffany Spicer,granddaughter Michelle VanHouse (predeceased),  two great grandchildren Ashlyn and Sophia Spicer, daughter of the heart, Kathy Carpenter. She attended Hermon School, she was a secretary for 9 years at Kraft foods, ran the Davis Adult Home until retiring and sold Avon for 10 years. She was a cancer survivor. Beulah was a member of the Hermon Ladies Auxiliary for 54 years, holding the offices of President, Secretary, Chaplin and 35 years as the treasurer, past president of St. Lawrence County Auxiliary, past member of O.E.S., Hermon, Hermonites Home Bureau Chairman for 17 years, the DeKalb Hermon Senior Citizens Club, The Friday Girls and past member of the Hermon Volunteer Rescue Squad. She enjoyed bowling, golfing and camping. There will be no services, in lieu of flowers contributions can be made to Hospice and Palliative Care of St. Lawrence Valley.

Leona M. Holland 12/13/2014

December 15th, 2014 4 comments

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Leona M. Holland, 79, of Heuvelton, died on December 13, at Claxton Hepburn Medical Center.  Calling hours will be Wednesday, December 17, 2 -4 and 7-9 PM, at the funeral home. A funeral service will December 18, 1:00 PM, at the First Baptist Church, Hermon, Pastor Robert Browning officiating. Burial will follow in Hermon Cemetery, Hermon. She is survived by her daughter and son in law, Lucille and Teri Thompson of Chataguay, brothers, Gaylord Paro Jr. of Star Lake, Albert and his wife Lynn Paro of Mustang, Oklahoma, Charles and his wife, Alicia Paro of Canasota, sisters, Connie Cole of Sodus, Pauline Riddell of DeGrasse, Beatrice Peck of Heuvelton, who was also her caregiver, Sharron Steele of Star Lake, grandchildren, Bethany and her husband Jeremy Lynn, Aaron Thompson, Mark Thompson, Joel Thompson, Jonathan and his wife, Katie Thompson, Seth Thompson, Nathaniel and his wife Kirsten Thompson, Peter Thompson, Philip Thompson, Matthew Thompson, Benjamin Thompson, 10 great grandchildren, several nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by a daughter, Grace Holland, brothers, James Paro, Kenneth Paro and a sister, Thelma Denney. Leona was born on July 6, 1935 in the Town of Russell, the daughter of Gaylord and Jane Eells Paro. She attended Knox Memorial Central School. She married Harlow Holland on November 17, 1954 at the Gouverneur Methodist Church Parsonage by the Reverend Frank Brown, he predeceased her on July 1, 2009. Leona and her husband owned and operated a dairy farm in DeKalb Junction, she also previously worked at Aiello’s and McCadam’s. She was a member of the First Baptist Church in Hermon and a past member of the Rebekha Lodge. Leona loved making cakes, crocheting, doing ceramics, reading and making jigsaw puzzles. In lieu of flowers, contributions can be made to the First Baptist Church, 118 Church Street, Hermon, New York 13652.