Archive for December, 2015

Norma J. Lottie 12/15/2015

December 17th, 2015 6 comments

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Norma J. Lottie 70, of DeKalb Junction, died on December 15, 2015 at Claxton Hepburn Medical Center. Calling hours will be Friday, December 18th, 2 – 4 & 7 – 9 PM. The funeral service will be Saturday, December 19, 1:00 PM at the funeral home, Pastor William Scott officiating. Burial will be in East DeKalb Cemetery, DeKalb, New York.  She is survived by her husband, Robert E., sons Robert E. Lottie Jr. and his companion Diane Monroe of Massena, Russell and Dorcas “Sam” Lottie of DeKalb Junction, brothers, Frank Lucas of DeKalb, Francis Lucas of Syracuse, Gerald and his wife Priscilla Lucas of Canton, James Lucas of Morristown, Robert Lucas of South Carolina, Marvin and his wife Penny Lucas of DeKalb, sisters, Susan and her husband Gene “ Knook” Flannigan of Pierrepont, Lucy Harris of DeKalb Junction, Tina and Francis Hewlett of Canton, 7 grandchildren, 8 great grandchildren, several nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her brothers, Lawrence Lucas, Randy Lucas and a sister, Geraldine Gilson.  Norma was born on October 8, 1945, in Ogdensburg, New York, the daughter of Robert and Mary Bancor Lucas. She married Robert E. Lottie in April 1962 at the DeKalb Junction United Methodist Church. She was a self-employed house cleaner and a past member of the Christ Church of Love. In lieu of flowers contributions can be made to the American Cancer Society.

Laura H. Cushing 12/12/2015

December 14th, 2015 6 comments

Picture2Laura H. Cushing
Laura H. Cushing, 83, formerly of Canton, died on December 12, 2015 at Elderwood at Wheatfield in Niagara Falls. On December 16th at the Fairview Cemetery Chapel, Canton, there will be a calling hour at 12 PM followed by the funeral service at 1 PM, Reverend David Weisserd officiating. She is survived by her son Karl and his wife Leslie Cushing of Ortonville, Michigan, daugthers, Karen Schneebeli of  Watertown, New York,  Jean and her husband Joseph Ott of Depew, New York a sister, Mary Drexler of Marcellus, New York,  grandchildren, Dr. and Mrs. Melissa and her husband Justin Macy, Peter Schneebeli, Heidi and her husband Evan Himes, Lindsay Cushing, Ashley Cushing, Thomas Cushing, great grandchildren, Scott and Maya, several nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by a son, Guy Cushing, and a brother, William Hutchinson. Laura was born on March 3, 1932, in Rochester, New York, the daughter of the William and Celia Deuel Hutchinson. She graduated from Syracuse University in 1966 with a nursing degree. Laura married Gerald Cushing in Rochester in 1955, he predeceased her in 1989. She worked as a public health nurse for the City of Detroit, in New York and Massachusetts. Contributions can be made to the charity of ones choice.