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Lucy C. Gorr 10/26/2019

October 27th, 2019 3 comments

Lucy C. Gorr

Lucy C. Gorr, 88, formerly of Cocoa, Florida and Bloomingdale, New York, died on October 26, 2019, at her daughter’s home. Funeral services are under the direction of Charlene Johnson-Allen, at French Family Funeral Home, Star Lake.  Calling hours will be October 30th, 11 am – 2 PM at the funeral home, a funeral mass will follow at St. Hubert’s Church, Star Lake, 2:30 PM , Father Shane Lynch officiating. She is survived by her daughters, Valerie L. and Lee Noel of Fulton, Donna L. and Francis (Frank) Whitelaw of Bloomingdale, a brother in law, Larry and Andrea Gore of Hamlin, a sister, Carmen Courtois, a sister in law, Bea Gore, grandchildren, Lee Anthony and Tara Noel of Cicero, Angie and Dylan Molchanoff of Cicero, great grandchildren Nathan, Sabrina and Vanessa Noel, Caiden Russell and Anabel Donovan, several nieces and nephews.  Lucy was born on February 6, 1931, in San Juan, Puerto Rico, the daughter of the late, Francisco C. and Carmen L. Arzuaga Vigo.  She married John (Jack) Gorr on April 12, 1952 in Star Lake, he predeceased her on March 1, 2005.  She proudly worked at the Kennedy Space Center, in Florida for McDonnell Douglas. Prior to that she worked for many years in the office at Clifton Fine Hospital. Lucy was a past matron for the Order of Eastern Star in Oswegatchie, a Girl Scout Leader, and a past parishioner at St. Hubert’s.  She loved spending time with her family, creating porcelain dolls and making their clothing. In lieu of flowers, contributions can be made to the Cranberry Lake Volunteer Rescue Squad.

Barbara E. Alguire 10/22/2019

October 23rd, 2019 2 comments

Barbara E. Alguire

Barbara E. Alguire, 90, died on October 22, 2019, at St. Joseph’s Home.  Calling hours will be October 25th, 3 – 6 PM, funeral service will be October 26th, 1 PM at the United Church of Richville, Reverend Karen Taylor officiating. She is survived by her sons, William and wife Abby Alguire of Alaska, Brent and his wife Erin Alguire of Canton, a daughter, Sherry and her husband John Burke of Harrisville, a sister, Marjorie Rice of Arizona, grandchildren, Emily and her husband Derek LaPoint, Ryan and his wife Ellie Hamilton, Gianna Alguire, great grandchildren, Cooper and Carter Hamilton, Harper, Madison and Peyton LaPoint, several nieces and nephews.  Barbara was born on October 19, 1929, in the village of Gouverneur, NY, the daughter of the late George W. and Mary Anna Griffis Jennings. She graduated from DeKalb High School in 1947.  She married Donald Alguire on October 26, 1947 at her family’s farm, the Reverend E. J. W. Burston officiating, he died on May 5, 2012.  She worked on the Jennings Family Farm.  Barbara was a member of the United Church of Richville and the Order of the Eastern Star #291.  She loved spending time with her grandchildren and great grandchildren, making quilts, and baking. In lieu of flowers, contributions can be made to, the United Church of Richville.

Nancy B. DiGiulio 10/01/2019

October 4th, 2019 5 comments

Nancy B. DiGiulio

Nancy B. DiGiulio, 83, of Syracuse, died on October 1, 2019, at St. Camillus Health and Rehabilitation Center.  There will be a graveside service on October 19, 2019, 11 am, at the White Chapel Memory Garden (Sermon section), Reverend Candace Lawrence officiating. Nancy is survived by her husband, Michael P., sons, Timothy and his wife, Margaret DiGiulio of Syracuse, David DiGiulio of Castleton, Steven and his wife Christine DiGiulio of Troy, 9 grandchildren, several nieces and nephews.  She was predeceased by her brothers, Robert Doolittle, Frederick, Kenneth, Arthur, Howard Hicks, sisters, Margaret Watkins, Beverly and Betty Traverse. Nancy was born on March 23, 1936, in Fayetteville, NY, the daughter of the late Frederick and Wava Chapman Hicks.  She graduated from Fayetteville Manlius High School in 1954 and then attended CCBI.  She married Michael DiGiulio on January 21, 1961 at her parent’s home.  She was a secretary at Upstate Medical Center.  Nancy loved spending time with her grandchildren, watching television, doing aerobics, swimming, going to the casino and out to dinner. In lieu of flowers, contributions can be made to the American Cancer Society.