Archive for December, 2021

Paul R. Reed 12/23/2021

December 23rd, 2021 1 comment

Paul R. Reed

Paul R. Reed, 92, of Richville, died, December 23, 2021, at his home. A graveside service will be December 29, 2021, 11:00 am at Maple Grove Cemetery, Richville, Pastor David Hart officiating.  Paul is survived by his sons Dorwin and wife Pamela Gore of Gouverneur, Richard and his wife Colleen Reed of Gouverneur, Roger and his wife Donna Reed of Canton, daughter, Amy Jo and her husband Michael Weil of Canton,  grandchildren, Jamie Salvatore and her companion Corey Clarke, Alexander and his companion, Jacklynne Durham, T.J. Gore and his companion Paige Bango, Bethany Gore, Christopher Reed, Jason Reed, Travis and his wife Leslie Reed, Ashley and her husband Curtis Constance, and Connor Reed, great grandchildren, Henry Gore, Jordan Reed, Taya Constance, Lia Constance and Holden DeShane. He was predeceased by a brother Ross Reed. Paul was born on October 30,1929, in Syracuse, the son of the late Arlie F. and Marjorie J. Gray Reed. He married Reta Durant on February 6, 1961, she predeceased him on January 13, 2015.  Paul retired in 1987 as the supervisor for NY State DOT, Hailesboro, after his retirement he was the clerk of the works for Marble City Affordable Housing, Gouverneur. Paul owned and operated Reed’s Market in Richville, from 1946 – 1961.  Paul was the former President and board member of the Maple Grove Cemetery, was a past chief and member of the Richville Fire Department and was a member of the Spruce Mountain Hunting Club.  He loved to hunt and fish. Contributions in lieu of flowers can be made to the United Church of Richville, Main Street, Richville, New York, 13681 or the Maple Grove Cemetery, Richville. New York.

Brenda S. Bacon 12/22/2021

December 23rd, 2021 3 comments


Brenda S. Bacon

Brenda S. Bacon, 54, of DeKalb Junction, died, December 22, 2021. There are no services at this time.  Brenda is survived by her husband Brian, son Ethan Bacon of DeKalb Junction, daughter, Alyssa and her husband Andrew Baxter of Canton, her mother, Sandra Taylor of Jamestown, siblings, Robert Taylor of Florida, Tammy Taylor of Busti, half siblings, Johnny Caruso of North Carolina, Robin and her husband Barry Pfaff of Pennsylvania, grandchildren, Dominic Baxter and Alessandra Baxter, her in-laws Bruce and Maxine Bacon of Richville, several nieces and nephews.  Brenda was born on November 10,1967, in Jamestown, New York, the daughter of John and Sandra Waite Taylor.    She married Brian Bacon on January 17,1988 in Olmstead, Florida. Brenda earned an AS degree and a BS degree in information technology from SUNY Canton, she graduated with honors, then earned a Masters’ degree in Security Management from Bellevue University.  She started her career at Mercy Hospital, then at Corning Glass, General Dynamics and SAIC on Fort Drum until 2012, she was a computer network administrator.  She was a member of Chi Epsilon Honor Society. Brenda loved her family, her dogs and Dominic.  She enjoyed gardening, horses, animals and painting.  Her last project was with her son Ethan, they lettered and painted a new sign for the family business. Contributions in lieu of flowers can be made to the Potsdam Humane Society, Ogdensburg SPCA or the Parkinson Foundation.  

Gwenllian Ann Taylor 12/12/2021

December 14th, 2021 No comments

Gwenllian Ann Taylor

Gwenllian Ann Taylor, 88, of Rensselaer Falls, died, December 12, 2021. A graveside service will be December 22, 2021, 11:00 am at Jerusalem Cemetery, Canton, Pastor Martha Helmer officiating.  Gwen is survived by her brother, William Taylor, DeKalb Junction, nieces, Sandra and her husband Andrew Morrison of DeKalb Junction, Suzanne Kane of Orlando, FL, great nieces, Stacy and her husband Josh Morrison, Andrea Morrison, Kristin and Robert Allender, a great nephew, Devon and his wife Melissa Kane, 4 great great nieces and 1 great great nephew.  She was predeceased by her brother Daniel Taylor and a niece Mary Ellen Taylor.   Gwenllian was born October 18, 1933, in Ogdensburg, the daughter of the late Donald and Luella Lobdell Taylor.  Gwen was a mail sorter at the ARC in Canton, NY. Gwen loved her cats. She enjoyed washing dishes and shopping. Contributions in lieu of flowers can be made to the American Cancer Society.