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David F. Brassbridge 06/26/2019

June 28th, 2019 7 comments

David F. Brassbridge

David F. Brassbridge, 70, of DeKalb, died on June 26, 2019, at his home.  As per David’s wishes there will be no services.  David is survived by his husband, Richard Fitzgerald, his son, David F. and his wife Annette Brassbridge II of Swanville, ME, a daughter, Angela and her husband Timothy Donaldson of Hermon, brothers, Lawrence and his wife Charlene Brassbridge, Roger and his wife Shirley Brassbridge, Wayne and his wife Pamela Brassbridge, Kenneth and his wife Gail Brassbridge, Carlton and his wife Millie Brassbridge, Stephen and his wife Dianna Brassbridge, a sister, June Johnson all of Frankfort, ME, grandchildren, James David Brassbridge, Jenna Brassbridge, Julia Brassbridge, Chase Donaldson, Gage Donaldson, Richard Martin and his companion, Tara Richards, great grandchild, Aubree, extended family, Lisa Camidge,  several nieces and nephews.  He was predeceased by brothers, Robert Brassbridge, and John Young. David was born on April 21, 1949, in Winterport, ME, the son of the late, Lawrence C. and Elmyra I. Young Brassbridge.   He graduated from Searsport High School, the he received a bachelor’s degree from Mater Dei College. A marriage to Carol Lape ended in divorce.  He was a devoted employee of The Arc Jefferson/ St. Lawrence for over 39 years as a director support professional. He also trained athletes for Special Olympics for many years.  David enjoyed, mowing the lawn, going to the casino, doing scratchers, making bonfires, and gardening. In lieu of flowers, contributions can be made to the DeKalb Junction Volunteer Fire Dept., the Hermon Fire Dept. or the Frankfort Congregational Church, 42 S. Main Road, Frankfort, ME, 04438.

Neale D. Hance 05/09/2019

May 10th, 2019 1 comment

Neale D. Hance

Neale D. Hance, 70, of Canton, died on May 9, 2019, at his home.  There will be a celebration of life at a later date.  Neale is survived by his sons, Neale E. Hance of Morley, Robert Hance of Canton, his daughter, Randi Lynne and Quentin Wright of Canton, brothers, David and Judy McMartin, Lawrence and Kathy McMartin, sisters, Ruby and Verde Snyder of Canton, Penny Rutherford, Tammy and David Allen of Lisbon, grandchildren, Logan Hance, Ethan Hance, Bryson Hance, Taylor Hance, Heaven Hance, Latham Rider, several nieces and nephews.  He was predeceased by a son Silas Hance, and a brother, Steven Hance. Neale was born on July 5, 1948, in the Town of Canton, the son of the late, Clint Neale and Pauline Hance McMartin. He married Danette A. Hance on February 2, 1980, she died on February 21, 2017.  He was a laborer at Heuvelton Veneer Plant and a roofer at Bellinger’s Roofing in Canton. Neale enjoyed, spending time with his grandchildren, playing the guitar, and tell stories. In lieu of flowers, contributions can be made American Lung Association.

Evelyn M. Fiefield 05/08/2019

May 9th, 2019 2 comments

Evelyn M. Fiefield

Evelyn M. Fiefield, 92, formerly of Richville, died on May 8, 2019, at Highland Nursing Home, Massena.  There will be a graveside service on June 29th, 2019 at 3:00 PM, at Maple Grove Cemetery, there will be a gathering following the burial at the Richville Volunteer Fire Dept..  Evelyn is survived by her son, Dean Simmons of Richville, daughters, Diane and Albert Hull of Richville, Dawn and Tommy MacDonald of Richville, Dinah and Daniel Miller of Churubusco, brothers, Maurice and Gladys Johnson of Hammond, Jason Johnson,  grandchildren, Christopher Simmons, Dean Simmons, Deanna Simmons, Arthur Mac Donald, Lorne Mac Donald, Megan Mac Donald, Dane Miller, several great, great great grandchildren, nieces and nephews.  She was predeceased by a son Duane Simmons, brothers, Brayton Johnson, Lwellyn Johnson, Dwayne Johnson, Charlie Johnson, sisters, Bertha Rowe, Mabel Petell, Cecilia Johnson, and Lois Johnson. Evelyn was born on September 13, 1926, in Lapeer, Michigan, the daughter of the late, Brayton and Doris Smith Johnson Sr. She married Alfred Simmons on October 15, 1949 in Edwards, he died on October 30, 1989, she then married Lloyd Fiefield on December 19, 1998, he died on January 11, 2003.  She was a chamber maid in Gouverneur and at the Granview in Ogdensburg. Evelyn enjoyed, painting pictures, growing strawberries, traveling, country music and was an avid canner. In lieu of flowers, contributions can be made to Highland Nursing Home, 182 Highland Road, Massena, New York 13662.

Joan F. Davis 04/23/2019

April 25th, 2019 No comments

Joan F. Davis
Joan F. Davis, 79, of Hermon, died on April 23, 2019, at Canton Potsdam Hospital.  There will be no services.  Joan is survived by her sons, Robert Davis of Hermon, Kenneth Davis of Hermon, daughters, Penny Cornell of Hermon, Mellody Davis of Hermon, grandchildren, Melissa Brown, Jessica Bessette, Cody Cardinell, great grandchildren, Brianna Breen, Lila Ann Ladison, Willow Pearl Ladison, several nieces and nephews.  She was predeceased by her sons, Scott Davis, John Davis, a brother, Harry Davis and a sister Bonnie Davis.  Joan was born on November 21, 1939, in Lowville, the daughter of the late Robert and Loretta Davis. She married Morris Davis on April 12, 1961 in Niagara Falls, he predeceased her on March 10, 2016. Joan was a waitress at the Cascade Inn in Canton.  She enjoyed playing bingo, poker and going to the casino. In lieu of flowers contributions can be made St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital.
 

Daniel A. Hagen 04/14/2019

April 15th, 2019 4 comments
Daniel A. Hagen
Daniel A. Hagen, 68, of DeKalb Junction, died on April 14, 2019, at Canton Potsdam Hospital. There will be a Celebration of Life on Friday April 19th, 5 – 8 PM at AMVETS Post 11, DeKalb Junction.  Daniel is survived by his son Jeremy and his wife Calely Hagen of Milford, CT, his brothers, Gary and his wife Linda Hagen of Hammond, Donald and his wife Melanie Hagen of Evans Mills, a granddaughter, Zoey Hagen, several nieces and nephews. Dan was born on January 9, 1951, in Watertown, the son of the late, Manford and Mildred Moyer Hagen. Daniel was a millwright machinist at Corning Inc., he retired in 2007. Daniel was a member of the United Steel Workers of America, and AMVETS Post 11. He enjoyed, hunting, riding motorcycles and ATVs. In lieu of flowers, contributions can be made to the St. Lawrence County SPCA.

Carl H. McCready 02/18/2019

February 19th, 2019 7 comments

Carl H. McCready

Carl H. McCready, 80, formerly of Ogdensburg, died on February 18, 2019, at RiverLedge Nursing Home.  Calling hours will be Friday, February 22, 1 – 3 PM, funeral to follow, Reverend Paul Dettmer officiating.  Burial will be Friday, May 10, 2019, 10 am at Fairview Cemetery, Canton. Carl is survived by his sons, Carl Clifford and his wife Pam McCready of Ogdensburg, James Dean McCready and his fiancé Becky Martin of Rensselaer Falls, a daughter, Debbie and her husband Steve Fenton of Heuvelton, grandchildren, Chris McCready, Jamie Bush and Kristy McDougall and four great grandchildren. He was predeceased by his grandson, Matthew McCready. Carl was born on April 14, 1938, in Ogdensburg, the son of the late, Clifford and Mary Butler McCready. He attended Heuvelton Central School. He married Patricia Gordon, November 29, 1958 the marriage ended in divorce. Carl was a farmer in Rensselaer Falls and DeKalb Junction, he left the area and when he returned he drove a truck for Edson Martin Brewery, worked at Foremost Foods as a machine operator, worked for the Town Of DeKalb, and was a taxi driver for Bartman’s Taxi in Ogdensburg until the late 1990’s. He also owned and operated Carl’s Auto and trucked cattle on the side. He enjoyed, hunting, fishing, working on cars, playing cards and pool, music, dancing, eating popcorn and visiting with family and friends. In lieu of flowers, contributions can be made to the St. Lawrence County SPCA.

Shirley W. Peterson 02/12/2019

February 15th, 2019 1 comment

Shirley L. Peterson

Shirley L. Peterson, 90, formerly of DeKalb Junction, NY and New Haven, CT, died on February 12, 2019, at Highland Nursing Home.  There will be no services, as Shirley was a generous donation to science. Shirley is survived by her daughter Sherrie Revet of Russell, grandchildren, Erin Revet, Justin Revet, Kimberly Revet, Megan Revet, 2 great grandchildren, several nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her sons, Thomas J. Revet, Mark Revet, brothers, Nelson Wilmot, Albert Wilmot, Russell Wilmot, sisters, Corrina Richards and Dorothy Crosby. Shirley was born on January 21, 1929, in West Haven, CT, the daughter of the late, Nelson and Lucy Maurer Wilmot. She graduated from West Haven High School in 1946. She married Thomas Revet in 1948 that marriage ended in divorce, she then married Glenn Peterson on May 2, 1973, and he died on January 31, 2004. Shirley started her careers in Belding Cordecilli Research Center as a Lab Tech, then sold advertising at the New Haven Register, worked in classifieds at the Danbury News Times, owned the Revet Realty and Insurance in Thompson, CT, and the Peterson’s Country Realty in DeKalb Junction, NY. She was a member of MUFON and loved to collect and sell antiques. In lieu of flowers, contributions can be made to SUNY Upstate Medical Center research department.

Rebecca J. Haywood 02/10/2019

February 12th, 2019 3 comments

Rebecca J. Haywood

Rebecca Haywood, 61, of Canton, died on February 10, 2019, at Riverledge Nursing Home. Calling hours will be Saturday, February 16, 11 am- 3 PM, the funeral service will follow at 3 PM, Reverend Robert Schrimer officiating.  There will be a burial on May 13, 2019, 11:00 am at Woodland Cemetery, Fine. Rebecca is survived by her daughter and son in law, Sarah and James Eshelman of DeKalb Junction, brothers, Malcolm and his wife Carol Hubbard of DeKalb, David Hubbard and Deborah Cady of Hannawa Falls, a sister, Louise Gardner of Norfolk, grandchildren, James Eshelman, Isaiah Eshelman, Patricia Eshelman, several nieces and nephews. Rebecca was born on January 8, 1958, in Potsdam, the daughter of the late, John Hubbard and Patricia Butterfield Gardner, Rebecca was raised by her Dad, Clarence Gardner after the passing of her father. She married Richard Haywood, on July 21, 1984, he died March 14, 1997. Rebecca was a homemaker who loved being with her grandchildren, playing bingo and crocheting. In lieu of flowers, contributions can be made to the St. Lawrence Valley SPCA or Hospice and Palliative Care of St. Lawrence Valley.

Brenda L. Elwell 01/13/2019

January 16th, 2019 1 comment

Brenda L. Elwell

Brenda L. Elwell, 58, of Hermon, died on January 13, 2019, at the Canton Potsdam Hospital. There will be no services.  Brenda is survived by her husband Stephen, her mother, Marilyn Davis of Hermon, her son Lawrence Elwell of Mississippi, her daughters, Stefanie and her husband Mitchell Reid of Old DeKalb, Casandra and her husband Seth McClellan of White Creek, her brothers, Matthew Davis and Joanna Wright of DeKalb, Mark Davis of Johnstown, a sister Donna Butler of DeKalb, 12 grandchildren, her close friends Robert and Ann Straton, several nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her father Donald Evans Davis.  She was born on June 22, 1960, in Amsterdam. She married Stephen Elwell on October 11, 2004. She worked as a sewing machine operator in Troy, and Vermont.  She loved hunting, fishing and working in her yard. In lieu of flowers, contributions can be made to the hAmerican Cancer Society. 

Rita A. Gooshaw 01/03/2019

January 3rd, 2019 1 comment

Rita A. Gooshaw

Rita A. Gooshaw, 73, of Heuvelton, died on January 3, 2019, at the Claxton Hepburn Medical Centers.  She will be laid to rest at Notre Dame Cemetery, Ogdensburg on May 20, 2019. There will be a reception to celebrate her life on May 25, 2019, 2 PM at her home, 174 Union Street, Heuvelton. Rita is survived by son, Kevin Gooshaw of Canton, her daughters, Kim and Thomas Broadhead of Wynantskill, Molly Gooshaw of Heuvelton, stepsons, Joseph Gooshaw of Willet, Randy Gooshaw of Wisconsin, a step daughter, Robin Gooshaw of Nebraska, sisters, Rose and Richard Mitchell of Ogdensburg, Lucy Carter of Ogdensburg, grandchildren, Crystal Joseph, Isaac Gooshaw, Amber Frost, April Gooshaw, Leah Broadhead, Noah Holden, several great grandchildren, nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her stepson, Raymond Gooshaw.  She was born on September 11, 1945, in Ogdensburg, the daughter of William and Pearl Arnold White. She married Robert A. Gooshaw on December 7, 1973 at their home in Heuvelton, he predeceased her on September 23, 2008. She worked as head cook at St. Joseph’s Nursing Home for over 30 years.  She loved to take care of her grandchildren, shop, cook for an army and taking care of her pets. In lieu of flowers, contributions can be made to Hospice and Palliative Care of St. Lawrence Valley or the Heuvelton Volunteer Fire Department