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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.

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

Dennis J. Olson 10/19/2018

October 24th, 2018 No comments

Dennis J. Olson

Dennis J. Olson, 65, of Brasher Falls, died on October 19, 2018, at his home. Honoring his wishes, there are no services. Dennis generously donated his body to science. Dennis is survived by his children; Dale and Pattie Olson of Massena, Matthew and Michelle Olson of Alabama, Krystal Olson and Jason Hamilton of Massena, Jennifer Olson of Canton, and Jesse Olson of Canton. He is also survived by his siblings; Daniel Olson of Alabama, Randy and Diane Olson of Rochester, NH, Dixie Olson of New Hampshire, Dianne and Victor Porter of Parsonfield , Maine, Ruby and Roland Simino of Middleton, NH, his cousin and friend Keith Olson, 11 grandchildren, 4 great grandchildren, several nieces, and nephews. He was predeceased by his siblings Ricky Olson, Donna Richards, Raymond Olson and a great-grandson Aiden Riley. Dennis was born on July 1, 1953, in Massena, to the late Harold Vernon and Arlene Joyce LaShomb Olson. He owned and operated Coral Reef Painting in Middleton, New Hampshire. He loved doing commercial painting. In lieu of flowers, contributions can be made to St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital or Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Fund.

Joan E. Kampnich 10/20/2018

October 24th, 2018 3 comments

Joan E. Kampnich
Joan E. Kampnich, 78, of Boonville, died on October 20, 2018, at the Sunset Nursing Home in Boonville. Burial will be Friday, November 2, 2018, 3 PM, at the Hermon Cemetery, a celebration of life will follow at the Lone Wolf Saloon in Hermon. Joan is survived by her son, Daniel and his wife Tracy Wadsworth of Holland Patent, grandchildren, Casey Tyndall of Holland Patent, Kayla Tersip Wadsworth of Remsen, step grandchildren, Chloe and Calli Becker of Holland Patent, special nieces, Yvonne Stewart of Pyrites, Cherie Frisco Williams of North Carolina, Cynthia Kampnich Buell of Lowville, a special friend, Nancy Kampnich, several nieces, nephews, aunts, and cousins. She was predeceased by her son, Lonnie Frisco, brothers, Gary Frisco, Ronald Frisco and Harold Frisco. Joan was born on November 27, 1939, in Ogdensburg, to the late William Ernest and Audrey Peters Frisco, she graduated from DeKalb High School in 1957. Marriages to Daniel Wadsworth Sr. and Bernard Kampnich ended in divorce. She was employed by the US Postal Service as a clerical worker in Syracuse, owned and operated Kam-Bern’s Diner in Remsen, then owned Joan’s Village Inn in Remsen. She moved to Croghan in 1985 and worked as a medical clerk at Fort Drum, until she retired in 2001. In 2001 she became the librarian of the Croghan Free Library. She was a parishioner at St. Stephens Church in Croghan. She loved Yankees baseball, traveling, country music, reading and spending time with her grandchildren. In lieu of flowers, contributions can be made to the Croghan Free Library, P. O. Box 80008, 9794 NY Highway 812, Croghan, NY, 13327, the Croghan Fire Department, 6860 Fire Hall St., Croghan, NY 13327, or the charity of one’s choice.