Lula Mae Cook 07/26/2019

July 27th, 2019 6 comments

Lula Mae Cook

Lula Mae Cook, 86, of Hermon, died on July 26, 2019, at her home.  Calling hours will be Saturday, August 3rd, 10 am- 12 PM, at the funeral home, a funeral mass at St. Mary’s Church, Canton, 12:30 PM, burial to follow at St. Henry’s Cemetery, DeKalb Junction.  Lula Mae is survived by her husband, Donald Cook, her  sons, Steven and his wife, Kitty Cook of Massena, Roy Cook of Hermon, daughters, Donna and her husband John Collins of  Russell, Deborah and her husband Vincent Warren of Malone, Vicki and her husband William Riley of  Boston Lake,  a brother, Eugene and his wife Barbara Coller of DeKalb,  a sister, Geraldine Woods of DeKalb, a sister in law, Joyce Coller, Potsdam, 12 grandchildren, 15, great grandchild, several nieces and nephews.  She was predeceased by a son Dennis Cook, a daughter, Christine Cook, brothers, Lucius, James and John Coller. Lula Mae was born on April 23, 1933, in the Town of DeKalb, the daughter of the late, Floyd L. and Wava Caswell Coller.   She married Donald Cook on October 23, 1950 at St. Henry’s Church, Father Parisian officiating.  She devoted her life to her children and the family farm. Lula was a parishioner of St. Mary’s Church, past parishioner of St. Henry’s Church (where she was in charge of the Easter Breakfast), and she was a past 4H Leader.  She enjoyed crocheting, making afghans, and knitting mittens. In lieu of flowers, contributions can be made to Hospice and Palliative Care of St. Lawrence Valley or St. Mary’s Church, Canton.

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.

Albert “Neil” Wilson 02/01/2019

February 2nd, 2019 1 comment

Albert “Neil” Wilson
Albert “Neil” Wilson, 80, of DeKalb, died on February 1, 2019, at his home.  Calling hours will be Wednesday, February 6, 3 – 5 PM, the funeral service will follow, Reverend Robert Schrimer officiating.  There will be a private burial in the spring at Hermon Cemetery. After the service there will a gathering at the DeKalb Junction Fire Hall. Neil is survived by his sons, Thomas Wilson of Potsdam, Dale and his wife Sharon Wilson of DeKalb, Steven and his wife Elizabeth Wilson of New Hampshire, Jerry and his wife Ann Wilson of DeKalb, daughters, Cindy and her husband Joe Kelley of DeKalb, Susan and her husband David Corbine of Canton, brothers, John and his wife Nancy Wilson of DeKalb, Gary Wilson of Syracuse, Larry and his wife Linda Wilson of Hermon, Lyle Wilson of East Syracuse, a sister, Barbara Wilson of North Carolina, 10 grandchildren, 9 great grandchildren, several nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his brother, Delbert Wilson, and a sister Elma Poole.  Neil was born on March 13, 1938 the son of the late, Jacob and Bertha Pelkey Wilson, in DeKalb. He married Sally Beasaw on April 23, 1955 at their home, she died in 1995. Neil was a farmer all his life at his farm on the Maple Ridge Road, he was also very proud to be part of constructing the seaway, lastly he worked for the Town of DeKalb Highway Department.  He loved his family, hunting, fishing and being in the outdoors.  He was a 30 + year member if the Raripaco Club. In lieu of flowers, contributions can be made to Hospice and Palliative Care of St. Lawrence Valley or the Center for Cancer Care