Charlotte R. Livingston 10/05/2022

Charlotte R. Livingston

Charlotte R. Livingston, 78, of DeKalb Junction, died on October 5, 2022, at Claxton Hepburn Medical Center. There will be a graveside service on October 14, 2022, at Pine Hill Cemetery, Eel Weir, 12:00 PM for Charlotte and Claude.  Charlotte is survived by her daughters, Lori and her husband Dan Gilbert of Heuvelton, Lisa Bishop of Fowler, siblings, Lyndon and his wife Sally Fuller, Lyle Fuller, Ralph and his wife Kathy Fuller, Donald and his wife Christine Fuller, Phyllis Tripp, Janice and her husband Roger Refici, Glenda Bickford, all of Fowler, John and his wife Kathie Fuller of Florida, grandchildren Eugene Bishop and his fiancé Jessica Hentz, Connor and his wife Brooke Bishop, great grandchild, Averie Bishop, several nieces and nephews.  She was predeceased by a brother, Vernon Fuller, and a son in law, Lyle Bishop. Charlotte was born on October 30,1943 in Gouverneur to the late, John and Ruth Stevens Fuller. She graduated from Gouverneur High School in 1962.  Charlotte married Claude Livingston on October 26, 1962 at the Gouverneur Methodist Church, Reverend Stanley Brown officiating, he died on December 23, 2014. She was an office clerk at N.T. Grants, a sales clerk at B.O. Kinney’s, a department manager at Britts, an office clerk at Gouverneur Talc Co. Inc., as a waitress and cook at Bob’s Diner, and lastly at Tripp Fuel Company as an office clerk, until she retired. Charlotte was a member of the Hermon-DeKalb Craft Club.  She loved spending time with her family and enjoyed her camp, crafting, gardening and baking. In lieu of flowers, contributions can be made to the American Cancer Society.

Clarridge D. Grant “Don” 01/18/2022

Clarridge D. Grant


Clarridge D. Grant., 94, of DeKalb Junction, died, January 18, 2022 at his home. There will be a graveside service on May 21, 2022 at 1:00 PM with military honors at Hermon Cemetery, Pastor Joseph Weidler officiating . Don is survived by his sons, Thomas and his wife Emily Grant, of Rensselaer Falls, Bruce and his wife Bonnie Grant, of DeKalb Junction, his daughter, Kitty and her husband Steven Cook, of Massena, 8 grandchildren, 19 great grandchildren, several nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his wife Anna, a son, Steven Grant, a great grandson Grant Woodrow, brothers, Phillip and Richard Grant, and a sister, Harriet Gary.  Clarridge was born July 21, 1927 in Potsdam to the late, Glenn and Elsie Curtis Grant. He married Anna Thomas on July 21,1948 at the United Methodist Church, Colton, she died on October 4, 2020.  Don was in the Army during WWII, where he earned an Army of Occupation Medal and a WWII Victory Medal.  He worked for National Grid first as a line foreman, then in 1966 he became the supervisor in Hermon until his retirement in 1976.  Don was an avid golfer and enjoyed hunting.  He was a member of the AMVETS Post 11, Gouverneur Elks Club, Hannawa Falls Fire Department, Emerald Greens, Canton Country Club, and a life member of the DAV. He had been a Town of Hermon Councilman. Contributions in lieu of flowers can be made to the Alzheimer’s Association or the Canton United Helpers Nursing Home.  

Carl A. Bristol 03/21/2021

Carl A. Bristol

Carl A. Bristol, 67, of Canton, died on March 21, 2021, at Central Park Rehabilitation Center, Syracuse. There will be a graveside service on April 19, 2021 at 11:00 am at the Hermon Cemetery, Pastor John Frary officiating.  Carl is survived by his sons, Jeremy and his wife Brittany Bristol of Scotia, Justin and his wife Karen Bristol of DeKalb Junction, brothers, Rodney Bristol of Russell, Sidney and his wife Tina Bristol of Russell, Jeffrey Bristol of Potsdam, Leo Bristol of Russell, sisters Carolyn and her husband Tom Moulthorp of Canton, Vera “Jeannine” Randall of Ohio, grandchildren, Kyle Bristol, Lily Bristol, Sam Vandeputte, John Vandeputte, several nephews and nieces. He was predeceased by his brother, Michael Bristol. He was born on June 20, 1953 in Gouverneur, to the late, Leo and Esther Dennee Bristol. He graduated from Hermon DeKalb Central School in 1972 and attended classes at SUNY Canton.  Carl married Carol Fleming on July 30, 1977 which ended in divorce. He worked at Newton Falls Paper Mill, was a driver for LeBerge and Curtis, Diamond Propane and M&M Trucking in Russell.  He was a member of the Hermon Volunteer Fire Department. He loved spending time with his grandchildren, hunting, and fishing. In lieu of flowers, contributions can be made to the Hermon Volunteer Fire Department or Hermon DeKalb Boy Scout Troop 144, c/o Darcie Velez, 1034 Pond Road, Hermon, NY, 13652.

Carl H. McCready 02/18/2019

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.

Carrie L. Knapp 10/09/2018

Carrie Lyn Knapp
Carrie L. Knapp “Bear”, 42, of DeKalb, died on October 9, 2018, at her home. There will be a memorial service at the Christian Life Fellowship Church, 52 Church St., Gouverneur on Sunday, November 4, 2018 at 12:30 PM, Pastor Lavek officiating. A celebration of her life will follow at the Gouverneur Elks Club. Carrie is survived by her parents, Alan and Valerie Breen Knapp, her companion, Jed Meade, her son, Malachi Schnaderbeck, a daughter and son in law, Montana and her husband Jason Lavigne, brothers, Lee and his wife Cindy Knapp, Timothy and his wife Bettyann Knapp, Andy Knapp and Barbara Crosby, Jesse and his wife Renee Knapp, sisters Betsy Williamson, Erin and her husband David Zahler, Anna Knapp and Cody Peck, grandchildren, Lannah and Georgia Lavigne, several nieces and nephews. She was born on October 17, 1975, in Arlington Vermont. She worked as a cook at the Potsdam Elks Club #2074, prior to that she owned and operated her dairy farm as a single parent with two children. Carrie was a member of the Potsdam Elks Club, a past member of the 4H Club. Her passions were horses, traveling, being near the water and gathering people. In lieu of flowers, contributions can be made to Hospice and Palliative Care of St. Lawrence Valley.

Carmen G. Graves 05/24/2018

Carmen G. Graves
Carmen Graves, 92, of Massena, died on May 24, 2018, at the St. Regis Nursing Home. There will be no services, Carmen was a generous donation to science. Carmen is survived by his wife Martha and a son Gregory Graves of Brasher. He was predeceased by his son, Kurt Graves in 2006. Carmen was a WWII veteran. He retired 30 years ago as a psychiatric therapy aide (with nurse’s recognition) from SUNY Upstate Medical Center in Syracuse. In lieu of flowers contributions can be made to Hospice and Palliative Care of St. Lawrence Valley, Potsdam Animal Shelter, or the charity of ones choice.

Chester R. Rathbun Sr. 10/03/2017

Chester R. Rathbun Sr.
Chester R. Rathbun, Sr., 70, of, Star Lake, died on October 3, 2017, at his home. The funeral service will be, Friday, October 6, 2017, 2:30 PM at the funeral home, Pastor Ben Levendusky, officiating, burial will follow in Hermon Cemetery. Friends and family are invited to a gathering at the Russell Town Hall after the service at the cemetery. He is survived by sons, Chester R. Rathbun, Jr. of Watertown, Chester R. and his wife Elizabeth Rathbun Jr. of Canton, Christopher and his wife Jennifer Rathbun of Watertown, Justin Rathbun of Watertown, daughters, Elizabeth M. Rathbun and fiancé James Farnsworth, Laura Gallo and boyfriend Paul Pinto Jr. of Springfield, Vermont, a brother, Thomas and his wife Sharon Rathbun of North Lawrence, sisters, Arlene Fifield of Gouverneur, Helen Macy of Plattsburgh, 11 grandchildren, several nieces and nephews. He was predeceased, by siblings, Benjamin Rathbun, Raymond Rathbun, Charles Rathbun, Robert Rathbun, Edward Rathbun, Nora Mae Rathbun, Alice Cross, and Linda Gonyea. Chester was born on May 10, 1947 in Plattsburgh, New York, the son of the late Norman E. and Elizabeth M. LaFountain Rathbun. Marriages to Diane Russell and Cindy Guyette ended in divorce. He was a laborer for Fisher Price in Keyesville, New York. He loved being with his grandchildren, scrapping metal, fishing, and hunting. In lieu of flowers contributions can be made to the Roswell Park Cancer Institute.

Carl J. Brunet 02/21/2015

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Carl J. Brunet, 87, formally of Hermon, died on February 21, 2015 at Maplewood Health Care and Rehabilitation Center.  A graveside service will be on July 18, 2015, 11 am at St. Henry’s Cemetery, Father Stephen Rocker officiating,  a luncheon will follow the service at the DeKalb Junction United Methodist Church. He is survived by his wife, Elaine, a daughter Carolyn and her husband Lloyd (Butch) Hadden of Winter Haven, Florida, sons, Randy and his wife Vicki Brunet of Edwards, Ritchie Brunet of Hermon, a sister Alida Doud of Fairport, 9 grandchildren, 10 great grandchildren, 3 great great grandchildren, several nieces and nephews. Carl was born on April 27, 1927 in Hermon, the son of Joseph H. and Pauline I. Baker Brunet Jr. He graduated from Hermon High School in 1945. Carl married Elaine J. Barr on November 5, 1949 at St. James Church Rectory, Gouverneur, Father Divine officiating. He ran a milk route and other hauling which was purchased in 1948, went to work for Town Highway Department in Hermon, spring 1951. Fall of November, 1951 he purchased farm and drove school bus for Hermon District. He worked for the County Department and was an Assessor for the Town of Hermon for five years. Carl worked part time for Roger McBath at Robinson’s Farm Equipment of Canton before 1979. He was a truck driver and did machinery set up for Dragroon Equipment in Canton until his retirement in 1992. Carl was a member of St. Henry’s Church and St. James Church. He loved dancing, reading the newspaper, farming, tinkering in his shop and being busy. Contributions can be made to the American Cancer Society or the Alzheimer’s Association.

Cyrus “Cy” W. Weller 01/31/2015

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Cyrus W. Weller, 89, of DeKalb Junction, died on January 31, at Canton Potsdam Hospital. Calling hours will be February 3rd, 11 AM – 2 PM, a funeral service will be at 2 PM, Pastor Pedro Morales officiating. Burial will be in Morley Cemetery, Morley on June 12, 2015 at 2:00 PM. He is survived by his children, Ricky Weller of Clearwater, Texas, Michael Weller of Rensselaer Falls, Ronald Church of Ohio, Joseph Weller of Richville, Donna Merithew of Houston, Texas, Karen and her husband Raymond Austin of Fine, Deborah Waugh of Thomasville, North Carolina, Kathy and her husband Tim Gillespie of Stafford, Kimberly Weller of Watertown, Pamela Hendrick of Richfield Springs, 25 grandchildren, 33 great grandchildren, 5 great great grandchildren, several nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by a son Chris Weller, daughters, Cyra Jean Weller, Christina Weller, Mary Weller and siblings, Harry, Henry, Sherman, George, Viola and Laura Bullock and Warren Weller. Cyrus was born on February 21, 1925 in Hopkinton, New York, the son of Warren and Eva Brown Weller. He was in the United States Navy from 1944 -1946, while in the Navy he served on an attack transport, USS Menard which was part of the “Magic Carpet Fleet” in Pearl Harbor. He married Eudora Northup on November 11, 1943 at the Morley Methodist Church, she predeceased him on February 21, 1963, he then married Donna McCollum in October of 1965, and she predeceased him in 1984. Cy was a steel fabricator at St. Joseph’s Zinc Mine in Pierrepont for 38 years until his retirement in 1987. He was a past volunteer fireman at the DeKalb Junction Volunteer Fire Department, and was a founding member of the Morley Volunteer Fire Department. Cy enjoyed restoring automobiles, logging, hunting and fishing. In lieu of flowers contributions can be made to AMVETS Post 11, DeKalb Junction, New York, 13630.

Claude M. Livingston 12/23/2014

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Claude M. Livingston, 73, of DeKalb Junction died on December 23, 2014, at Canton Potsdam Hospital. There will be no services. He is survived by his wife, Charlotte R., daughters, Lori and her husband Dan Gilbert of Edwardsville, Lisa and her husband Lyle Bishop of Fowler, a brother Gary and his wife Betty Livingston, DeKalb Junction, sisters, Judith and her husband Edward Dubrule of Richville, Betty Jones of St. Augustine, Florida, grandchildren, Eugene Bishop and Connor Bishop, several nieces and nephews. Claude was born on October 19, 1941 in Ogdensburg, New York, the son of Earl and Norma Jean Simms Livingston. He married Charlotte Fuller on October 26, 1962 at the Gouverneur Methodist Church, Reverend Stanley Brown officiating. He was a farmer on the family farm from 1957 – 1992. He enjoyed draft horses, tractor pulling, hunting and fishing. Contributions can be made to the American Heart Association or the Diabetes Foundation.