Dorothy B. Enslow 10/15/2017

Dorothy B. Enslow
Dorothy B. Enslow, 100, formerly of, Russell, died on October 15, 2017, at Maplewood Campus. Calling hours will be, Friday, October 20, 2017, 2 -4 and 7-9 PM, the funeral service will be Saturday, October 21, 2017, 10:30 am at the funeral home, Pastor Robert Browning, officiating, burial will follow in Crary Mills Cemetery. She is survived by sons, Herbert and his wife Carol Enslow of North Russell, Erwin and his wife Rosalie Enslow of Inter Laken, Gary and his wife Tracy Enslow of Brooktondale, daughters, Patricia and her husband Richard Dings of Ogdensburg, Shirley and her husband Leon White of Russell, Lorna and her husband Gary Stevenson of Russell, Gloria and her husband Ronald Jennings of Canton, Diana and Steven Cook of Hermon, a son in law John Holly of Edwards, a daughter in law, Avalon Enslow of Hermon, many grandchildren, great grandchildren, great great grandchildren, several nieces and nephews. She was predeceased, by a son, Theodore Enslow in 1998, a daughter, Diane Holly in 2012, a grandson, Michael Holly, siblings, Milford Basford, Kenneth Basford, John Basford, Milton Basford, Mildred Cota, Hilda Thomas, Helen LaPoint, Geneva Basford, Sadie Grimshaw. Dorothy was born on February 16, 1917 in Canton, the daughter of the late Harrison and Lorena Lincoln Basford. She married Howard Enslow on February 20, 1935, he died on June 25, 1993. She and her husband farmed for many years on West Road in Russell, she also worked at Barlow’s Nursing Home in Canton as an aide, at the St. Lawrence County Jail as a cook and sitter. She turned her home into a certified boarding home “Enslow’s Home” for 25 – 30 years, she retired in July 1994. She was a former member of the Russell Senior Citizens, Russell Fire Department Ladies Auxiliary. She loved crocheting, knitting, quilting, and playing Pedro. In lieu of flowers contributions can be made to American Cancer Society or Hospice and Palliative Care of St. Lawrence Valley.

D, obituaries


  1. We are so sorry to read the passing of Dorothy. Our deepest condolences to the family of this wonderful lady.

    Ralph and Deb Morse
    Norwood, N.Y.

  2. Prayers and hugs to the entire family of Dorothy. So sorry to hear of her passing. Keep your memories close to your heart.
    Sue and Stan Smith
    Canton, NY

  3. Never met this beautiful looking lady, but I know she passed on wonderful traits to her family. My condolences , may your memories bring you some solice. Hugs and peace to Brenda and her family.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

You may use these HTML tags and attributes: <a href="" title=""> <abbr title=""> <acronym title=""> <b> <blockquote cite=""> <cite> <code> <del datetime=""> <em> <i> <q cite=""> <s> <strike> <strong>


This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.