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MASSENA - Phyllis J. LaCourse, 87, of East Hatfield Street, passed away early Tuesday morning, May 24, 2022, at Canton-Potsdam Hospital.

David Roy, Watertown, passed away Tuesday, May 24th at home where he was surrounded by his family and under the care of Hospice of Jefferson County. Calling hours will be 5:00pm - 7:00pm Tuesday, May 31st at the Reed & Benoit Funeral Home. A complete obituary will follow. Arrangements ar…

Randy J Pate, 63, died May 13, 2022 in Minot, N. Dakota.

Winthrop - Elizabeth Jean Blackmer, 69, passed away at her home on May 19, 2022, surrounded by her loving family. Arrangements are entrusted to Hammill Funeral Home in Winthrop. Following her wishes, there will be no calling hours. A Celebration of Life Gathering will be held on Friday, June…

Francesco (Frank) Zappia Sr of Vero Beach FL passed into Eternal Life at home in the arms of his loving wife on May 18th.

Massena: Elizabeth M. (Marando) Beaudet, 93, of Massena, NY died peacefully Friday, May 21, 2022 at Upstate Medical Stroke Center in Syracuse, NY, with both of her sons by her side. Betty was born on January 14, 1929 in Massena, NY to Cesare A. and Mary (Trimboli) Marando. She attended Sacre…

Massena: Peter P. Rufa, 94, was reunited with the love of his life, Vincenza, on May 16, 2022, following a brief stay at the Highland Nursing Home in Massena. A celebration of Peter’s life will take place on Saturday, June 4, at Sacred Heart Church. Friends and family may offer condolences a…

COPENHAGEN – Katherine E. “Kathy” Harmych, 66, passed away peacefully on Saturday, May 21, 2022 at the Lewis County Residential Care Facility in Lowville, NY, where she had been a resident since 2015. Born in Lowville on March 15, 1956, the daughter of Peter & Mae Brink Harmych. She grad…

NORWOOD – Funeral services for Donald J. Colbert, 74, a resident of 329 Douglas Road, Norwood, will be held on Saturday, May 28, 2022 at 2 p.m. at the Christian Fellowship Center in Madrid with Pastor Ben Levendusky presiding. Burial will be held in the Riverside Cemetery, Norwood, following…

Scott P. McKeever, Sr., age 64, of Ogdensburg, NY, passed away on Thursday, May 19, 2022, at Claxton Hepburn Medical Center. A celebration of life will be held in Flackville on May the 28th at Tru North Pizza starting at 1 pm.

LOWVILLE - Alma Rose “Rosie” Boshart, age 98, died early Monday morning, May 23, 2022, at Lewis County Residential Health Care Facility.

Broadcaster, businessman and political aficionado Ezra S. “Ted” Ford died Monday at St. Joseph’s Hospital, Syracuse, following a brief illness.

WATERTOWN- Ruth Fish, a resident of Ives Hill Retirement Community died on May 23, 2022 at the age of 92. Ruth was born on July 29, 1929 to Bertha Wilhelmina Johnson and Carl Albert Nelson, and she is preceded in death by her parents and by her beloved husband of 58 years, Dr. James Bartlett…

David Bence, 80, of Massena passed away at home on May 19, 2022, succumbing to a combination of illnesses. Dave was born in Watertown, NY on February 16, 1942, being the oldest of five children of Ruth and Royal Bence. Married in Watertown in 1963, he is survived by his wife Kathleen; by his…

ROBINSON - NORFOLK – Services for Betty D. Robinson, 94, Norfolk, will be held on Friday, May 27, 2022 at 10 a.m. at Foxwood Memorial Park in Ogdensburg with Rev. Walter Smith presiding. Betty passed away on February 13, 2022 at the United Helpers Maplewood Campus in Canton. Arrangements are…

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WOODRUFF - A Memorial Service for Lawrence G. Woodruff, age 84, will be held on Sunday, June 5, at 2:00 p.m. at Mercy Point/Burrville Church, 25200 County Route 67, Watertown NY. There will be a luncheon served immediately after the service at the Church. Larry passed away January 25 at his …

Sally Ann (Simmons, Lancor) Trudeau passed away on May 9, 2022. Sally was born January 18, 1932 in Harrisville, NY. Her parents were Arnold (Red) and Addie (Baskey) Simmons. She was predeceased by two brothers; Robert and Donald. In December of 1948 she married John (Jack) Lancor. She also h…

Keith G. Clark Jr., 82, formerly of Great Bend, NY, passed away on May 21, 2022 at the Samaritan Medical Center.

Rev. Edward F. Caldwell, 96, formerly of Camillus, passed away Sunday at Van Duyn Center for Rehabilitation and Nursing. Born in Rochester, he was a 1949 graduate of the University of Rochester and 1952 graduate of the General Theological Seminary in NYC. He served in the Episcopal Church fr…

NORWOOD – Arrangements for Ronald L. Bosjolie, 85, a resident of 37 Maple Street, Norwood, are incomplete at this time with the Buck Funeral Home in Norwood. Mr. Bosjolie passed away Sunday evening, May 22, 2022 at his home with family at his side. A complete obituary will be available when …

Canton - Sarah Van de Water was born June 21, 1914 in Hyde Park, NY and died May 18, 2022 at United Helpers Maplewood Campus in Canton.

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Ezra S. “Ted” Ford, of LaFargeville, passed away May 23, 2022 at St. Joseph’s Hospital in Syracuse. Arrangements are incomplete with D.L. Calarco Funeral Home, Inc.

Meade M. Bishop, 59, of Clayton passed away Saturday morning, May 21, 2022, at Hospice of Jefferson County.

Massena: The family of Jacqueline “Jackie” Mitchell are saddened to report her untimely passing on Saturday May 21, 2022 at Canton-Potsdam Hospital. The arrangements are incomplete at this time and are under the care and direction of the Phillips Memorial Home, in Massena. A full obituary to…

Massena: Peter P. Rufa, 94, was reunited with the love of his life, Vincenza, on May 16, 2022, following a brief stay at the Highland Nursing Home in Massena. A celebration of Peter’s life will take place on Saturday, June 4, at Sacred Heart Church. Friends and family may offer condolences a…

CARTHAGE- Emilia D. Tehonica, 43, of NYS Route 26 died peacefully Wednesday, May 18, 2022 at the Claxton-Hepburn Medical Center in Ogdensburg, NY. She was born on March 18, 1979 to William M. Tehonica & Maureen S. Barre. Emmy graduated from Carthage High School and later attended Jeffers…

Graveside services with military honors for Richard “Dick” C. Morley Jr., age 72 of Three Mile Bay, NY, will be held at 1:00 pm on Wednesday (May 25, 2022) at Notre Dame Cemetery in Ogdensburg. Mr. Morley passed away at his home unexpectedly on January 10, 2022. The family respectfully asks …

William W. Conde, III, affectionately known as “Sandy”, passed away in Henderson Harbor on May 18, 2022. Born on February 18, 1942, he was 80 years old.

POTSDAM - Graveside services for Charles M. Gerrish, 101, of Elm Street will be held at 2:00 PM on Thursday, May 26, 2022 in St. Mary’s Cemetery, Potsdam with Rev. Robert Schirmer, officiating.

Nancy Young Duncan, age 88, died peacefully on May 7th in Denver, Colorado. Nancy was born in 1933 in Watertown, New York to a medical doctor, W. Webber Young, and a nurse, Dorothy Young who are both deceased as is Nancy’s beloved husband R. Michael Duncan, and son, Angus Duncan. She is surv…

Richard L. Frangione, 88, of Academy Street, passed away, May 19, 2022, at his home just as he had wished under the care of his family and the Hospice of Jefferson County.

Jeannette (Roch) Brown, 70, of Tupper Lake, N.Y. passed away on Thursday, May 19, 2022. She was surrounded by her loved ones at Adirondack Medical Center in Saranac Lake, N.Y.

Francesco (Frank) Zappia Sr of Vero Beach FL passed into Eternal Life at home in the arms of his loving wife on May 18th. He is survived by his wife, Sandra, brother, Dominick (Sylvia), sister Cathy Welsh (Jerry), and brother-in-law Scott (Debbie). His father, Sam Zappia, mother, Mary Romeo …

David Bence, 80, of Massena passed away at home on May 19, 2022, succumbing to a combination of illnesses. Dave was born in Watertown, NY on February 16, 1942, being the oldest of five children of Ruth and Royal Bence. Married in Watertown in 1963, he is survived by his wife Kathleen; by his…

Ogdensburg, NY - George Kenneth “Ken”Kelly III, 49, of Scituate, Massachusetts passed away unexpectedly at home on May 13, 2022. Ken was born in Ogdensburg, NY to George Kenneth, Jr. and Ruth Ann (Fox) Kelly in April 2, 1973. Ken is the eldest of three sons- Jeff Kelly, of Ogdensburg, NY and…

ROBERTSON - Graveside service for Kim D. Robertson, who passed away on February 2, 2022 will be held on Wednesday, May 25, 2022 at 11:00 am, with full military honors in Brookside Cemetery, Waddington. Arrangements are under the care of Phillips Memorial Home in Waddington.

Mildred A. Stovall, a 99-year resident of Watertown, died on May 19, 2022 at Samaritan Summit Village, where she had resided since 2015.

PARISHVILLE – June Lillian (Sevey) Remington, born November 26, 1929 at White Hill, Town of Hopkinton, daughter of the late Stanley and Delia (Armstrong) Sevey, passed away at the home of her daughter and son-in-law on May 18, 2022.

JoEllen A. Youngs, 53, of Clayton passed away Tuesday, May 17, 2022, at Claxton Hepburn Medical Center, Ogdensburg.

Sister Gabriel Marie Meyer died May 20, 2022 at the Sisters of St. Joseph Motherhouse, Watertown at the age of 96 .

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NORFOLK – Funeral services for David P. Colbert, 78, a resident of 18 Maple Street, Norfolk, will be held Thursday, May 19, 2022 at 11 a.m. at the Knapp’s Station Community Church with Rev. Lee Sweeney presiding. Burial will be held in the Riverside Cemetery, Norwood, following the services.…

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Randy J Pate, 63, died May 13, 2022 in Minot, N. Dakota.

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James E. Jackson, Sr., 87, of Altmar, NY, passed away Saturday, May 7th, 2022 at Crouse Hospital in Syracuse. Born to the late Clayton and Francis (Petrie) Jackson, James was a member of the local Teamsters -317 and the Onondaga Winnebago Camping Club. He attended Dugway United Methodist Chu…

MASSENA – Dianne M. Kemison, 67, of Woodlawn Ave, unexpectedly passed away Tuesday morning, May 17, 2022, at Massena Hospital.

Gerene M. Backus, 81, Watertown, wife of Leman R. Backus, Jr., passed away on Wednesday, May 18th, 2022 at the Samaritan Medical Center.

The Celebration of Life for Sally Linda Patterson will be 12:00pm – 4:00pm Saturday, May 21st at Pete’s Trattoria, 111 Breen Avenue, Watertown.

PARISHVILLE - June S. Remington, 92, a longtime resident of Parishville, passed away Wednesday morning, May 18, 2022, at the home of her daughter in Hopkinton, where she had been residing.

A graveside service for Barbara Sargent, 92, of Canton will be held on Saturday, May 21, 2022 at 1 p.m. at the Mound Hill Cemetery in Nicholville with a celebration of life to be held immediately after at the Sportsman’s Club in St. Regis Falls. Mrs. Sargent died on Tuesday morning, December…

A memorial service for Lawrence “Larry” F. Worden of St. Petersburg, FL and formerly of Ogdensburg, NY will be held at 2 pm on Saturday (May 21, 2022) at the Fox & Murray Funeral Home with Deacon David Demerse officiating. Calling hours will be 12-2 pm. Mr. Worden passed on Friday, (Apri…

William S. “Bill” Reardon, 96, Adams Center, passed away Friday May 13th, 2022 at the Hospice Residence at the Ellis Farm, Watertown.

WATERTOWN- Dewey H. Stewart Jr., 76, of Watertown, NY, went home to be with his Savior, Jesus Christ, on May 12, 2022, after battling kidney failure. Arrangements have been entrusted to Cleveland Funeral Home Inc., Watertown.

Antoinette T. (Toni) Harblin, 92, passed away peacefully on May 17, 2022, at Life Care Center in Morristown, TN.

Antwerp - Carlton Simmons Jr., 63, passed away on Friday in Gouverneur. There are no funeral services and arrangements are with Green Funeral Home, Gouverneur.

I have fought the good fight, I have finished the race, I have kept the faith. 2 Timothy 4:7

Gouverneur - Holly R. Black, 71, passed away on Friday in Ogdensburg. There are no funeral services and arrangements are with Green Funeral Home, Gouverneur.

Graveside services with military honors for Richard “Dick” C. Morley Jr., age 72 of Three Mile Bay, NY, will be held at 1:00pm on Wednesday (May 25, 2022) at Notre Dame Cemetery in Ogdensburg. Mr. Morley passed away at his home unexpectedly on January 10, 2022. The family respectfully asks t…

SIMSER - A Mass of Christian Burial for Carol Ann Simser, 77, formerly of Carthage, will be held on Wednesday, May 25,2022 at 11:00am in St. James Church, Carthage with Rev. Todd E. Thibault, Pastor, officiating. Burial will follow in Hillside Cemetery, Natural Bridge. Friends may call at th…