W. Nye Smith Jr
November 08, 1921 - - March 29, 2018
COLTON - W. Nye Smith, Jr., Age 96, passed away peacefully, holding his daughter’s hand, on March 29th, 2018.
Nye spent most of his 96 years in New York’s North Country. He lived with his family in Potsdam on Lawrence Avenue for over sixty years and in Canton for a few years in grade school (1932-35) and again, in late retirement at Partridge Knoll. For the past five yea ...
May 21, 1939 - - February 20, 2018
AKWESASNE – Mr. Robert R. Thompson, 78, of State Road, passed away Tuesday morning, February 20, 2018 at Community General Hospital, Syracuse after a lengthy illness.
Robert was born May 21, 1939 in Hogansburg, the son of the late Richard and Mary (Cook) Thompson and attended St. Regis Mohawk School and graduated from Salmon River Central School. On April 1, 1960, he entered ...
January 10, 1937 - - February 19, 2018
NORWOOD – Mr. Dale Joseph Wells, 81, peacefully passed away Monday morning, February 19, 2018 at Canton-Potsdam Hospital.
Dale Joseph Wells was born on January 10th, 1937 in Potsdam, New York to Irene LaValley. After graduating high school from the Madrid School he joined the Marine Corps where he was enlisted for four years, obtaining the rank of sergeant before an honora ...
August 04, 1936 - - December 08, 2017
AKWESASNE- Mr. Orlo W. Ransom, “Tehoronionko”, 81, of 253 State Route 37, peacefully passed away in his sleep on Friday morning, December 8, 2017 at his home.
Orlo was born August 4, 1936 in Malone, son of the late Noah M. and Sarah Jackson Ransom. He attended Mohawk School and later achieved his GED through Operation Education with the St. Regis Mohawk Tribe and Salmon R ...
October 14, 1922 - - December 03, 2017
MASSENA – Mr. Frank J. McComber, passed away Sunday morning, December 3, 2017 at Massena Memorial Hospital at the age of 95.
Frank was born October 14, 1922 in Kahnawake, Quebec, the son of the late Angus and Mary Captaine McComber. On February 8, 1947, he married Marguerite Fetterly, she predeceased him on November 8, 1998.
Frank was a WWII Veteran serving as a heavy ma ...
August 07, 1921 - - October 20, 2017
AKWESASNE – Mrs. Celia Caroline Cook-Conlin, 96, a resident of Tsiionkwansoh:te, Cornwall Island Long Term Care Facility, passed away Friday afternoon, October 20, 2017 at the facility.
Celia was born at the family home on August 7, 1921, the daughter of the late Angus and Maryann (McDonald) Cook. She educated locally and graduated from Haskell Institute in Lawrence, Kansas. ...
May 24, 1932 - - October 13, 2017
VERLIN E. ALGUIRE
MASSENA- Verlin E. Alguire, 85, of 50 Urban Drive, peacefully passed away at this home, surrounded by his loving family, Friday evening, October 13, 2017.
Verlin was born May 24, 1932 in Cornwall, Ontario, son of the late Henry and Dorothy J. Eamer Alguire. He graduated from Massena High School in 1950, and on September 13, 1952 he married Marquise Ouimet a ...
August 14, 1929 - - August 03, 2017
Arthur Boyd Lee, aged 87, of Potsdam, NY and Maplewood Campus, Canton, died August 3rd at CPH after a brief illness. In 1968 he moved to the North Country with his family to create a personnel department at Clarkson College. He continued his career at Clarkson and retired as Human Resources director in 1988.
Art was born in Plainfield, New Jersey on August 14th, 1929 to Peter ...
November 27, 1923 - - July 13, 2017
GORDON DICK BENNETT
LOUISVILLE – Mr. Gordon Dick Bennett, 93, also known as “Pete” passed away on Thursday July 13, 2017 at his home.
Gordon was born November 27, 1923 in Rochester, the son of the late Caleb L. and Alice Weir Bennett. At the age of 6 weeks, they moved to Little Smokey and McLennan, North of Edmunton, Alberta. They moved back to Pittsford, New York out ...
September 04, 1926 - - July 08, 2017
MASSENA – Mr. Howard J. Forney, 90, of 85 Nightengale Ave, Massena, peacefully passed away early Saturday morning, July 8, 2017 at his home.
Howard was born September 4, 1926 in Star Lake, New York, the son of the late Harry L. and Gladys (Spaulding) Forney. He was a graduate of Clifton-Fine Central School and proudly served his country in the US Navy. On November 22, 1956 ...