ISABEL M. GARROW
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AKWESASNE- Isabel M. (Swamp) Garrow, 81, of 148 St. Regis Road passed away early Saturday morning, July 27, 2019 at the Massena Memorial Hospital.
Isabel was born on December 9, 1937 in Hogansburg, daughter of the late Peter Gray and Josephine Swamp. She attended reservation schools and graduated from Mater Dei College in 1981. On November 13, 1954 she married Leonard C. Garrow at the St. Regis Catholic Church with Rev. Michael Jacobs officiating.
She was a member of the St. Regis Catholic Church, and the Akwesasne Death Benefits Group. Isabel liked reading, crosswords and radio bingo. She enjoyed going out for rides and shopping with her cousin Ida and loved to spend time with her family and her pets, her cat Liz Taylor and her dog Pebbles.
Isabel is survived by her husband Leonard; and two children, Carol Garrow of Cornwall Island; and Dan and Belva Garrow of Snye; her son-in-law Jim Hemlock; and her grandchildren, Toni, Cory (Taylor), Rylee, Matthew (Tarri), Megan (Brad), Fabian (Autumn); great granchildren Lance, Mason, Talon, Saber, Summer, Hunter, Bradley, Haley, Bryce, Hayven, Tori, Preston and Alyssa; and three great great grandchildren; two godchildren Cindy Vaughn and Katrina Armstrong.
She was predeceased by her parents Peter and Josephine, and a daughter Susan Hemlock July 27, 2007; and two grandsons, Lawrence Michael Garrow on January 18, 2013; and Kevin P. Hemlock on February 10, 2007; and her daughter’s companion, Matthew Elmer White March 3, 2005.
Friends may call at Kateri Hall Tuesday beginning at 12 noon until Wednesday at 1:00 PM. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held Wednesday at 2:00 PM at St. Regis Catholic Church with Rev. Andrew Amyot Celebrating.
Memorial donations may be made in Isabel’s memory to the St. Regis Catholic Church or the Akwesasne Cancer Support Group.
Arrangements are with the Donaldson Funeral Home, where memories and condolences may be shared online at www.donaldsonfh.com.