Josephine K. Bushey

January 24, 2010

Josephine K. Bushey

 

WEST CHAZY — Josephine K. Bushey, 67, of West Chazy passed away Thursday, Jan. 21, 2010, at CVPH Medical Center in Plattsburgh with her family by her side after a courageous battle with cancer.

She was born Dec. 1, 1942, the daughter of Thomas and Edith (Agoney) Welch Sr.

She loved playing bingo, slots and gardening. Her greatest joy was spending time with her family and watching her grandchildren.

Josie was predeceased by her husband, Martin Bushey Sr.; a brother, Francis Welch; a niece, Elaine Rock Franklin; and a nephew, Robert Spencer.

She is survived by two daughters, Michelle Vassar and her companion, Lyle Russell, and Jennifer Warren and her husband, Tom, all of West Chazy; three of her closest angels and the ones who kept her going, Kylie and Katie Vassar of West Chazy and little Joey Warren, also of West Chazy; a granddaughter, Peggy Bushey, and her two children, Brittney and D.J. Hemingway of South Dakota; and her siblings, Gerry Langston and her husband, John of Oklahoma, Peggy Spencer and her husband, Bill of Alabama, Helen Rock and her husband, Vernon of Florida, Carolyn Rushford and her husband, Ronnie of Florida, and Thomas Welch and his wife, Joanne of Cadyville.

Calling hours will be held from 4 to 7 p.m. today at the Brown Funeral Home in Plattsburgh. A funeral service will follow at 7 p.m. in the Brown Funeral Home Chapel. Entombment will be in Whispering Maples Memorial Mausoleum on the Tom Miller Road in Plattsburgh.

In lieu of flowers, donations in Josie’s memory may be made to her family.

Arrangements have been entrusted to Brown Funeral Home, 29 Broad St., Plattsburgh, N.Y., 12901; 561-3980.

Online condolences and memorial candles may be offered at http://www.brownfuneralhomeinc.com.

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Edith D Rabideau

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Thursday, March 28, 2002
Ellenburg Depot — Edith D. Rabideau, 69, died Thursday, March 28, 2002, at the CVPH Medical Center in Plattsburgh.
She was born in Dannemora on July 13, 1932, the daughter of Louis and Helen (Garrow) Agoney.
She is survived by three sons, Roy Rabideau of Dannemora, Ed Rabideau and Lawrence Rabideau, both of the Plank Road; a daughter, Star Eldred of Chazy Lake; two brothers, Franklin Agoney and John Agoney, both of the Plank Road; three sisters, Beatrice Shea of Ellenburg, Ruth Goddeau of Morrisonville and Theresa Haley of Utica; and several grandchildren; great-grandchildren; and nieces and nephews.
Calling hours will be held on Monday from 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the E.F. Drown Funeral Service in Ellenburg Depot. A Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated at 1 p.m. Monday from St. Joseph

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Franklin Delano Agoney

May 31, 2011

Franklin Delano Agoney Sr.

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ELLENBURG DEPOT— Franklin Delano Agoney Sr., 77 of Ellenburg Depot passed away Sunday, May 29, at his home with family and friends by his side. Franklin Agoney, Sr. was born December 24, 1933 in Chazy Lake, N.Y., the son of Louis and Helen (Garrow) Agoney. He married the late Shirley Ann (Rabideau) Agoney.

Mr. Agoney loved caring for his farm and animals. He loved being around his grandchildren, great grandchildren and family. Franklin loved going to BINGO and trading animals.

Survivors include, one brother, John Agoney of Ellenburg Center, his daughter, Darleen Eldred and her husband, John Eldred of Ellenburg Depot; his son, Ricky Agoney and his companion, Paula Lindsay of Willsboro; daughter, Victoria Agoney of Tennessee; son, Franklin Agoney, Jr. and his companion, Claira Rabideau of Ellenburg Depot; son, Brian Agoney and his wife, Julie of Ellenburg Center; son, Eric Agoney and his wife, Regina (Brassard) Agoney of Chazy; son, Jessie Agoney and his companion, Amanda Dupee of Altona; Daughter, Nocole Agoney and companion, Melissa Martin of Ellenburg Depot; daughter, Amanda Agoney and companion, Ryan Duprey of Ellenburg Depot. He is also survived by good friends, Diana Duprey and William Duprey as well as several grandchildren, great grandchildren, nieces and nephews.

Calling hours will be from 1:00 to 3:00 p.m. Wednesday, June 1, at the Ross Funeral Home in Ellenburg Depot. A funeral service will follow at 3:00 p.m. at the Ross Funeral Home chapel. Following the service, interment will be in Holy Angel’s Cemetery in Altona.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Hospice of the North Country.

Arrangements are in the care of the Ross Funeral Home, 5059 Route 11 Ellenburg Depot, NY 12935.

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Melvina M Agnew

Melvina M. Agnew

MORRISONVILLE � Melvina M. Agnew, 100, of Mason Street, Morrisonville, died Tuesday, Oct. 28, 2003, at CVPH Medical Center.

She was born in Springcove, N.Y., Feb. 22, 1903, the daughter of Peter and Marcelean (Blair) Soulia.

Melvina married Napoleon F. Agnew at St. Peter�s Church in Plattsburgh in 1923. Mr. Agnew died in 1971.

Mrs. Agnew was a member of St. Alexander�s Church in Morrisonville. She was a member of the Altar Rosary Society and the Morrisonville Senior Citizens.

Melvina worked in housekeeping at CVPH Medical Center for 10 years. Later, she and her husband owned and operated Polley and Vina�s Snack Bar in Morrisonville from 1959 to 1963.

Survivors include two sons, Edward Agnew Sr. and his wife Jane and Elmer Agnew Sr. and his wife Wanita, all of Morrisonville; two daughters, Elizabeth Carter of Saranac and Mrs. Donald (Alice) Austin of Bendersville, Pa; 24 grandchildren; and many great and great-great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.

She was predeceased by a son, James Agnew.

Calling hours will be held from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Thursday at R.W. Walker Funeral Home in Plattsburgh. A Mass of Christian burial will be held at 11 a.m. Friday at St. Alexander�s Church. Burial will follow in the parish cemetery.

Memorial donations may be made to the Morrisonville Rescue Squad.

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Florence Mary Gee

Gee, Florence Mary Birth: 1914-05-31 in Plattsburgh, New York Residence: Park Hall, Maryland Death: Monday, March 30, 2009 Condolences: 0 Comments Florence Mary Gareau Gee, 94, of Park Hall, MD died March 30, 2009 in St. Mary’s Nursing Center, Leonardtown, MD. Born on May 31, 1914, Florence was the beloved daughter of the late Dalphine and Charles Gareau. She was looking forward to her 95th birthday in several weeks. She was born, raised, and spent the majority of her life in Plattsburgh, New York. She is survived by four children, son Gary Gee, daughter Sherry Lloyd (Paul), son James Gee (Janette), and daughter Pride Haley (Tim). Florence was grandmother to Patrick, Brian, Daniel, and William Lloyd, Cheri Williams, Carrie Rose, William Haley, Tracey Hartman, and Sally Devan. She was great grandmother to Kacey, Hanna, Haley, and Cameron Lloyd, Samuel and Nickolas Williams, Caitlyn Rose, Luke Haley, Rebecca and Jack Hartman, Cody and Ryan Devan, and planned to welcome two new great grandchildren in June. She was preceded in death by seven sisters and brothers, Louis Gareau, Beatrice Demary, Eva Agnew, Margaret Douglas, Dora Basquet, Elizabeth Witkowski, and Joseph Gareau, son Gary Gee, and grandson, Patrick Lloyd. A Memorial Mass will be celebrated at St. Michaels Church, 16555 Three Notch Road, Ridge, MD 20680 by Msgr. Maurice O’Connell on Wednesday, April 1, 2009 at 11:00 a.m. Private interment to follow. Arrangements by the Brinsfield Funeral Home, P.A., Leonardtown, M

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Frank F. Witkowski

February 16, 2009

Frank F. Witkowski

 

SARANAC LAKE — Frank F. Witkowski, 88, of 60 Church St., Saranac Lake, died Sunday, Feb. 15, 2009, at AMC – Uihlein Center in Lake Placid, N.Y.

Born in Buffalo, N.Y., on April 10, 1920, he was the son of Frank and Antonina (Czelusta) Witkowski. He married Lena Gareau on May 8, 1946, at St. Peter’s Church in Plattsburgh.Lena predeceased him on June 21, 1991.He was a 1972 graduate of Adirondack Community College in Glens Falls.

Mr. Witkowski was a resident of Saranac Lake since 1937, coming to the region to “take the cure” from tuberculosis at Ray Brook State Tuberculosis Hospital. He was one of the longest-surviving Thoracic Surgery patients, one doctor identifying him as a walking medical museum. Frank was employed as an operating room nursing assistant and nursing assistant at Ray Brook and the Tupper Lake Tuberculosis Clinic for 32 years. He then worked at Uihlein Mercy Center until his retirement in 1987.After his retirement, Frank provided Home Health Care assistance and transportation for errands and medical appointments to local residents.Frank was a member of St. Bernard’s Church and the Knights of Columbus Council 599 for more than 45 years. He was a 4th Degree Knight and served as their financial secretary for more than 25 years.

Frank volunteered at the Adirondack Correctional Facility at Ray Brook assisting inmate visitors and was a Duplicate Bridge Club player for many years.

Frank is survived by his daughter, Claudia Fennell of Saranac Lake; his son, David, and wife, Catherine of Plattsburgh, N.Y.; three grandchildren, Melanie of Tumwater, Wash., Frank and Christopher of Plattsburgh; two great-grandchildren, Solomon and Darian of Tumwater, Wash.; and cousins in Buffalo and California.

He was preceded in death by his father; mother; and one sister, Mary.

Calling hours will take place at the Fortune-Keough Funeral Home on Wednesday, Feb. 18, from 2 to 4 p.m. and 6 to 8 p.m.A Bible vigil service will be held at 3:45 p.m. on Wednesday afternoon.A Mass of Christian burial will take place at noon on Thursday, Feb. 19, at St. Bernard’s Church, with Father Thomas Kornmeyer officiating. Burial will follow at St. Bernard’s Cemetery in Saranac Lake.

Friends wishing to remember Frank may make memorial contributions to AMC – Uihlein, the Saranac Lake Adult Center or the American Lung Association in care of the Fortune-Keough Funeral Home.Family and friends may also share their memories and sign the online guestbook at fortunekeoughfuneralhome.com.

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MARIANNE “LOUISE” VAN WEORT WORLEY

MARIANNE “LOUISE” VAN WEORT WORLEY, 77, of O’Neil Road, died Monday, Aug. 27, 2007 at her home.

She was born in Schuyler Falls on Jan. 31, 1930, the daughter of Eva (Garrow) Agnew.

Calling hours will be Wednesday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. at the R. W. Walker

 

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August 29, 2007

Marianne “Louise” Van Weort Worley

 

WEST CHAZY — Marianne “Louise” Van Weort Worley, 77, of O’Neil Road, died Monday, Aug. 27, 2007, at her home.

She was born in Schuyler Falls on Jan. 31, 1930, the daughter of Eva (Garrow) Agnew.

Marianne married Kenneth Van Weort on June 1948 in Plattsburgh. Kenneth died April 2, 1977. She later married Larry Worley in 1994 at the United Methodist Church in Plattsburgh. Larry died May 30, 2004.

Mrs. Worley was a member of the Veterans of Foreign War Auxiliary, Post 1466 and Post 125 and the American Legion Auxiliary Post 20.

Marianne loved crafts, gardening, birds and was an avid bingo player.

Survivors include four sons and four daughters-in-law, Harold and Sandra Van Weort of Morrisonville, Terry and Susan Van Weort of Georgia, David and Joyce Van Weort of West Chazy and Jeffrey and Penelope Van Weort of Plattsburgh; two daughters and one son-in-law, Bonnie Carroll of Beekmantown and Susan and Gary Dumas of West Chazy; two sisters and one brother-in-law, Kathleen and Ronald Bouchard and Theresa Mitchell, all of South Glens Falls; a half sister and her husband, Rita and Edward Quinnell of Point Au Roche; her lifelong, loving friends, to whom we owe so much, Gerald and Edna Sherman of West Chazy; 16 grandchildren; 17 great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.

She was predeceased by her mother; one brother, Joseph Waite; two sisters, Dora Brown and Mary Boberts; and one grandson, Joseph Van Weort.

Calling hours will be Wednesday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. at the R.W. Walker Funeral Home in Plattsburgh. Ladies of the American Legion Auxiliary will meet during evening visitation for services.

A funeral service will be held on Thursday at 11 a.m. in the funeral home chapel.

Burial will follow in St. Peter’s Cemetery in Plattsburgh.

Memorial donations may be made to the dialysis center at the CVPH Medical Center.

 

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Florence Mary (Gareau) Gee

PLATTSBURGH, N.Y./PARK HALL, Md. — Florence Mary (Gareau) Gee, 94, of Plattsburgh, N.Y., and Park Hall, Md., died March 30, 2009.

Born on May 31, 1914, Florence was the beloved daughter of Dalphine and Charles Gareau. She was looking forward to her 95th birthday in several weeks.

She was born, raised and spent the majority of her life in Plattsburgh, N.Y.

She was preceded in death by seven sisters and brothers, Louis Gareau, Beatrice Demary, Eva Agnew, Margaret Douglas, Dora Basquet, Elizabeth Witkowski and Joseph Gareau; son, Gary Gee; and grandson, Patrick Lloyd.

She raised four children, son, Gary Gee; daughter, Sherry Lloyd (Paul); son, James Gee (Janette); and daughter, Pride Haley (Tim). Florence was grandmother to Patrick, Brian, Daniel and William Lloyd, Cheri Williams, Carrie Rose, William Haley, Tracey Hartman and Sally Devan. She was great-grandmother to Kacey, Hanna, Haley and Cameron Lloyd, Samuel and Nickolas Williams, Caitlyn Rose, Luke Haley, Rebecca and Jack Hartman, Cody and Ryan Devan and planned to welcome two new great-grandchildren in June.

The Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated at St. Michaels Church in Ridge, Md., by Monsignor Maurice O’Connell on Wednesday, April 1, 2009, at 11 a.m. Private interment to follow.

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Alba Joan (Joanie) Roberts

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PLATTSBURGH — Joanie Roberts, 70, formerly of Mooers, N.Y., passed away peacefully at CVPH on Feb. 11, 2011, after a brief but courageous battle with cancer. She was surrounded by her loving family and friends and she will be dearly missed.

Joanie enjoyed cooking for her family, going to the casino and spending time with her many friends at Blue Haven Campground playing cards, tooling around on her golf cart and having fun. She could always be counted on to pull a good prank and she endeared countless people to her with her zest for life and laughter.

Joanie was born in Ellenburg Center, N.Y., on January 7, 1941, the daughter of Della (LeClair) and Elsworth Trombley. In 1959, she married Gerald Roberts and they enjoyed 48 years of marriage before his passing in 2007.

Joanie is survived by her children, Marybeth Schraders (Bas), Amy Gardner (Michael), Joseph Roberts and Anthony Roberts (Brenda). She was dearly loved by her ten grandchildren, Jared, Jacob, Jana, Justin (Madonna), Jill (Stephen), Juliana, Gabriella, Ryan, Aidan and Owen; and she greatly anticipated the upcoming birth of her first great-grandchild.

She also leaves behind her sisters, Doris Mooney and Frances Tourville; and her brothers, Lester Trombley, Robert Trombley (Debbie) and Leonard Trombley (Wanda). Also surviving Joanie are her aunts, Hilda Duffina and Eleanor Gaffney; along with a niece, Penny Castine, who was like a daughter to her. She held close to her heart many wonderful friends; nieces and nephews and they will feel her loss deeply.

Joanie was predeceased by her parents, Della (LeClair) and Elsworth Trombley; her husband, Gerald Roberts; her brother, Father Joseph Trombley; her brothers-in-law, Ross Mooney and Norman Tourville; and her sister-in-law, Kay Trombley.

Calling hours will be held at Ross Funeral Home, 2587 State Route 11 in Mooers, N.Y., on Monday, Feb. 14, from 3 to 7 p.m. A Mass of Christian burial will be held on Tuesday, Feb. 15, at St. Joseph’s Church in Mooers, N.Y., at 1p.m.

Interment will be at a later date at St. Edmund’s Cemetery in Ellenburg, N.Y.

Special thanks to Dr. Duus and the staff on the 4th floor of CVPH. Their kindness and compassion went above and beyond the call of duty and will be remembered with much appreciation.

The family asks that any donations be made to Our Lady of the Adirondacks House of Prayer.

Arrangements have been entrusted to Ross Funeral Home, 2587 State Route 11, Mooers, N.Y.; (518) 236-2222.

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Rev. Joseph Peter Trombley

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Wednesday, March 28, 2001
ELLENBURG — Rev. Joseph Peter Trombley, 61, died on March 28, 2001, at St. Edmund’s Rectory in Ellenburg. A Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated at St. Edmund’s Church in Ellenburg on Saturday, March 31st, at 11 a.m. The Most Reverend Gerald M. Barbarito, Bishop of the Diocese of Ogdensburg, will preside at the funeral liturgy with the priests of the Diocese concelebrating. Father John L. Downs will be the homilist. The body will lie in state at St Edmund’s Church from 2 to 9 p.m. on Friday, March 30th. A vigil service will be held at 7 p.m. in the church. Burial will take place in the family plot at St. Edmund’s Cemetery.
Father Trombley was born in Ellenburg on July 16, 1939, the son of the late Ellsworth Trombley and Della (LaClair) Trombley. After attending Ellenburg Central School and Mount Assumption Institute in Plattsburgh, Father Trombley entered Wadhams Hall Seminary in Ogdensburg. Upon graduation from Wadhams Hall, Father continued his theology and philosophy studies at Christ the King Seminary in East Aurora. After completing his studies at Christ the King, Father Trombley was ordained a priest on May 22, 1965, at St. Mary’s Cathedral by Bishop Thomas A. Donnellan, bishop of Ogdensburg.
In 1965, Father began his priestly ministry as assistant pastor at St. Mary’s Cathedral in Ogdensburg. A year later he was appointed assistant pastor at St. Alphonsus Church in Tupper Lake where he served until his appointment in 1967 as assistant pastor at Notre Dame Church in Ogdensburg. In 1971, Father Trombley became administrator of St. Mary’s Church in Waddington, then served as assistant pastor at St. Joseph’s Church in Massena.
Father Trombley’s first pastorate was at St. Mary’s Church in Coopersville in 1979. Father was appointed pastor at Sacred Heart Church in Chazy in 1979. Father was named part-time associate at St. Augustine’s Church in Peru in 1986 and then, in 1988, appointed parochial vicar at St. Agnes Church in Lake Placid. Two years later, he become administrator of St. Brendan’s Church in Keene and St. Margaret’s in Wilmington. In 1993, Father Trombley was appointed pastor of St. Paul’s Church, Bloomingdale and its mission of the Church of the Assumption in Gabriels. Father also served as part-time chaplain at Gabriel’s Correctional Facility at that time.
In 1999, Father Trombley was named administrator of St. Edmund’s Church in Ellenburg and assigned as part-time chaplain at Altona Correctional Facility. In May, 2000, he was appointed pastor of St. Edmund’s.
Father Trombley was an associate priest of the Madonna House Apostolate, a lay community in Combermere, Ontario, founded by Catherine de Hueck Doherty. In 1972, Bishop Brzana gave permission for Father Trombley to establish a house of prayer on his family farm in Ellenburg Center. He was the spiritual director of the Our Lady of the Adirondacks House of Prayer at the time of his death.
He is survived by three brothers and a sister-in law, Robert and Debbie Trombley of Wilmington, N.C., Leonard Trombley of Chateaugay Lake and Lester Trombley of Malone; three sisters and brothers-in-law, Doris and Ross Mooney of Plattsburgh, Frances and Norman Tourville of Ellenburg Center and Joan and Gerald Roberts of Mooers; three aunts and an uncle, Rhada Magoon of Ellenburg Center, Hilda and Lewis Duffina of Mooers and Eleanor Gaffney of Wintergarden, Fla.; and several nieces and nephews.
Memorial contributions may be made to Our Lady of the Adirondacks, Inc., Ellenburg Center.
The E.F. Drown Funeral Service in Ellenburg Depot is in charge of arrangements.

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