Michael Gonyea

Chateaugay Record FRIDAY, JANUARY 25, 1957

MICHAEL GONYEA, 82
CHATEAUGAY LAKE,
PASSED AWAY JAN- 16th

Michael Gonyea died at his home
in Merrill on Wednesday, January
16th after a short illness.
Mr. Gonyea was born In Redford
on August 1, 1874. He was the son
of the late Dennis and Sophie (La-
Porte) Gonyea.
He moved to Chateaugay Lake
when he was a small boy and lived
the remainder of his life there,
where he was engaged in farming
with his son, Henry.
On January 24, 1910, he was married
to Nina S. Tavernier, of Churubusco,
New York. To this union six
children were born, four of whom
survive: one son, Henry, of Merrill;
and three daughters, Mrs. Marie Titus,
of Malone; and Mrs. Herbert
(Claire) Herron and Mrs. Edwin
(Laura) Buck, of Dannemora; and
eleven grandchildren.
Also surviving are one brother,
James, of Malone; and two sisters,
Mrs. Adelia McCasland, of Lake
Placid; and Mrs. Minnie Peach, of
Malone, and many nieces and nephews.
Mr. Gonyea was a communicant, of
St. Bernard’s Roman CathoHc Church
at Lyon Mountain where funeral
services were held Saturday morning
at 10 o’clock with a mass of reouiem.
The body was placed in the
vault in the church cemetery to await
burial in the spring.
Many friends and relatives attended.
Many floral and mass offerings
attested to the deep affection in
which he was held by all who knew
him.
Pall bearers were: Raymond and
I>eonard Tavernier, Shirley and Edward
Gonyea, Carl Blow and Lawrence
Furneso.

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