Ellen Gadway


February 13, 2010

Ellen DeCosse


MOOERS FORKS, N.Y. — Ellen DeCosse, 95, of Mooers Forks, passed away Friday, Feb. 12, 2010, at the CVPH Medical Center.

She was born May 12, 1914, in Mooers Forks, daughter of Mose and Ellen (Rule) Gadway. She worked at Supreme Footwear in Mooers, CVPH Medical Center and the Vilas Home. She was a member of the Ladies of St. Ann in Mooers Forks and the Altona Senior Citizens Club. Ellen enjoyed her children and grandchildren visiting. She also enjoyed gardening, picking berries, canning and cooking.

Ellen is predeceased by her parents; her husband, Adrian DeCosse; three sons, Roma DeCoste, George DeCosse and Dennis DeCosse. She was also predeceased by a grandson, Steven Savage; and a great-great-granddaughter, Amber Savage.

Survivors include four daughters, Emma Savage of Rouses Point, Theresa Snide and her husband Joseph of Mooers Forks, Bernadette Trudeau of Morrisonville, Loretta LaFountain and her husband Gerald of Altona; 20 grandchildren, Marvin and Lynn DeCoste, Wayne and Julie DeCoste, Julie and Randy Trombley, Brenda and Pat Agustus, Starr and Greg Rabideau, Dean and Terry Savage, Penny Roberts and her companion Bill Laundry, Debbie and Phalon Miner, Scott Snide, Sheila and Bruce Trombley, Todd and Maureen Snide, Joey and Mary Snide, Mike and Amanda Snide, Kelly Snide, Allen and Bonnie LaFountain, Gail and Thomas Marnes, Paula and Roger Begor, Lynne and Rex Doss, Laurie and Stacey Dominic, Lisa and Derek Juneau; 47 great-grandchildren; 14 great-great-grandchildren; three sisters-in-law, Eldora DeCoste of Mooers, Mary Gadway of Florida and Thelma Gadway of Mooers Forks.

Calling hours will be Sunday from 4 to 8 p.m. at the Ross Funeral Home in Mooers. A Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated Monday at 1 p.m. at St. Ann’s Church in Mooers Forks.

Arrangements are in the care of the Ross Funeral Home, 2586 Route 11, Mooers.


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