Mayford Rock


November 22, 2009

Mayford Gadway


MORRISONVILLE — Mrs. Mayford Gadway, 96, formerly of River Street and most recently of Brookside Avenue, Morrisonville, passed away Saturday, Nov. 21, 2009, at CVPH Medical Center in Plattsburgh with her family by her side.

She was born in Woods Mills, N.Y., on Jan. 8, 1913, the daughter of Joseph and Alvina (Goddeau) Rock.

Mayford attended school in Cadyville and was employed at Pal Blade for several years. She enjoyed flower gardening for all of her married life. Mayford was predeceased by her husband, Leonard S. Gadway, whom she married Feb. 3, 1934, at St. James Church in Cadyville; her brothers, Herbert, Ernest, Perley, Walter, Arthur, Wallace, Bert Rock; and her sisters, Mabel Drollette, Nora Sorrell and Helen Miller.

She is survived by three daughters and a son in law, Joyce Utzler of Morrisonville, Joan and Gene Crowley of Morrisonville and June St. Denis of Dunn, N.C.; 11 grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandchild; and several nieces and nephews.

In accordance with Mayford’s wishes, there will be no calling hours.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 11 a.m. Tuesday from St. Alexander’s Church in Morrisonville. Interment will follow in the parish cemetery.

Memorial donations may be offered to the American Heart Association.

Arrangements are entrusted to Brown Funeral Home, 29 Broad St. in Plattsburgh.

Online condolences and memorial candles may be offered at


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