Joseph Decoste

Press Republican MONDAY,JULY 6, 1992

Joseph DeCoste

MOOERS — Joseph “Esmond”
DeCoste, 56, of Mooers, died
Sunday, July 5, 1992, at CVPH
Medical Center.
He was born Oct. 14, 1935, in
Mooers Forks, the son of
Eldemore and Bertha (Gadway)
DeCoste.
He had worked 25 years for
General Electric in Fort Edward.
He had also served in the U.S.
Air Force and the U.S. Navy active
reserves, and was a member
of the Champlain VFW.
Survivors include a son,
Joseph L. DeCoste of Rouses
Point; five daughters, Mrs. Kenneth
(Mary) Smith of Lewis,
Sarah, Tammy and Tina
DeCoste, all of Mooers, and Mrs.
Gary (Kim) Rivers of Champlain;
his former wife, Doris DeCoste; a
long-time companion, Georgianna
Hogle; seven brothers, Victor
of Burlington, Vt., Marcel,
Lionel, Arthur and Gary, all of
Mooers, Leon of West Chazy and
Lawrence of East Greenbush;
three sisters, Mrs Samuel (Rita)
Demarais of Ellenburg Depot,
Mrs Michael (Sandra) Bechard
of Chazy and Mrs. Wayne (Linda)
Supernaw of Mooers; and
four grandchildren Crystal
and Angela Smith, Michele
Decoste and Brandy Rivers
Calling hours will be held at E.
F. Drown Funeral Service in
Mooers on Monday from 2 to 4
and 7 to 9 p.m. A Mass of Christian
burial will be 11 a.m. Tuesday
at St. Ann’s Church in
Mooers.-Forks with burial to
follow in the parish cemetery.
Donations in his memory may
be made to the American Cancer
Society.

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Raymond Decoste

Press-Republican—Saturday, March 31,1984

Deaths, funerals
Ellenburg Councilman
Raymond DeCoste dies

ELLENBURG DEPOT – Raymond
M DeCoste. 54, of Ellenburg
Depot, died Friday, March 30. 1984,
at the CVPH Medical Center.
Mr. DeCoste had been involved in
politics since 1967, when he became
supervisor of the town of Ellenburg.
He was also one of the original county
legislators, representing Area 2
from 1968 through 1971. He was serving
as councilman for the town of
Ellenburg at the time of his death.
He was a third-degree member of
the Father Augustus J. Dumont
Council, Knights of Columbus, in
Ellenburg, having held the office of
grand knight for two terms, and was
a member of Our Lady of Victory
Assembly Fourth-Degree Knights of
Columbus.
Mr. DeCoste was a member and
past president of the Ellenburg
Kiwanis Club. He was also a
member and former fire chief of the
Ellenburg Depot Fire Department.
Mr. Decoste was a farm equipment
dealer for 30 years and later
was an automobile salesman with
Phil’s Chevrolet and Rowe Brothers
Ford in Ellenburg Depot.
Mr. Decoste was born Oct. )9.
1919, in Mooers Forks, the son of
Eldmore and and Bertha (Gadway)
DeCoste.
Besides his parents, he leaves, his
wife, the former Ethel Keegan; two
sons. Curtis DeCoste of Florence,
Ala., and Calvin DeCoste of
Syracuse; five daughters, Christine
of West Palm Beach, Fla.. Mrs.
Henry (Cathy) Rea of Colorado Springs.
Colo.. Mrs. Brooke (Conney)
Rowe of Ithaca, Mrs. Michael
(Carolyn) Kingsley of Lewiston.
Idaho, and Carla DeCoste of Ellenburg
Depot; eight brothers, Marcel
DeCoste of Mooers Forks. Joseph.
Gary, Arthur, and Leonelle
DeCoste, all of Mooers, Leon
DeCoste of West Chazy, Victor
DeCoste of South Burlington,
Vt.,and Lawrence DeCoste of
Rensselaer; three sisters: Mrs.
Samuel (Rita) Demarais of Ellenburg
Depot, Mrs. Michael (Sandra)
Bechard of Chazy and Mrs. Wayne
four grandchildren.
Calling hours.will be from 2 to 4
and 7 to 9 p.m. Sunday at Drown
Funeral Home in Ellenburg. Kiwanians
will meet at the funeral home
at 7 p.m. Sunday and the Knights of
Columbus at 8 p.m.-
Funeral services will be held at 10
a.m. Monday at St. Edmund’s
Church, Ellenburg.
Entombment will be in Whispering
Maples Memorial Gardens
Cemetery, Ellenburg Depot.

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Ernest Decoste

Press-Republican — Monday March 20,1978

Ernest DeCoste

MOOERS FORKS – Funeral services
for Ernest DeCoste, 61, who
died Tuesday afternoon at the
CVPH Medical Center, were held
Friday at 10 a.m. at St. Anne’s
Church in Mooers Forks:
The Rev. Lawrence Brady celebrated
the mass. Pallbearers were
Raymond, Winston, Marcel and
Roma DeCoste, Herman Snide and
Maurice Gadway. Internment was
at St. Anne’s Cemetery, Mooers
Forks, to await spring burial

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Irene Decoste

chateaugay-record- March 1948

LAST RITES FOR
MRS. BRASSARD
AT MOOER FORKS.

Last rites for Mrs William J
Brassard 48, of Moores Fork who
died at her home on Wednesday
March 10th. were held at St Ana’s
Church at Mooers Forks at 9 o’clock
Saturday morning, the Rev. Arthur
Gilbert, pastor, officiating Burial
will be in the church cemetery
Mrs Brasaard was the former
Miss Decoste .at St. Chrysoatoaie,
Que , a daughter of the late Nazaire
and Delias (Gebo) Decoste She
attended school in bar native village
and moved with her parents to
Mooers Forks as a young woman,
marrying Mr Brassard there on
October 20. 1916. She was a member
of St. Ann’s Church and St.
Ann’s Society.
Besides her husband. Mrs. Brassard
leaves six sons: Lawrence, of
San Antonio. Texas: Joseph, Rut
land. Vt.; Clarence. Masaena: Paul
Alfred and Gerald Brassard, all of
Mooers Forks; and three daughters.
Mrs. Frederick (Eva) Trombly. of
North Adams. Mass.: and Miss Stella
Brassard and Miss Doris Brassard,
both of Mooers Forks. There are
four granddaughters and one grand-
son
Surviving also are five brothers: :
Leo Decoste. Eldermore Decoste, ;
Ernest Decoste. Herman Decoste and
Oswald Decoste. all of Mooers Forks
and three sisters: Mrs. Wilmer
(Donalda) Yelle. or Malone; Mrs.
Frank (Dora) Snide, of Talawus:
and Mrs. Edward (Mildred; Gadway
of Mlneville

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Mildred A Decoste

Press-Republican—Monday, June 17,1985

Mildred A. Gadway

WITHERBEE – Mildred M.
Gadway. 67, of 236 Wason St.,
Witherbee died Saturday, June
15, 1985, in the Elizabeth town
Community Hospital.
She was born in Mooers Forks
on March 7,1918, the daughter of
Nazaire and Delois (Gilbeault)
DeCoste.
Survivers included her husband
Edward Gadway’ three
daughters, Shirley Marinello of
Moriah, Rebecca Wolff of
Chicago, 111., and Christine Stone
of Schroon Lake; four sons,
Maurice of Hills Dale, N.Y., Randail
of Moriah, Andrus of Norwood,
and Michael of Port
Henry; two brothers, Eldemore
DeCoste of Mooers and Oswald
DeCoste of Tupper Lake; 19
grandchildren and two great*
grandchildren.
A daughter, Lorraine Land on,
died June 27,1983.
Calling hours will be today
from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. at the
Harland Funeral Home in Port
Henry.
Funeral services will be held
Tuesday at 10 a.m. in St.
Michael’s Church, Witherbee.
Burial will be in St. Peter and
Paul Cemetery in Moriah.

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Eldemore DeCoste

Plattsburgh Pree WEDNESDAY;
NOVEMBERS 1991

Eldemore DeCoste

MOOERS – Eldemore
DeCoste, 84, of Mooers, died
Tuesday, Nov. 5, 1991, at the
CVPH Medical Center in Platt*
sburgh.
He was born July 17, 1907, in
St. Chrysestome, Quebec, the
son of Nazaire and Deliose
{GeBault) DeCoste.
Mr. DeCoste was a former
farmer. He owned and operated
the Rockland Inn and also
DeCoste Liquor Store in Mooers.
Survivors include eight sons,
Victor DeCoste of Burlington,
Vt., Esmond DeCoste, Lionel
DeCoste, Arthur DeCoste and
Gary DeCoste of Mooers, Marcel
DeCoste of Mooers Forks, Leon
DeCoste of West Chazy, and
Lawrence DeCoste of East
Greenbush; three daughters.
Mrs. Samuel (Rita) DeMarais of
Ellenburg Depot, Mrs. Michael
(Sandra) Bechard of Chazy and
Mrs. Wayne (Linda) Supernaw of
Mooers; one brother. Oswald
DeCoste of Ogdensburg: 42
grandchildren and 27 greatgrandchildren.
His wife. Bertha,
and one son, Raymond, died
earlier.
Calling hours will be held today
from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m.
at the E.F. Drown Funeral Service
in Mooers. A Mass of Christian
burial will be held Thursday
at 11 a.m. in St. Joseph’s
Church. Burial * will be in
Whispering Maples Memorial
Gardens Mausoleum in Ellenburg
Depot.
Memorial donations may be
made to the Mooers Rescue
Squad.

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Nazaire Decoste

Plattsburgh Sentinel TUES., JUNE 10, 1930

NAZAIRE DECOSTE

The angel of death again visited
one of our happy homes this past
week. Mr. Decoste was stricken by
a stroke Monday, May 26 and passed
away Wednesday night May 28.
Mr. Decoste was born in St. Chrysostome
and fifteen years ago moved
to Mooers Forks where he resided
till the time of his death. He had
been one of the most successful
farmers in this community and will
be mourned by all who knew him.,
He had such a friendly and jovial
manner.
He leaves to mourn his death his
wife and ten children: Mrs. Wilmer
Yelle, of Malone; Mrs. W. Brassard,
Mrs. Frank Snide, Eldemore, Leo,
Oswald, Adrian, Ernest, Mildred
and Ermon all of Mooers Forks, two
sisters Mrs. Joseph Trombley of
Churubusco and Mrs. Joseph Hebert
of Musing, Michigan also one brother
Joseph Decoste of Churubusco
and fifteen grandchildren.
Funeral services were held from
the Roman Catholic Church,
Mooers Forks, Saturday morning at
10 O’clock with Rev. Father Gilbert
celebrant of the requiem High Mass
with Rev. Father Valois of Champlain
and Rev. Father Eli of Sciota
officiating. It was one of the largest
funerals ever held in Mooers Forks.
Among the out of town relatives
accompanied by their families, who
attended the funeral were Joseph
Tromibley, Joseph Deooste, Antim,
Decoste, Louis Bebeaux, Peter Pupart.
Hermon Decoste, Fred Miller,
Arcade Charland, Leondas Charland,
Nazaire Trombley of Churubusco;
Fred Gebo, John Mackenzie,
Mose Huet of St. Chrystome; Victor
Gebo. of St. Antoine,. Daniel
Gebo and Alderic Trudell of Lachine,
Montreal; Joseph Ouimette of
Burke; Gene Gebo of Pawtucket,
Rhode Island and Delma Trombley
of Franklin Center. Many other
friends from St. Chrysostome, Churubusco,
Ellenburg, Chateaugay and
Montreal followed the remains to
its final resting place.
Everyone wishes to express their
sympathy to Mrs. Decoste and her
family.

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