Leonard J LaValley

Leonard J. LaValley

BEEKMANTOWN � Leonard J. LaValley, 68, of the Moffitt Road, died Monday, June 13, 2005, at his home surrounded by his family and loved ones. He was able to enjoy the country music he loved, which was played by family and friends, as well as his own recorded music during his peaceful passing.

Mr. LaValley was born in Plattsburgh, on Sept. 5, 1936, the son of Zepher and Margaret (Nephew) LaValley. He married the former Lucy Jarvis at Holy Angels Church in Altona in 1955.

He was a member of St. Mary’s of the Lake Church in Cumberland Head. He was employed by Andy’s Restaurant in Plattsburgh from 1954 to 1955; NBC Bakery in Plattsburgh from 1955 to 1957; and Georgia Pacific from 1957 until his retirement in 1996. He was a member of the Beekmantown Volunteer Fire Department for 25 years. He was also a self-employed carpenter.

Following his retirement from Georgia Pacific, he was a longtime member of the RSVP Kitchen Band, performing until a week before his death. When he wasn’t playing his music he enjoyed hunting, fishing and camping with his family.

Survivors include his wife of 50 years, Lucy (Jarvis) LaValley; his four children, Randy LaValley and his wife Sharon of West Chazy, Thomas LaValley and his wife Leslie of Plattsburgh, James LaValley and his wife Carolyn of Plattsburgh and Judy Gorski and her fianc� Jeffrey Brown of Chantilly, Va.; a son-in-law, George Gorski of Buffalo; two brothers, Lawrence LaValley and his wife Joan of Peru and Gerald LaValley and his companion Barbara Machurick of Beekmantown; one sister, Marion Dragoon and her husband Robert of Beekmantown; one brother-in-law, Roy Stone of Peru; eight grandchildren; one great-grandchild; and several nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles and cousins.

He was predeceased by his parents; his twin sister, Dorothy LaValley; and sister, Theresa (LaValley) Stone.

Calling hours will be held today from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. at the R.W. Walker Funeral Home. Funeral services will be held Friday at 11 a.m. at St. Mary’s of the Lake Church in Cumberland Head. Interment will be held at Whispering Maples Mausoleum in Plattsburgh.

Donations in Leonard’s memory may be made to Chelsea’s Rainbow Fund, The Foundation of CVPH Medical Center, 75 Beekman St., Plattsburgh, NY 12901


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Zepher J LaValley

 Press Republican Dec 7, 1972  

Zepher J LaValley

Beekmantown- Zepher J LaValley 61
of Plattsburgh RD 1 died Wedensday
at the Mary Fletcher Unit of Vermont
Medical Center, Burlingtion.
Mr LaValley was born on Sept 11,
1912 son of John and Agnes (Miller)
He was a self-employed carpenter
and a member of St Joseph’s Chruch
in West Chazy.
Survivors include his with the former
Margaret M Nephew of Beekmantown,
three sons Leonard of Beekmantown,
Lawrence of Peru and Gerald of
Beekmantown, Two daughters
Mrs. Roy (Theresa) Stone of Beek-
mantown and Mrs. Robert
(Marion) Dragoon  of Batavia; one
brother, Amos LaValley of Beekmantown;
seven sisters. Mrs  Michael
(Neddie) Santori of Plattsburgh
 Ida Hebert of Champlain
 Mrs. Benjamin (Helen) Nephew Jr.
of West Chazy,Mrs George (Lillian) Blades
 of Kalamazoo,Mich., Mrs. Orville (Leona)
Moose and Mrs Irene Nephew of
West Chazy and Mrs Mildred Gagnier of
Chazy and 14 grandchildren.
Calling hours will be today from 2 to 4
and 7 to 9 at the R.W. Walker Funeral
Funeral services will be Monday at
11 am at St Joseph’s Church in
West Chazy with burial in the
Parish cemetery.

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Lester P. LaValley

Press-Republican—Thursday, January 10,1985

Lester P. LaValley

Lester P. LaValley, 39, died on
Tuesday, Jan. 8, 1985, at University
Hospital in Jacksonville due
to injuries received in an
automobile accident on Dec. 16,
He was born on Aug. 29,1945, in
Plattsburgh. the son of Philip
and Genevieve (Rabideau)
LaValley, formerly of Mooers
Mr. LaValley was a 1964
graduate of Mooers High School
and served with the Marine
Corps from 1966 to 1968, assigned
to Vietnam. He was employed by
Vistakon, a Johnson & Johnson
Co. located in Jacksonville.
Survivors include his wife,
Rosemary Germain LaValley of
Jacksonville; his parents of
J a c k s o n v i l l e ; two sons,
Christopher and Kyle LaValley,
both of Jacksonville; a daughter,
Marci LaValley of Jacksonville;
two sisters, Mrs. Jacques
(Judith) Lariviere of Carson,
Iowa, and Mrs. Ronald
(Suzanne) Charette of Cadyville;
and his maternal grandmother,
Mrs. Nellie Rabideau of Pittsburgh.
A brother, Wayne LaValley,
died in 1950, and another brother,
Douglas LaValley died 1980.
Calling hours will be at
Rivermead Funeral Home in
Orange Park, Fla.
Funeral services will be held
Friday at St. Joseph’s Church in
Jacksonville, Fla.
Burial with full military honors
will take place in Jacksonville.
Private memorial services will
be held at the family’s convenience.

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Nettie M LaValley


Nettie M. Santori

PLATTSBURGH � Nettie M. Santori, 96, of Leonard Avenue, died Friday, Oct. 20, 2000, at the Evergreen Valley Nursing Home.

She was born in Mooers Forks on Jan. 13, 1904, the daughter of John and Agnes (Miller) LaValley.

Nettie married Michael Santori at St. Ann’s Church in Mooers Forks in 1926. Mr. Santori died in 1986.

Mrs. Santori was a member of St. John’s Church and the Altar Rosary Society. She was an avid gardener and enjoyed cooking. She worked for Pall Blade for 10 years.

Survivors include two daughters and one son-in-law, Mrs. Ephraim (Carmela) Defayette of Morrisonville and Helen Santori of Plattsburgh; four sisters and one brother-in-law, Helen Nephew of West Chazy, Leona Mooso of Nevada, Irene Nephew of Plattsburgh and Mrs. Stephen (Mildred) Percey of Ingraham; and many nieces and nephews.

Three sisters, Mary Goodman, Ida Hebert and Lillian Blades and three brothers, Edward LaValley, Zepher LaValley and Amos LaValley, all predeceased her.

Calling hours will be held Sunday, Oct. 22, 2000, from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. at the R.W. Walker Funeral Home. A Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated Monday at 10 a.m. in St. John’s Church. Burial will follow in Mt. Carmel Cemetery.

Memorial donations may go to St. John’s Academy.

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Walter Lavalley


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Aurilla Lavalley

Press Republican SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 9, 1946

Mrs. AuriUa Perreault, 50, of RFD
No. 1, died last evening at Ray Brook
following a lengthy Illness.
Mrs: perreault was born in Mooers
Forks, the daughter of the late Benjamin
La Vailey and Mary Cherad
LaValley. lit addition to her husband,
Mrs. Perreault Is survived by
six half-brothers, John LaValley arid
Henry Miller of Beekmantown, Moses
LaValley of Potsdam, Eli LaValley
of Mooers Forks, William LaValley
of Newark, N. Y., and Frank
Miller of Fine, N. Y.; and four sisters,
Mrs. John LaValley of Beekmantown,
Mrs. Herbert Peters, of
Springfield, Mass., and Mrs. Celinda
LaValley and Mrs. Joseph Hebert,
Mooers Forks.
The body is at the Perreault home
on the Beekmantown road. Funeral
arrangements .’hove not yet been

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Andrew J LaValley

Press-Republican—Tuesday January 8,1985
Andrew J. LaValley
J. LaValley, 72, died Sunday.
Jan. 6,1985, at the CVPH Medical
Center in Plattsburgh.
He was born Dec. 1, 1912, in
Mooers Forks, the son of Joseph
and Celinda LaValley.
Survivors include his wife, the
former Genevive Bosley, three
sons, Walter of Champlain,
Ronald of Mooers Forks, and
Richard of San Antonio, Texas;
two daughters, Mrs. Sam
(Marie) Trombley of Ellenburg
and Mrs. Roger (Eileen) Blow of
Marlton, N.J.; one sister,
Florence Davidson of Platt
sburgh; four brothers, Philip,
Oliver, and Fred LaValley all of
Mooers Forks; and Noah
La Valley of Plattsburgh; 20
grandchildren and eight greatgrandchildren.
He was a member of the Third
and Fourth Degree Knights of
Columbus in Mooers, and also St.
Ann’s Church in Mooers Forks.
He was a farmer in the area for
many years, and he was also a
bus driver for Northeastern Clinton
Central School for 27 years.
Calling hours at the Drown
Funeral Home in Mooer$ will be
held from 7 to 9 p.m. Wedne’sday
and 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Thursday.
Funeral services will be at
11 a.m. Friday in St. Ann’s
Church, Mooers Forks. Burial
will be in St. Ann’s Cemetery in
the spring.
The Third Degree Knights are
asked to meet at the funeral
home at 8 p.m. on Wednesday.
Donations may be made in Mr.
LaValley’s name to the Mooers
or Champlain Volunteer Fire

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William LaValley

Press Republican Friday, February 5, 1982

William LaValley
MOOERS – WilWra LaValley,
82,died.Thursday morning at the
CVPH Medical Center,
Hfr was born on Jan. 2, 1900 in
Mooers Forks, the son of Joseph and
Celinda (LaValley) LaValley. ‘*•
He leaves his wife, Leanore Deyo
LaValley; t»ree„-sons. Homer
LaValley of Kenmore, Cjarence
LaValley of Mooers and Kenneth
LaValley of Ellenburg Depot; a
sister, Mrs,. Florence Davison pi
Plattsburgh; five brothers, Oliver,
Fred, Andrew and Phillip LaValley,
all of Mooers Forks, and Noah
LaValley of’ Plattsburgh; seven
grandchildren and 12 greatgrandchildren.
Calling hours will be at the Drown
Funeral Home in Mooers 2 to4 and 7
to 9 p.m. today. The Mooers Knights
of Columbus will meet a t the funeral
home at 7:30 this evening.
Funeral services wilf be held at
noon Saturday at St. Joseph’s
Church in Mooers
Entombment will be in St. Ann’s
Cemetery Vault  in Mooers Forks to
await spring burial.

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Benjamin LaValley


News was received from East
Hampton, Mass., this .week, conveying
the sad message to brothers and
sisters in this town, of the death
of Benjamin Lavalley, 66, a former
resident. Mr. Lavalley’s sisters left
by auto to attend the funeral which
will be held in Hampton Saturday
morning. They include Mrs. Joseph
Hebert, Mrs. Joseph Lavalley, Sr„
Eli Lavalley, Oliver LaFountain, Sr.
Much sympathy is extended to the
sorrowing ones. The deceased leaves
his widow and twelve children. All
are young men and women.

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Eli LaValley

Eli LaValley


LaValley, 87, died Saturday night

in CVPH Medical Center in Plattsburgh.

He was born Nov. 16, 1889,

the son of Benjamin and Cylinda

(Gadway) LaValley of Mooers


He was an honorary member of

the Knights of Columbus, Council

3525 Champlain, and a member of

the Plattsburgh Council Fourth

degree Knights of Columbus,

Bishop Wadhams General


Survivors include one son,

Hector LaValley; two daughters,

Mrs Delma (Cylinda) Hebert and

Mrs. Edward (Lizzie) Brassard,

both of Mooers Forks; one stepson,

Robert Graves of Mooers Forks;

one step-daughter, Shirley’

Rabideau of Plattsburgh; 21

grandchildren, 55 great-grandchildren

and seven great-greatgrandchildren.

Calling hours will be at the

Drown Funeral Home here where

friends may call from 2 to 4 and 7 to

9 p.m. today and Tuesday.

Services wiH be held at 11 a.m.

Wednesday in St. Ann’s Church

here. Burial will be in the spring

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