George LeClair


George LeClair, Sr., 72, of Ellenburg
Depot, died suddenly at the
Champlain Valley Hospital Wednesday.
Mr. LeClair is survived by five
daughters. Mrs. Lena Bouyea of
Chateaugay, Mrs. Jennie Corbett of
Troy, Mrs. Rose Yelle of Parish,
Mrs. Catherine Ryan of Hummelstown,
Pa., and Miss Eleanor Le-
Clair of Ellenburg Depot; three
Sons, Clifford and George of Ellenburg
Depot and Francis of Moira:
and one brother. Edward E. LeClair
of Dannemora.
Funeral services will be held Saturday
morning at 9:39 o’clock in
St. Edmunds Church, Ellenburg.
The body wih be placed in the vault
in the church cenietery to await

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Edward E. Leclair



Edward E. Leclair, 88, died
Sunday March 26st In the Fox
Memorial Hospital inOneonta,
N. Y.
He was born In Ellenburg
Depot, September 15, 1883,
the son of Joseph and Josephine
(Christian) Leclair.
Mr. Leclair was a blacksmith
In Ellenburg Depot for 40 years.
He moved to Oneonta to live
after his wife’s death four years
Survivors Include two
daughters, Mrs. Wilton (Nina)
Lewis of Dannemora and Miss
Virginia Leclair or Oneonta;
two sons, William of Chateaugay
and Bernard of Dannemora; 15
grandchildren and 14 greatgrandchildren.
Funeral Services were held
Tuesday at 10 A. M. from St.
Edmund’s Church Ellenburg.
Burial will take place in the
Church Cemetery In the spring.

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Lydia Miller

  adirondack-enterprise   Tuesday Dec 10, 1963

Mrs. Lydia Gonyea

A funeral service will be held
Wednesday at 9 a. m. at St.
Alphonsus Catholic Church in
Tupper Lake for Mrs. Lydia
Gonyea, 66, who died early Monday
morning at Mercy General
Hospital. Burial will be in the
parish,cemetery in the spring.
She had been confined to the
hospital about one day.
Mrs. Gonyea was born in
Lyon Mt .Junction on Sept, 25,
1897 the daughter of John and
Arelia LaMere Miller. Her husband
Wilfred Gonyea died in
Tupper Lake hi 1961.
Survivors include five sons,
Louis, Richard, Leonard and
Gordon, all of Tupper Lake, and
Maynard of Great Falls, Mont.;
27 grandchildren; one greatgrandchild;
one sister, Emma
LaPorte of Inlet; two brothers,
William Miller of Inlet and Andrew
Miller of Tupper Lake.
The body will repose at the
time -of-the services.

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Richard S. Gonyea


Richard S. Gonyea

Richard S. Gonyea, 50, of 292
Park St., Tupper Lake died Saturday,
November 22,1997 at his home.
Born on August 24, 1947 in
Tupper Lake he was the son of
Richard and Jeannie (McLear)
He attended local schools and
was inducted into the U.S. Army on
June 22, 1967. Mr. Gonyea served
for two years as a Medical Corpsman
in Vietnam and was honorably
discharged on June 20,1969. He was
a recipient of the Purple Heart,
Vietnam Service Medal with two
Bronze Service Stars, Republic of
Vietnam Campaign Medal, National
Defense Service Medal and the
Combat Medical Badge.
Following service Mr. Gonyea
returned to Tupper Lake where he
worked as a logger for Draper Corp
and Yorkshire Timber and was a
truck driver for Kavanagh Trucking.
He was a member of the VFW
Post 3120 and was Past Commander
and Chaplain, member of the
Disabled American Veterans Chapter
180, Tupper Lake Fire Department
Company 5, and the Tuesday Night
Bowling League. For the past
several years he organized and judged
the annual VFW winter shuffle-board
Besides his mother, he is
survived by one daughter, Deborah
Ogden of Virginia Beach, VA; one
grandchild, Nicole; longtime
companion Geraldine Jones of
Tupper Lake; one brother, Bruce
Gonyea of Tupper Lake; one sister,
Mrs. Stephen (Nancy) LaPierre of
Tupper Lake; several nieces and
nephews, aunts and uncles.
Calling hours were held for
Mr. Gonyea Monday, November 24
at the Rennell Funeral Home in
Tupper Lake. A Funeral Mass was
held on Tuesday, November 25 at
St Alphonsus Church with Msgr.
Edmund Dumas celebrating. Burial
will be in St. Alphonsus Cemetery
with Full Military Honors in May.
Those wishing to remember
Mr. Gonyea through donations are
asked to consider High Peaks
Hospice or the Tupper Lake
Volunteer Rescue Squad.

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Stephen D Gonyea


Stephen D. Gonyea

Stephen D. Gonyea, 49, of
Saranac Lake, died Tuesday,
September 3,2002 at his home.
Born on July 26, 1953 in
Tapper Lake, he was the son of
liouis and Rita (Duplantie)
• Mr. Gonyea graduated from
tupper Lake High School class
0f 1972. On June 30, 1972 he
enlisted in the U.S. Marine
Corps and was honorably
discharged in 1974. He returned
to Tupper Lake and worked at
various jobs throughout the trilakes.
He resided in Saranac Lake
for the past year.
He is survived by a
daughter, Stephanie of
Wilmington; one brother, Daniel
of Tupper Lake; five sisters,
Cheryl and her husband, John
Dukette of Clintonville; Cindy
and her husband, William
LeBlanc; Karla and her husband,
Michael Clark; Bonnie and her
husband, John Churco and
Candy Gonyea all of Tupper
Lake, and several nieces and
Calling hours were held
Thursday, September 5 at the
Fortune-Keough-Rennell Funeral
Home in Tupper Lake. A funeral
service was held Friday at 11
a.m. at the funeral home with the
Rev. Donald Kramberg
officiating. Burial followed in St.
Alphonsus cemetery with full
military honors.
Those wishing to make
memorial contributions are asked
to consider the Tupper Lake
Honor Guard in care of the
funeral home

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Richard A. Gonyea

Richard Gonyea, 66

Richard A. Gonyea, 66, of 296
Park St., died at 1:45 pm, Sunday,
June 3 at Saranac Lake General
Hospital where he had been admitted
on May 29. He had been in failing
health for about a year.
He was born on July 30, 1923 in
Tupper Lake, a son of Wilford and
Lydia Miller Gonyea, and attended
the local schools.
A World War II Army veteran ,he
saw action with the 35th Transportation
Corps in the Asiatic-Pacific
Theater in the campaigns in New
Guinea and the Philippines, serving
from 1943 to 1946.
On February 12,1946 he was married
here to Jeanne McLear, who survives
Mr. Gonyea was a member of
Tupper Lake Lodge 640,Loyal Order
of Moose, and a life member of Edmund
Post 3120, Veterans of
Foreign Wars. An avid bowler, he
was active in the Monday League of
the Tupper Lake Bowling Association
He was employed by Adrien
Girouard Logging in lumbering
operations for man) years.
V.F.W. and Mo >se services were
held Monday at the Rennell Funeral
A Mass of Christian burial was
celebrated at 3 pm. Tuesday at St.
Alphonsus Church and interment was
in St. Alphonsus Cemetery.
Surviving, besides his wife, are
two sons, Richard and Bruce Gonyea,
and a daughter, Mrs. Stephen (Nancy
) LaPierre, all of Tupper Lake ;two
brothers, Louis Gonyea, Tupper
Lake, and Gordon , of Star Lake;
seven grandchildren and one greatgrandchild.
Three brothers, William,
Leonard and Maynard Gonyea,
predeceased him.
Memorial contributions to the
Tupper Lake Rescue Squad may be
arranged through the Rennell
Funeral Home.

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Louis W Gonyea

Louis “Pin” Gonyea

dies Monday, Oct. 12
:Louis W. (“Pin”) Gonyea, 72, of 19
Emma St. died Monday morning at
toe Adirondack Medical Center,
Saranac Lake, where he had been
transported by the Tupper Lake Emergency
Squad. He was pronounced dead
ofi arrival there.
Jfe was born in Tupper Lake on Oct
10,1920, a son of Wilfred and Lydia
Miller Gonyea, and attended the local
^Mr. Gonyea was a veteran of World
War n and saw action with die 84th
Armored Battalion as a surgical technician
in the campaigns in Europe and
Africa. He was a member of Edmund
BujoldPost3120, Veterans of Foreign
He was employed on area lumbering
jobs after the war until his retirement
for health reasons in 1976.
Surviving are his wife, the former
Rita Duplantie, to whom he was
married on June 30, 1946 at St.
Alphonsus Church. She was admitted
to the Adirondack Medical Center,
Saranac Lake, shortly after his death
Monday; surviving also are two sons,
Daniel and Stephen Gonyea, Tupper
Lake; seven daughters: Shirley Jock,
Cindy LeBlanc, Karla Clark, Bonnie
Boushie, and Candy Gonyea, all of
Tupper Lake; Lorraine Pitcher of
Potsdam and Cheryl Dukett of
Clintonville, N.Y.; one brother, Gordon
Gonyea, Tupper Lake; 28 grandchildren;
six greatgrandchildren, and
nieces and nephews. He was predeceased
by four brothers: Richard,
William, Maynard, and Leonard.
Friends may call at die Renneli
Funeral Home during visiting hours
today, 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. A Mass of
Christian burial will be celebrated at
10 a.m. Thursday at St. Alphonsus
Church and burial.with full military
honors, will be in S t Alphonsus Cemetery.
Memorial contributions to the
Tupper Lake Emergency Squad may
be arranged through the Renneli Funeral

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Gerald F. Dupree Jr

Gerald F. Dupree Jr. 
Written by    
Wednesday, June 04, 2003 
CHATEAUGAY — Gerald F. Jerry Dupree Jr., 48, of State Route 11, Chateaugay, died Tuesday, June 3, 2003, at Alice Hyde Medical Center, Malone, N.Y.
He was born in Malone, N.Y., on July 6, 1954, the son of Gerald and Grace (LaFave) Dupree.
He was married to Kyna Cowan on Sept. 21, 1996, in the Chateaugay United Methodist Church by Rev. Martin Ayer.
Jerry is survived by his wife of six years; his parents of Plattsburgh, N.Y.; three brothers and two sisters-in-law, Kevin and Donna Dupree of Milford, Pa., David and Mary Dupree of Poughkeepsie, N.Y., and Dale Dupree of Plattsburgh, N.Y.; three sisters and two brothers-in-law, Karen and Greg Harkenrider of Duanesburg, N.Y., Mary Dupree of Plattsburgh and Rose Dupree and her fianc

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Daniel R. Dupree

Daniel R. Dupree 
Written by    
Tuesday, April 18, 2000 
MALONE — Daniel R. Dupree, 48, of 121 California Road in Malone, died on Monday, April 17, 2000, at the Alice Hyde Medical Center in Malone. He had been a patient there since March 8, 2000.
Born in Malone on Aug. 10, 1951, he was the son of Robert T. and Edna Decosse Dupree.
He graduated from Chateaugay High School in 1969 and attended New York State University at Canton. On Oct. 12, 1979, he was united in marriage to the former Alice M. LaPage Plumadore in Westville. Mr. Dupree was employed as a maintenance supervisor at Alcoa in Massena for over 26 years. He retired on Feb. 1, 2000, because of his health. He was an active communicant of Our Lady of Fatima Church in Westville. He was a member of the Alcoa 25-year club and served on the board of directors of Coville Bay Senior Housing. He was a member of the Harness Horse Association and a life member of the N.R.A. He was also an avid hunter and enjoyed fishing.
He is survived by his wife, Alice; his parents, Robert and Edna Dupree of Chateaugay; his paternal grandmother, Margaret Dupree of Chateaugay; one son, Jeremy Dupree who lives at home; one stepdaughter, Desiree Plumadore of Houston, Texas; two brothers, Ricky Dupree of Brashton and Steven and his wife Lisa Dupree of Malone; three sisters, Donna and her husband Barry Barnes of Chateaugay, Margaret ‘Peggy’ Wood and her companion Marty Shaw of Malone and Lori Dupree and her companion Greg Fleury of Burke; one stepgrandson, Colby Plumadore of Houston, Texas; and many nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles and cousins.
Calling hours will be Wednesday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. at the Bruso-Desnoyers Funeral Home in Malone. A Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated on Thursday at 10 a.m. at St. Francis of Assisi Church in Constable, with the Rev. Garry Giroux officiating. Burial will be in St. Francis of Assisi Cemetery in Constable.
Donations may be made in his memory to either Our Lady of Fatima Church or the Franklin County Chapter of the American Cancer Society.

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Thomas J Dupree

Chateaugay Record THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 25, 1960.
Thomas Dupree
Died Saturday
At Malone

The community was shocked and
deeply saddened to learn of the doath
of Thomas J. Dupree, one of our
best known and highly respected resid<
nts, which occurred at the Alice
Hyde Hospital, Malone, on Saturday
morning after a long illness.
The deceased was born at Ellenburg
Center on October 6, 1897, a
son of the late Israel and Celina
(Robert) Dupree. For the past 31
years he had been a resident of
Chuteaugay where he followed the
occupation of farming. The deceased
was an honorable upright man, a
st adfast Christian and was devoted
to his home and family ties.
The deepest measure of sympathy
is expressed to the sorrowing members
of his family. *
On December 29, 1924 his marriage
to Miss Margaret Silver, daurhter of
the late Mr. and Mrs. Pherence Silver,
took place at St. Philomena’s
Church, Churubusco.
He leaves his wife, two sons, Robert,
Chateaugay; Maynard, Elba,
N. Y.; and one daughter, Mrs. Lawrence
(Norma) Nichols, Churubusco;
seven grandchildren. A son, Richard
died four years ago.
Six sisters and five brothers also
survive: Mrs. Marie Pennell, Boston;
Mrs. Donald Wills , Albany; Mrs!
Lyndon LaBarge, Dannemora; Mrs.
Geeorge Yelle, Ellenburg; Mrs. Henry
Trombly, Mooerrs Forks; Mrs. Lucien
Picard, Au Sable Forks; Joseph,
Ellenburg; Modeste, Churubusco;
Louis and Roy, Chateaugay; and Donald,
Horseheads, N. Y.
Funeral services teok place at St.
Patrick’s Church Tuesday morning.

Published in: on January 20, 2009 at 7:56 pm  Leave a Comment