Cathy L. Clary, 59, Massena
Monday, February 19, 2018 - 4:41 pm

MASSENA -- Mrs. Cathy L. Clary, 59, peacefully passed away Saturday afternoon, February 17, 2018, at her home with her loving family and friends by her side.

Cathy was born October 21, 1958, in Massena, the daughter of Robert J. and Yvette P. (Gibeault) Martin and was a 1976 graduate of Massena High School.

A marriage to Rick Clary in 1977 blessed her with 2 sons, Dustin and Cody.

Cathy worked for over 20 years for P&C Foods, retiring as a manager.

As her sons were growing up, she would be found on the sidelines of their many sporting events, later watching them achieve their dreams of joining the New York State Police.

Cathy loved nothing more than being “Nana” to her 4 beautiful grandchildren.

Having breakfast dates, watching soccer games, and dance recitals were some of her most treasured memories.

Cathy found her greatest joy on the water chasing sunsets. She loved boating, especially on the St. Lawrence River with her many friends, especially Patti and Chuck Raiti.

Cathy is survived by her sons and their wives, Dustin and Jessalyn Clary of Norwood and Cody and Aurora Clary of Massena; her grandchildren, Gracelyn, Gett, Gia-Shae, and Jackson; and many nieces and nephews including, Corey LaShomb of Clifton Park. She is also survived by her sisters, Kelly Gatto and her companion, James Roberts of Florida and Kim Martin and her companion, William “Corky” Kocsis of Massena; her brother, Robert Martin and his companion, Fran Parker of Tennessee; and many aunts, uncles, cousins, and dear friends.

Friends may call at the Donaldson Funeral Home, Massena on Thursday 2-5:00 p.m. where a funeral service celebrating her life will be held at 5:00 p.m. with Rev. Mark Reilly, officiating.

Burial will be in Calvary Cemetery, Massena.

Memorial contributions may be made in her memory to the National Pancreatic Cancer Foundation, PO Box 1848, Longmont, CO 80502 or

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