Brendan John Soper, 39, Potsdam

POTSDAM -- Brendan John Soper was born on October 30, 1982. He was the second of five children. In 1990 he moved to Potsdam with his older brother and new-born twin sisters. In 1993 the family lived in Chicago, and Zachary Lee Hunt was born. A... Read More >>


Clifford L. "Cliff" Streit, 91, Pierrepont

PIERREPONT — Clifford L. "Cliff" Streit, 91, of Morrill Road, passed away Wednesday, September 21, 2022 after a brief illness. A private memorial service will be held for the family with Canton VFW #1231 Honor Guard providing Military Honors. A... Read More >>


Edward A. Narenkivicius, 76, Potsdam

POTSDAM -- Edward A. Narenkivicius, 76, Potsdam, died on Saturday, September 24, 2022 at Claxton-Hepburn Medical Center, Ogdensburg.  Ed was born August 16, 1946 in Bay Shore, Long Island, New York, son of Barbara and Joseph “Artie” Narenkivicius. ... Read More >>


Douglas W. Weldon, 93, Gouverneur

GOUVERNEUR – Douglas W. Weldon, age 93, of Gouverneur, passed away on September 24, 2022, at the Gouverneur Hospital. Due to family illness, the visitation for Douglas Weldon of Gouverneur has been postponed to a date to be announced. Condolences... Read More >>

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Richard "Dick" LaBow, 71, Richville

A celebration of life will be held for Richard "Dick" LaBow on Saturday, October 1st from 2 to 4 pm at the Gouverneur Elks Lodge. Dick passed away on July 14, 2022. Read More >>


Ruth Smithoover, 94, Penn Yan

PENN YAN -- Ruth (Jensen) Smithoover of Penn Yan, NY born Sept. 30, 1927, passed away peacefully September 18, 2022. Ruth was a Graduate of Gorham, NY High School 1944. She was the daughter of Peter and Clara Jensen of Dresden, NY. Ruth was pre... Read More >>

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Frederick F. "Fred" Rycroft, 77, Canton

Canton - Frederick F. "Fred" Rycroft, 77, of County Route 21, Canton died at his home while under the loving care of his family on Saturday, September 24, 2022. Arrangements are incomplete with Lawrence Funeral Home & Cremation Services, Canton... Read More >>

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Linda Marie Bard, 74, Potsdam

POTSDAM – Linda Marie Bard, 74, passed away September 22, 2022, surrounded by her family. Linda was born on June 29, 1948, in Potsdam, the oldest child of Leonard and Marion (Shatraw) Crump and attended Potsdam Central Schools. On May 12, 1979, she... Read More >>


Virginia A. "Ginny" Garza, 81, Hilton

HILTON - Virginia A. "Ginny" Garza passed away on September 21, 2022, at the age of 81. She was predeceased by her parents, Theodore and Magadalene Welsh; her brothers, Theodore and Leon "Pivot" Welsh; and her sisters, Katherine and Patricia Welsh... Read More >>


Graveside service: Bonnie Fay Smith, 78, Massena

MASSENA -- Graveside services for Bonnie Fay Smith, 78. Please attend the ceremony of life at 2 PM, September 29th, 2022, at Pine Grove Cemetery, Cook Street, Massena. She would like any donations to be made to the Massena Memorial Hospital... Read More >>


Clifford L. 'Cliff' Streit, 91, Pierrepont

PIERREPONT - Clifford L. “Cliff” Streit, 91, of Morrill Road, died Wednesday, September 21, at Legacy K Elderly Care Home in Hermon. Arrangements are incomplete with Lawrence Funeral Home & Cremation Services, Canton. A complete obituary will... Read More >>


Brianna L. DiStasi, 34, Massena

MASSENA – Brianna L. DiStasi, 34, tragically lost her battle to addiction on September 15, 2022. Despite the tragedy of her death, Brianna was able to save the lives of five people through the gift of organ donation. Brianna was born on May 18,... Read More >>