Funeral services for Emma E. Dominie, age 89, of Ogdensburg, will be held on Thursday (May 19, 2011) at 10:00 .a.m at St. Mary’s Cathedral with Rev. Joseph Morgan officiating. Burial will follow the service for both Emma and her husband William at the Notre Dame Cemetery.
Calling hours will be held on Wednesday from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. at the Fox & Murray Funeral Home. Mrs. Dominie died Saturday evening at Claxton Hepburn Medical Center surrounded by her family.
Surviving are sons James Dominie and his wife Barbara of Canon Lake, TX, and Earl Dominie and his wife Barbara of Vass, NC; a daughter, Alberta Barkley and her husband William of Ogdensburg; sisters Mary Todd and her husband Richard of Canton, and Nettie Clark and her husband Thomas of Russell; brothers Judson Durham and his wife Sissy of Hermon, Edward Durham of Ogdensburg, and James Durham of Canton; nine grandchildren, and 13-great grandchildren; along with several nieces, nephews and cousins.
Emma was predeceased by her husband, Bill on December 30, 2010; a daughter, Marie Dominie; sisters Viola Bender and Bernice Durham; and two brothers, Paul and Carl Durham.
Emma was born on November 1, 1921 in Edwards, daughter of Rollie and Alberta (Fyffe) Durham. She attended rural schools in Degrass, and married William E. Dominie on June 29, 1940 at St. Mary’s Cathedral. Emma worked 25 years at Hepburn Hospital in the OR & OB Departments as a Technician, until 1978 when she retired. Emma & Bill moved south after their retirement, until 1990 when they moved back north to Rensselaer Falls. In 1996, the couple then moved to Ogdensburg and she was a parishioner & Alter & Rosary Society Member of St. Raphael’s Catholic Church in Heuvelton and enjoyed traveling, reading, visiting with friends, knitting, camping and spending time with her family.
Memorial contributions can be made to the Ogdensburg Volunteer Rescue Squad. Online condolences can also be made to the family at www.foxandmurrayfuneralhome.com.