Funeral services for Keitha L. Lalonde, 77, of the Lee Road and formerly of Washington Street and NY Avenue in Ogdensburg , will be held on Thursday (February 16, 2012) at 11 a.m. at Foxwood Memorial Park Chapel with Rev. F. James Shurtleff officiating. Calling hours will also be held on Thursday from 10 a.m. until the time of the funeral at Foxwood.
Mrs. Lalonde passed away on Tuesday (February 14, 2012) at the home of her daughter and surrounded by her family. Arrangements are with the Fox & Murray Funeral Home.
Surviving is her daughter Pamela McCready & her husband Carl of Ogdensburg; two sons Paul Lalonde Jr. of Syracuse, Scott Lalonde of Ogdensburg; a daughter in law Lori Gaglar of Ogdensburg; grandchildren Christopher McCready & his companion Kate McCarney, Eric & Erin Lalonde, Ashli Lalonde, Brent Lalonde, Marrissa Caglar and Michael Caglar; great-grandson Eric Scott Lalonde, along with several nieces, nephews & cousins.
She was predeceased by her husband Paul in 1997, a grandson Matthew McCready in 1998; three sisters Ada Prophet, Evelyn McGuire & Jacqueline Vitullo and two brothers Harold & Edgar Ladouceur.
Keitha was born on June 19, 1934 in Ogdensburg, a daughter of the late Edgar & Olive (Fox) Ladouceur. She attended Holy Cross Catholic School and graduated from Ogdensburg Free Academy in 1952.
She then married Paul W. Lalonde on April 30, 1954 at Notre Dame Church with Rev. Msgr. Louis Charbonneau celebrating the couple's marriage.
Keitha was a homemaker and spent the winter months in Florida with her husband for many years. She enjoyed going to the casino, spending time with her niece in Connecticut, and most of all cherished her time with family and friends.
She was a member of the Notre Dame Parish in Ogdensburg and the Red Hatters and Golden Girls Club in Florida.
Memorial contributions can be made to the American Cancer Society .