Mr. Angus E. “Eddie” DeShane, 71, of 218 Flat Rock Road, passed away on Friday evening, December 30, 2011 at Champlain Valley Physicians Hospital, where he had been admitted the previous day.
Angus was born November 19, 1940 in Norfolk, NY, the son of the late Herbert and Lula M. Anderson DeShane. He attended schools in Brasher. He married Diane Kendall on November 19, 2008 in Malone.
Angus was a farm hand for various local farms. He enjoyed puttering around, making things, spending time with his family, especially his granddaughter, Angelina Buckson of Malone.
Angus is survived by his wife, Diane; his five children, Herbert Ferguson of Alabama, Sherry Shutts of Brushton, Edward DeShane of Florida, Savannah DeShane of Malone and Tim DeShane of Plattsburgh. He is also survived by his step-children, Erica Ross of Rome, Anne Snow of Norwood, Bryan Snow, Jr. of Canton; many grandchildren and his father-in-law, Richard Kendall of Hannawa Falls. In addition, Angus is survived by his brothers and sisters, Howard DeShane of Winthrop, Arthur DeShane of Massena, Elmer DeShane of Norfolk, David DeShane of Massena, Myrtle Smith of Brasher Iron Works, Avalin Nathan of Malone, Stella LaBrake of Orange, MA and Denise Fullerton, address unknown; and many nieces, nephews, and cousins.
He was predeceased by three brothers, Herbert at birth; Lawrence DeShane on January 5, 1991, Ralph DeShane on October 16, 2003 and a sister, Odena DeShane on July 28, 1960.
Friends may call Tuesday 12:00 – 2:00 p.m. at the Donaldson Funeral Home, Massena, where funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m with Rev. Lee Sweeney, officiating.
Memorial contributions may be made in his memory to a charity of one’s choice.