Alice Pomponio, Potsdam

Alice Pomponio—or Ali, to those who knew and loved her—passed away on June 19, 2012 after surviving brain cancer for more than two years. She was born in Port Jefferson and grew up in Ronkonkoma. She made the most of a life that was far too short... Read More >>


Lillian Meshurel, 92, Canton

Lillian Meshurel, 92, passed away June 16, 2012 while residing at the Maplewood Nursing Home in Canton, where she had resided since December 2011. Lillian was born in Fort Jackson, in 1920 the daughter of Howard and Ruth (Baker) Ober. She... Read More >>


Trent Michael French, infant, Brasher Falls

Baby boy Trent Michael French became an Angel on Sunday June 17, 2012 at Massena Memorial Hospital comforted by the love of his parents, Amy Rubado and Trevor French. Arrangements have been entrusted to the Hammill Funeral Home in Winthrop. Other... Read More >>


Kathlene Q. Oakes, 81, Massena

Kathlene Q. Oakes, 81, passed away Monday evening June 18, 2012, at the St. Regis Nursing Home, surrounded by the love of her family. Arrangements have been entrusted to the Hammill Funeral Home in Winthrop. Kathlene was born on December 23, 1930... Read More >>


Dorothy Mae Powers, 86, Pierrepont

Dorothy Mae Powers, 86, lifelong resident of Pierrepont, passed away Tuesday morning, June 19th at her home under the loving care of her family and Hospice of St. Lawrence Valley.  She was born February 8, 1926, daughter of George and Gertrude Smith... Read More >>


Beverly A. Rice, 81, Gouverneur

Beverly A. Rice, 81, passed away Monday, June 18, 2012 at Kinney Nursing Home, Gouverneur. Beverly was born February 2, 1931 in Gouverneur, the daughter of William and Anna Smith Devendorf. Beverly married Forrest D. Rice on August 2, 1949 in... Read More >>


Lloyd F. Besaw, 85, Waddington

Lloyd F. Besaw, 85 of Waddington, passed away on June 18, 2012 at Canton Potsdam Hospital in Potsdam. Lloyd was born on November 14, 1926 in Norfolk the son Albert and Myrtle (Raymo) Besaw. He proudly served his country during World War II. Lloyd... Read More >>


Leslie P. “Les Butt” Cree, 47, Akwesasne

Mr. Leslie P. “Les Butt” Cree, 47, of 18 Pyke Road, passed away on Sunday evening, June 17, 2012 at Upstate University Hospital, Syracuse after being transferred there from Massena Memorial Hospital. Les was born February 7, 1965 in Massena, the son... Read More >>


Donald S. Ritchie, 83, Gouverneur

Donald S. Ritchie, 83, passed away Monday, June 18, 2012 at Potsdam-Canton Hospital. Mr. Ritchie was born December 21, 1928 in Gouverneur to Steward and Hilda Lucas Ritchie and resided in Gouverneur and Cranberry Lake his entire life. He is survived... Read More >>


Martha E. Mallette, age 92, Ogdensburg

A Mass of Christian Burial for Martha E. Mallette, age 92, of 413 Rensselaer Avenue, Ogdensburg, will be held on Wednesday June 20, at Notre Dame Church at 3 p.m. with Rev. F. James Shurtleff celebrating. Burial will be in Union Cemetery in Dekalb... Read More >>


Kenneth Roy Rose, 95, formerly of Heuvelton

Mr. Kenneth Roy Rose, 95, of Fort Plain and formerly of Heuvelton, died Sunday, June 17, 2012 at Palatine Nursing Home, Fort Plain. Born on September 2, 1916 in Stephentown, he was the son of Roy D. Rose and Ivadell Saxby Rose. He was a graduate of... Read More >>


Steven Thomas Brothers, 35, formerly of Potsdam and Massena

Steven Thomas Brothers, 35, formerly of Potsdam and Massena, lost his valiant fight with leukemia on May 30, 2012, at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center in Washington. Steven was in remission for Phase I of chemotherapy treatment but... Read More >>