Category Archives: Local News

  • Wichard “Ricky” L. Wood

    Wichard “Ricky” L. Wood WATERTOWN, NY- Richard “Ricky” L. Wood, 60, went to be with the Lord Wednesday, November 15th. Richard had been a resident of Samaritan Summit and Mercy/Madonna for eleven years. Arrangements have been entrusted to Cleveland Funeral Home, Watertown, NY. Ricky was born on April 25,…

  • Edmond Carney Pelkey

    Edmond Carney Pelkey Edmond Carney Pelkey, 72, of Black River, passed November 17, 2017 after struggling with cancer for the past six months. He passed at his home where he was under the care of his family and Hospice of Jefferson County. Calling hours will be 4 to 6…

  • Elmer C. Gleason

    Elmer C. Gleason Elmer C. Gleason, 86, of NYS Rt. 26, passed away Thursday evening, November 16, 2017 at Hospice of Jefferson County at Ellis farm, Watertown, NY, surrounded by his family. Born on March 11, 1931 in Antwerp, NY, he was a son of Earl and Bertha Worden…

  • Frances A. Brien

    Frances A. Brien Frances A. Brien, age 74, of Ogdensburg, NY, passed away on Wednesday evening, November 15, 2017, at Claxton Hepburn Medical Center. Per her request, there will be no calling hours or funeral services. Arrangements are entrusted to Frary Funeral Home. Frances is survived by four step-children,…

  • David D. Murray

    David D. Murray Canton: David D. Murray, age 58, passed away quietly on Wednesday, Nov. 15, 2017 at Canton-Potsdam Hospital, after a long battle with cancer. David was born on June 27, 1959 in Massena to Andrew and Imogene Murray. He attended Massena Schools and was a proud veteran…

  • Jeanette Marie Hinson

    Jeanette Marie Hinson Jeanette Marie Hinson, 48, Watertown passed away November 14th in the emergency room of the Samaritan Medical Center. Funeral service will be held at the Reed & Benoit Funeral Home on Monday, November 20th at 1 pm. Calling hours will precede the service from 11 am…

  • Jason Sonnefeld

    Jason Sonnefeld FORT DRUM, NY-Sergeant First Class Jason O. Sonnenfeld, 43, entered into Eternal Rest suddenly on Veterans Day, November 11, 2017. Jason was born in Bridgeport, Connecticut but his home was always with his family, living on several military bases throughout his young life while attending schools in…

  • Lt. Colonel Donald Prosser

    Lt. Colonel Donald Prosser Lt. Colonel Donald Prosser passed away November 15th at home in care of his wife, Marjorie. Donald was born March 18, 1921 in Syracuse, the son of Elmer and Katherine Clickner Prosser. He attended St. Lawrence University and then joined the United States Air Force…

  • Leland Robert Watson

    Leland Robert Watson GOUVERNEUR – Leland Robert Watson, age 74, formerly of Edwards and Gouverneur, passed away on November 15, 2017 at the Summit Village in Watertown. There will be a calling hour held at French Funeral Home in Gouverneur on Tuesday, November 21, 2017 from 11:00 a.m. –…

  • Tana S. Tarzia

    Tana S. Tarzia TANA S. TARZIA , 75, of Hickory Lane , Watertown & Rt 100A Wellesley Island passed away peacefully at home surrounded by her family ; the early morning of Thursday , November 16. Arrangements are being made for a Monday November 20 funeral service . Details…