Joyce M. O’Brien
Joyce M. O’Brien, 90, of Ogdensburg, died on January 9, 2015 at Riverledge Health Care Facility. Calling hours will be January 14th, 2 – 4 and 7 -9 PM, the funeral service will be January 15th, 11:00 am at the Presbyterian Stone Church, Pastor David Hart, officiating. Burial will follow in Presbyterian Stone Church Cemetery. She is survived by her sons, Carl S. Murphy of Morristown, Kenneth C. and his wife Carla O’Brien of Oak Harbor, Washington, daughters, Christine Youngs of Hammond, Louise O’Brien 0f Ogdensburg, 10 grandchildren, 8 great grandchildren, 2 great great grandchildren, several nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by a daughter Eileen Murphy-Zurek who died in February 2013, a grandson, Thomas Anderson, brothers, Stanley W. Mead and John W. Mead, sisters, Luella Florence Card and Carol Schlaile. Joyce was born on August 12, 1924 in Carmel, New York, the daughter of Stanley W. and Maedella Hyatt Mead. She graduated from Carmel Central School and married Clarence O’Brien in 1962, he died October 1974. She was a waitress at the Max Pearlman Diner in Carmel and cleaned homes. Joyce was a member of the Presbyterian Stone Church and the Senior Citizen Club at the church. She enjoyed gardening, canning, crocheting, knitting and making quilts. Contributions can be made to the Presbyterian Stone Church, Stone Church.
Hazel L. Giltinan
Hazel L. Giltinan, 90, of Ogdensburg, died on November 28, at her home. A memorial service will be on Sunday, December 7, 2014, 3:00 PM, at the Ogdensburg First United Methodist Church, Pastor Jenni Piatt and Pastor David Piatt co-officiating. Burial will be in Pine Hill Cemetery, Eel Weir. She is survived by her sons, Arthur John Giltinan of Texas, Michael Giltinan of Ogdensburg, Clifford Giltinan of Florida, Kathleen L. Giltinan of Massena, Patricia L. and husband Jeffery LaRock of Vermont, a sister Orpha and her husband Irving Rosenbarker of Newark Valley, 8 grandchildren, 10 great grandchildren, several nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by a brother, Albert Latham and a grandson Jason Weaver. Hazel was born on February 14, 1924 in Elizabeth Town, Ontario, Canada, the daughter of Arthur and Lavinia Brister Latham. She graduated from Morristown High School in 1937; in 1974 she earned her Bachelor of Arts degree from SUNY Potsdam. She married Robert Nelson Giltinan on October 14, 1944, the marriage ended in divorce. Hazel was a library clerk at the Ogdensburg Public Library for 27 years until her retirement in 1981. While living in Florida she was a supply clerk at Pan American Airlines. She was a member of the American Association of University Women and a past member of St. John’s Episcopal Church. She enjoyed reading and gardening. Contributions can be made to the Ogdensburg First United Methodist Church, 627 Caroline Street, Ogdensburg, New York, 13669.
Imogene D. Crosby
Imogene D. Crosby, 85, of Morristown, died on October 28, 2014 at Riverledge Health Care. There will be no services. Burial will be in Greenwood Cemetery. Imogene is survived by her husband, Lynn of 65 years, sons, Lee Alton and his wife Melanie Crosby of Tucson, Arizona, Gary Lynn and his wife Kimberly Crosby of Morristown, daughters, Imogene D. and her husband Ronald Hoerner of Massena, Nadine Avis King of Morristown, Denise L. and her husband Stephen Murray of Norwood, Frances A. Crosby Sprague of Watertown, a brother Delbert H. Morley of Rochester, sisters, Joan Vought of Gouverneur, Cheryl Carrig of Tucson, Arizona, 9 grandchildren, 5 great grandchildren, 1 great great grandchild, several nephews and nieces. She was predeceased by her brothers, Lynn Morley and Leonard Morley, sisters, Louise Johnson, Virginia Boyd, and Avis Morley. Imogene was born on July 25, 1929 in Ogdensburg, the daughter of Leonard and Ruth Symonds Morley. Imogene married Lynn Crosby on December 7, 1949 at St. John’s Episcopal Church in Ogdensburg, Reverend George Palmer officiating. She was a homemaker and a member of Christ Church of Morristown, Morristown Ladies Auxiliary and a past Boy Scout Leader for 10 years. Contributions can be made to the Morristown Volunteer Fire Department.
Teresa M. Bray
Teresa M. Bray, 61, of Heuvelton, died on October 24, 2014 at her home. The funeral service will be, Tuesday, October 28, 2014, 1:00 PM at the funeral home, Father James Shurtleff officiating. Burial will be in Purmort Cemetery. Teresa is survived by her husband Glen D., a daughter Melanie Bray and her companion Bryan Wing of Ogdensburg, brothers, Joseph Gagnon of Morristown, John and his wife Helen Gagnon of Heuvelton, Robert and his wife Shirley Gagnon of Rensselaer Falls, Donald and his wife Emmy Gagnon of Verona, grandchildren, Natasha, Kristin, Ashlyn and Thomas, several nephews and nieces. She was predeceased by her daughter Kristina Sanford, a brother James Gagnon, and a sister Mary Gagnon. Teresa was born on December 2, 1952 in Ogdensburg, the daughter of Clarence and Mary Kelley Gagnon. On July 17, 1993 Teresa married Glen Bray in Morristown. She was a certified nurse’s aide at Canton United Helpers and a volunteer for CPS for 17 years. She shared her love with everyone; she baked cookies, cooked, made great donuts and loved doing crafts and fishing.
Albert A. Latham
Albert A. Latham, 83, of Ogdensburg, died on October 2, 2014 at Upstate Medical Center. Calling hours will be at the funeral home on Monday, October 6, 2014, 1 – 3 PM. The funeral service will follow at 3 PM, Pastor David Piatt officiating. Burial will be in Pine Hill Cemetery. Albert is survived by his sisters, Hazel Giltinan, Ogdensburg, Orpha and her husband Irving Rosenbarker, Newark Valley, several nephews and nieces. Albert was born on April 13, 1931 in Morristown, the son of Arthur Johnston and Annie Lavinia Brister Latham. He was an assembly line sorter at Seaway Industries, for 24+ years, prior to that he was a farmer on the Latham Farm in Morristown. He was a member of the Morristown United Methodist Church, the First United Methodist Church of Ogdensburg and a participant in Special Olympics in track and field. He loved vacationing with his family, watching television, traveling, fishing, playing bingo and dancing. Contributions can be made to the first United Methodist Church of Ogdensburg, 627 Caroline Street, Ogdensburg, New York, 13669.
Dominic Consolini, 76 Ogdensburg, died on September 19, 2014, at his home. There will be no services. Dominic is survived by his sons, Dominic Consolini of Ogdensburg, Anthony and his wife, Jennifer Consolini of Torrington, Connecticut, Scott and his wife Shelley Consolini of Ogdensburg, daughters, Donna Bennet of Torrington, Connecticut, Ellen Consolini of Torrington, Connecticut, brothers, Jack and his wife Joyce Consolini of Torrington, Connecticut, Gildo Consolini of Connecticut, 13 grandchildren, 11 great grandchildren, several nephews and nieces. He was predeceased by a sister, Julia Begin. Dominic was born on April 20, 1938 in Cannan, Connecticut, the son of Giacomo and Pasquina Mantovani Consolini. A marriage to Gloria Demers ended in divorce, he was married to Barbara Duprey in Connecticut, and she predeceased him. He served his country in the U. S. Army. He loved visiting family and his pets. Contributions can be made to the SPCA.
Luella A. Denny
Luella A. Denny, 100, Ogdensburg, died on September 17, 2014, at Riverledge Health Care and Rehabilitation Facility. Calling hours will be Saturday, September 20, 2014, 11 am – 1 PM,at the funeral home, the funeral service will be at 1:00 PM, Reverend Thomas Nichols officiating. Burial will follow in Ogdensburgh Cemetery. Luella is survived by sons, Donald Dunn of Harrison, Ohio, Ronald Dunn of Ogdensburg, Wayne Dunn of Clinton, Wendell Dunn of Verona, daughters, Judy Rutherford of Harrison, Ohio, Deanne and Allen Powers of Ogdensburg, Kathleen Waite of Ogdensburg, a daughter in law, Janet Dunn of Whitesboro, 15 grandchildren, many great and great great grandchildren, several nephews and nieces. She was predeceased by sons, Robert Dunn and Wally Dunn, a daughter, Mary Dunn, siblings, Richard Dwight, Charles Dwight, Harry Dwight, Dorothy Ramsdale and Marion LaRue. Luella was born on March 28, 1914 in Canton, New York, the daughter of Charles and Ella Hall Dwight. After graduating from high school she attended Drake’s Business College in New Jersey graduating in 1929. A marriage to James Dunn ended in divorce, she then married Archie Denny in Ogdensburg on September 1, 1967, he died on May 30, 1971. She was a homemaker loved listening to the news and gospel music. Contributions can be made to Riverledge Health Care.
Vincent G. Montroy, 92, of Ogdensburg, died Wednesday, August 27, 2014. Calling hours will be Saturday, August 30th from noon – 2:00 pm at Allen-Nichols Funeral Home. A funeral mass will follow at Notre Dame Church at 2pm. Burial will follow in Notre Dame Cemetery with full military honors. Vincent is survived by daughters Lynda and her husband,Dean MacMillan, of Cardinal, Ontario, Sharon and her husband, Garry of Lewis, Finch Ontario, Kimberly and her husband Michael Smith of Duluth, Georgia, a sister Theresa Ploof of Burlington, Vermont, a brother, Francis and his wife Kate Montroy of West Parishville, 7 grandchildren, 2 great grandchildren and several nieces and nephews. He is predeceased by a sister, Barbara (Carl) Bailey, and two brothers, Raymond Montroy and Anthony Montroy. Vincent was born on November 11, 1929 in Ogdensburg, son of Francis and Irene Ladouceur Montroy. He married Beverly VanKoert on January 4, 1947 at the Notre Dame Church, she died on February 5, 1982. Vincent worked as a material handler at Standard Shade Roller, retiring in 1983. He was a WWII Veteran, serving in the European and Middle East Campaign.
He enjoyed hunting, fishing, dancing, playing cards, daily walks, and picnics. Vincent was a member of the Notre Dame Church, and the Ogdensburg Senior Citizens Club. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the Heart & Stroke Foundation.
Ernest W. “Butch” Ghize
Ernest W. “Butch” Ghize, 72, Ogdensburg, died on August 10, 2014, at his home. Calling hours will be Wednesday, August 13, 2014, 2 -4 and 7 – 9 PM, a funeral service will be 10:00 am, Thursday, August 14, at the funeral home, Reverend David Hart officiating. Burial will follow in Presbyterian Stone Church Cemetery. Butch is survived by a daughter Lisa Ghize and fiancé Joseph LeDuc of Ogdensburg, grandchildren Megan Sabourin and Nicholas Ghize, great grandchildren Zachary and Kaden, a sister Evelyn and husband Kenneth McWilliams, of Ogdensburg, a nephew, Mike Kirby, several cousins, nephews and nieces. He was predeceased by siblings, George “Danny” Ghize, and Shirley G. Smith. Ernest was born on October 18, 1941 in Worcester, Mass., the son of Ernest H. and Mabel Kirby Ghize, he graduated from Ogdensburg Free Academy and then attended Canton ATC, studying drafting, and a marriage to Patricia A. Barr ended. Butch owned Ghize’s Tavern and an apartment building. Previously he worked at Hobkirk’s Garage, then owned and operated Ghize’s Garage and Ghize’s Auto Sales. He loved spending time with his family, working on cars, playing on his computer, and doing carpentry. In lieu of flowers contributions can be made to the Presbyterian Stone Church Cemetery Tree Planting Fund. Butch’s family would like to thank Pat Barr, Maureen Brayton and the caregivers from Hospice for the wonderful care they provided Butch.
Doris “Dorothy” M. Johnston
Doris “Dorothy” Johnston, 90, Ogdensburg, died on August 4, 2014, at Riverledge Health Care. Calling hours will be Thursday, August 7, 2014, 11 am – 2 PM at the funeral home; a funeral service will be at 2:30 PM at the Ogdensburg Wesleyan Church, Rev. Paul Dettmer and Pastor John Wixon co-officiating. Burial will follow in Pine Hill Cemetery, Eel Weir. Doris is survived by sons, Albert and wife Rose Johnston, of Loomis, California, Elton and wife Michele Johnston, of Ogdensubrg, daughters, Irene “Lillian” and husband Larry Hamilton,of Ogdensburg, Joyce and husband Donald Kench, of Ogdensburg, brothers, Maynard Finley, of Ogdensburg, Gerald and wife Lynn Finley, of North Syracuse, sisters, Ella Finley, of Ogdensburg, Eva McDonald, of Ogdensburg, Viola and husband Fern Gilson, DeKalb, grandchildren, Laticia Hamilton, Lucas and Terry Lynn Hamilton, Sarah and Rachael Stanton, Christopher Johnston, Darnelle Johnston, ZacharyJohnston and Jared Johnston, 7 great grandchildren, several nephews and nieces. She was predeceased by siblings, Claude, Robert, Alton, and Dorothy Finley. Doris was born on February 13, 1924 in Newton Falls, the daughter of Earl and Irene Durham Finley. On October 7, 1952 she married James Doran Johnston at the Pilgrim Holiness Church; he died on December 17, 2001. She was a family care provider for more than 40 years, previous to that she worked at the State Hospital in food services. She loved attending church, liked going shopping and eating at Donut King. Contributions can be made to the Ogdensburg Wesleyan Church, 31 David Street, Ogdensburg, New York 13669.