Arthur L. Denesha
Arthur L. Denesha, 95, of Ogdensburg, died on February 23, 2015 at Riverledge Health Care. Burial will be at a later date at Hillcrest Cemetery. He is survived by his daughters, Beverly Willix of Theresa, Sandra Knight of Ogdensburg, Nancy Johnson of Ogdensburg, 2 grandchildren, 5 great grandchildren, several nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his siblings, Laura Richer, Florence Spring, Doris Howard, Bernice Kio, Clareen Sweeny, Raymond, Robert, Donald, Guy, and Earl Denesha. Arthur was born on December 14, 1919 in Fowler, the son of George and Mattie Streeter Denesha. He married Helen Loucks in 1950, she predeceased him. He retired in 1981 from the New York State Highway Department, Ogdensburg. He loved spending time with his family, gardening, especially growing flowers, going to car races and playing cards. Contributions can be made to the charity of one’s choice.
Richard A. LaFlair
Richard A. LaFlair, 79, of Ogdensburg, died on February 13th, 2015 at Claxton Hepburn Medical Center. There will be no services. He is survived by his wife, Katherine, sons Richard Lee LaFlair of Ogdensburg, Dwayne Allen LaFlair of Ogdensburg and Dana Lewis and his wife Janine LaFlair of Ogdensburg, a daughter, Tami May and her husband Michael Moran of Alpine, Texas, a brother, Raymond LaFlair of Rochester, a sister, Donna Dancause of Star Lake, 7 grandchildren, 9 great grandchildren, several nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by a daughter, Kimberly Ann LaFlair. Richard was born on August 28, 1935 in Ogdensburg, the son of Abner and Iva Bresette LaFlair. He graduated from Ogdensburg Free Academy. Richard was in the United States Army from 1956 -1959. He married Katherine Cassidy on January 23, 1956 in Edgeville, South Carolina. Richard was a Sargent in the Ogdensburg Police Department, for over 20 years. He was member of the Flower Hill Hunting Club and AMVETS Post 19. Richard loved hunting, fishing, and picking on people, he was warmly known as Mr. Miserable. Contributions can be made to Operation Smile or St. Jude’s Children Hospital.
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.