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.
Harold G. Planty
Harold G. Planty, 58, Ogdensburg, died on July 25, 2014, at his home. Calling hours will be Monday, July 28, 2014, 2 – 4 and 7 – 9 PM at the funeral home, a funeral mass will be at 10:00 am, Tuesday, July 29th, at Notre Dame Church, Father James Shurtleff officiating. Burial will follow in Foxwood Memorial Park with military honors. Harold is survived by his wife, Rosanne Planty, sons, Harold G. and Melissa Planty Jr., Ogdensburg, Ray Planty, Canton, daughters, Tammy Planty, Ogdensburg, Amber and Steve VanGorden, Ogdensburg, brothers, Jeff Planty, Florida, Mark Planty, Ogdensburg, a sister, Kathy Gilkey, Syracuse, grandchildren, Lindsey Murphy, Zachary Grenier, Austin VanGorden, Rileigh Planty, Skylar Planty, Tristan Lovely, Logan VanGorden, Raven Planty, Phoenix Planty and Sophia Planty, several nephews and nieces. He was born on February 15, 1956 in Ogdensburg, the son of Ray and Dolores Ross Planty. Harold was in the US Navy from 1973 -1979. On August 16, 1974 he married Rosanne Terrance at Notre Dame Church. He was a warehouse worker for Acco Brands in Ogdensburg. He was a member of the AMVETS and American Legion in Ogdensburg. Harold loved spending time with his family, camping, traveling and was a people person. Contributions can be made to Hope Lodge, Burlington, 237 East Ave., Burlington, VT 05401-3412.
Carl D. Bailey
Carl D. Bailey, 77, of Waddington, died on July 10, 2014, at his home. Calling hours will be Monday, July 14, 2014, 12 -2 PM at the funeral home, a funeral service will be at 2:00 PM, Lay Pastor John Frary officiating. Burial will follow in East Riverside Cemetery, Gouverneur, with military honors. Carl is survived by a son, Kevin D. and Karen Bailey, Massena, a daughter, Suzanne and Douglas LaRose, South Colton, grandchildren , Logan Bailey, Joshua Bailey, Drew LaRose, brothers, Lloyd C. and Jean Bailey, Las Vegas, Neveda, Thomas and Paula Bailey, Bow, New Hampshire, several nephews and nieces. He was born on March 24, 1937 in Gouverneur, the son of Thomas and Marion Phelps Bailey Sr. He graduated from Gouverneur High School and was in the Air Force from 1955-1959. Carl married Barbara Montroy on May 29, 1965 at Notre Dame Church, Ogdensburg, she died on July 14, 2013. He was a paste plant tender at Reynolds Metal, from November 1966 till his retirement in May 1999. He was a member of Cranberry Lake Fish and Game Club and the National Rifle Association. Contributions in lieu of flowers can be made to East Riverside Cemetery, Gouverneur or the Waddington Volunteer Rescue Squad.
Mary B. McPherson
Mary B. McPherson, 75, of Ogdensburg, died on June 23, 2014, at the home of her friend Diana Putman. There will be no services; burial will be in Notre Dame Cemetery, Ogdensburg. Mary was born Ogdensburg, September 19, 1938, the daughter of Francis and Mable LaRock McPherson. She was a card reader and previously a dishwasher at Sholette’s Restaurant. Mary was a parishioner of Notre Dame Church and had a great sense of humor. Contributions can be made to Hospice and Palliative Care of St. Lawrence Valley.
Robert L. Griswold
Robert L. Griswold, 91, of Ogdensburg, died on April 23, 2014, at St. Joseph’s Nursing Home. There will be no services. He is survived by his wife Ruth (Barton), sons, Robert G. and his wife Avril Griswold of Norwood, James D. Griswold and his companion Marcia Britton, of Rensselear Falls and Laramie, Wyoming, a daughter Rhonda J. Griswold of Leland, North Carolina, step daughter, Suzanne J. and her husband Alan Todd of Ogdensburg, stepson Charles A. Jenner, grandchildren, Nichole Costa of Colorado, Eric and his wife Lorry Griswold of Fort Collins, Colorado, great grandchildren, Thomas Griswold and Eric Griswold Jr., one niece and one nephew. He was predeceased by a brother Dean Griswold. Bob was born in Corning, New York, on June 8, 1922, the son of Percy and Naomi Lilly Griswold. He was in the Army during WWII and was stationed in the South Pacific. He received a Bachelor’s Degree from Oswego State and a Masters Degree from St. Lawrence University. He married Ruth Barton Jenner in 1957 in Ogdensburg. Bobwas an industrial arts teacher for the Ogdensburg City School District from 1947 – 1977, until his retirement. He enjoyed woodworking (making custom furniture), fishing, hunting and traveling. In lieu of flowers contributions can be made to Hospice and Palliative Care of St. Lawrence Valley.
Harriette M. Paro
Harriette M. Paro, 95, of Ogdensburg, died on April 12, 2014, at the Riverledge Health Care Facility. Calling hours will be Monday, April 21, 2014, 2 -4 and 7 -9 PM, at 7:30 PM there will be an Oddfellow’s and Rebekah’s service. The funeral service will be April 22, 2014,10:30 am at the funeral home, Pastor David Hart officiating, burial will follow in South Edwards Cemetery. She is survived by her sons, Kenneth and his wife Evelyn McWilliams of Ogdensburg, Carlton and his wife Ann McWilliams of The Villages, Florida, daughters, Marie and her husband Edward Sovie of Ogdensburg, Donelda and her husband Wayne Drosky of Buergen, New York, Dixie and her husband Duane Adams of Ogdensburg, 24 grand children, several great and great great grandchildren, nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her brothers Melvin Bray, Henry Bray and Worden Bray, sisters, Ella Nichols and Rose Cooper. Harriette was born in Edwards, on October 29, 1918, the daughter of Melvin and Hattie Coloney Lake. She married Russell H. McWilliams on November 16, 1934, he died on July 23, 1971, she then married Albert Paro in 1974, he died in 1987. She was a clothing room clerk at the St. Lawrence Psychiatric Center. Harriette was a member of the First Congregational Church in Ogdensburg, the Order of Eastern Star in Heuvelton, a lifetime member of the Maple City Chapter #71 Order of Eastern Star, Senior Citizens in Ogdensburg, Seaway Lodge #41 IOOF, and Rebekah Lodge #129 IOOF. She enjoyed crocheting, knitting, traveling and working bingo at The Oddfellows Lodge. Contributions can be made to Seaway Lodge #41 IOOF , 1111 Linden Street, Ogdensburg, New York, 13669 or Rebekah Lodge #129 IOOF, c/o Joyce Mallette, 424 Bigelow Street, Ogdensburg, New York, 13669.