Funeral service for 82-year old Mr. Donald S. Northrop of Potsdam will be Thursday, January 20, 2011 at 4:00 p.m. at the Seymour Funeral Home in Potsdam with Rev. Mary-Ann Cateforis officiating. Burial will be in the spring in the Bayside Cemetery in Potsdam.
Friends may call at the Seymour Funeral Home in Potsdam on Thursday afternoon from 2 to the time of the service at 4 p.m.
If friends so desire, memorial contributions may be made to the Potsdam Humane Society, 17 Madrid Ave., Potsdam, New York. Donald died at Claxton-Hepburn Hospital in Ogdensburg on January 17th.
Donald was predeceased by his sister, Carol Northrop.
He was born in Auburn, on November 11, 1928 the son of Stanley H. and Muriel (Stanton) Northrop. He graduated from Potsdam High School and attended Canton College. He operated the family farm with his father for many years in the town of Potsdam.
Donald loved animals, and was an avid reader. He enjoyed playing the piano, and was well versed on current events. In recent years he resided in Canton at Grass River apartments until his health necessitated a move to St. Joseph’s Adult Home in Ogdensburg in 2007.
Arrangements are with the Seymour Funeral Home in Potsdam.