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Edwin R. Knowlton, 83, Macomb
Wednesday, September 22, 2010 - 7:00 pm

Edwin R. Knowlton, age 83, of Macomb, passed away on Tuesday, September 21, 2010 at United Helpers Nursing Home in Ogdensburg.

Edwin was born on August 30, 1926 in the Town of Macomb. He was the son of Roy and Marian (Sitts) Knowlton. He married Jean Laidlaw in the First Presbyterian Church in Gouverneur on October 20, 1946 with the Reverend Joseph Schofield officiating.

Edwin was a graduate of Briar Hill High School. He farmed in the Town of Macomb on Black Lake for many years, and then he went to work for the State Department of Transportation until retiring in 1987. He was a member of the Odd Fellows Lodge #410 and was a 50 year Grange member in Macomb.

Surviving is his wife, Jean Knowlton of Macomb; two daughters, Jane Hollenbeck of Gouverneur and Sally Gilmour of Macomb; and six grandchildren.

He was predeceased by a son, Alan M. Knowlton who passed away in 1966; and a grandson, Scott Hollenbeck who passed away in 2001.

There will be no calling hours or funeral service. Memorial contributions may be made to the Morristown Rescue Squad. Arrangements are with French Funeral Home, Gouverneur.

 

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