OGDENSBURG -- Funeral services for Erle S. LaComb, age 69, will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Monday, April 24, 2017, at Notre Dame Church with Rev. F. James Shurtleff officiating. Entombment will be at Foxwood Memorial Park with military honors.
Calling hours will be held on Sunday from 3:00 – 7:00 p.m. at the Fox & Murray Funeral Home. Mr. LaComb passed away on Wednesday morning (April 19, 2017) at St. Joseph’s Home surrounded by his loving family.
Surviving is his wife, Rona “Roni” LaComb of Ogdensburg; a daughter, Amy (Kevin) Nugent of Ogdensburg; sons, Mickey (Maureen) Fennessy of Longs, SC, Randy Fennessy of Liverpool and Bobby Fennessy of Ogdensburg; five brothers, Donald “Doc” (Linda) LaComb of Ogdensburg, Lawrence “Mike” (Mary) of Ogdensburg, Peter (Lee) LaComb of Jacksonville, FL, Kevin (Sherrie) LaComb of Lancaster, CA and Denis LaComb of Ogdensburg; six sisters, Mary “Connie” (James) Simpson of Carthage, Martha (George) Mordica of Levinworth, KS, Jewel LaComb of Ogdensburg, Brenda (Greg) Manke of Northridge, CA, Bridget Koban of Ogdensburg and Carmen Downing of Heuvelton; 14 grandchildren and 16 great-grandchildren; and many nieces, nephews & cousins.
A brother, Augustus “Gus” LaComb; and a granddaughter, Chelsea Fennessy predeceased him.
Erle was born on January 10, 1948, in Ogdensburg, a son of the late Augustus & Katherine (Sharland) LaComb.
He graduated from Ogdensburg Free Academy and attended Oswego State.
He was enlisted in the United States Navy from July 1968 to February 1973 and married Roni (Lesperance) Fennessy on June 5, 1972, in Lynn, Massachusettes.
During his career, he worked for Wonder Bread and Millbrook as a branch manager, owned and operated Sunrise Bakery, did construction work for a period and later became employed with the NYS Department of Corrections as an officer for 23 years.
He enjoyed playing shuffleboard, shooting craps, going to the casino, attending his children’s hockey games and spending time with his family.
Memorial contributions can be made to Shriner’s Hospital for Children or the Danny Thomas Foundation.
Condolences can also be shared online at www.foxandmurrayfuneralhome.com.