John L. Davey, 79, Massena
Monday, July 26, 2010 - 6:53 pm

Private services for 79 year old John L. Davey, 254 Maple Street, Massena, will be held at a later date. Mr. Davey passed away Sunday at Fletcher-Allen Medical Center in Burlington, VT.

John is survived by his companion, Sandy Fregoe, Massena; two sons, Frank and Terri, Norwood and Raymond and Bridget, Massena; two daughters, Mrs. Thomas Leanne Saxby, Norfolk and Mrs. Mark Elizabeth Henshaw, Port Charlotte, FL; several grand and great-grandchildren; his brother, Richard, Oswegatchie; and his sisters, Rita West King, Margaret Woodall, Mary Olmstead, Alice King and Theresa Lindsey, all of Norfolk.

He was pre-deceased by a son, Rodney; a daughter, Laura Wright; and his brothers, Carl and Paul.

Born at home in the Town of Potsdam on July 3, 1931 he was the son to the late John and Myrtle Babbitt Davey. He married Thelma Daggett. She passed away on September 9, 2006. He worked at ALCOA in Massena and also worked for the St. Lawrence Seaway, where he retired from, in 1994. He served in the U.S. Navy during the Korean Conflict from 1950-1954. He was a life member of the Amvets in Massena and was a member of the American Legion. He loved animals and enjoyed fixing things.

Memories and condolences may be shared with the family . The Buck Funeral Home in Norfolk is serving the family of John L. Davey.