Private family memorial services for 58-year old Mr. Michael B. Aldrich of Potsdam will be held at the convenience of the family. There are no calling hours.
Arrangements are with the Seymour Funeral Home in Potsdam. Mr. Aldrich died May 28, 2010 at his home in the Town of Pierrepont.
He is survived by his wife Susan (Champney) Aldrich of Potsdam, two sons, Ryan Aldrich of Chico, Calif., and Benjamin Aldrich of Potsdam; his mother Mrs. Hildred Aldrich of Potsdam; four sisters Mrs. Everett (Nancy) Taylor of Rochester, Mrs. Gerald (Jill) Thomas of Potsdam, Mrs. Douglas (Terri) Lindsay of Williamson, Mrs. Mark (Toni) Evans of Cicero, a half sister Mrs. Royce (Evelyn) Miller of Sarasota, Fla, and several nieces and nephews. Michael was predeceased by his father Bernard, and one brother Randy Aldrich who died in infancy, and a half sister Elaine Bennett.
Born in Potsdam on February 8, 1952, Michael was the son of Bernard E. and Hildred (Green) Aldrich. He graduated from Potsdam High School in 1970, and attended SUNY Canton College. For several years he worked on the Richard Ames family farm in the Town of Canton.
Michael joined the St. Lawrence County Sheriff’s Dept. in 1979. He retired on August 31, 2007 as a sergeant. Michael was an avid hunter and enjoyed fishing.