John “Junior” Backus, 80, Gouverneur

GOUVERNEUR – John “Junior” Backus, age 80, of Gouverneur, passed away on Saturday, November 28, 2015 at the Canton-Potsdam Hospital. Calling hours will be held at French Funeral Home, Gouverneur on Tuesday, December 2, 2015 from 1 – 3 and 6 – 8 p.m... Read More >>


Edward Gerald Drake, Jr., 55, Star Lake

STAR LAKE – Edward Gerald Drake, Jr., age 55, of Star Lake, passed away on Saturday, November 28, 2015 at the Clifton-Fine Hospital. Calling hours will be held at French Family Funeral Home, Star Lake on Thursday, December 3, 2015 from 5 – 8 p.m.... Read More >>


Arlo G. Baker, 70, Ogdensburg

Funeral services for Arlo G. Baker, age 70, of Elizabeth Street, Ogdensburg, will be held on Wednesday, December 2, 2015 at 10:00 a.m. at St. Mary’s Cathedral with Rev. Joseph Morgan officiating. Calling hours will be held on Tuesday, from 3 - 6 PM... Read More >>


Sherry Lynne Parker, 56, Brasie Corners

GOUVERNEUR- Sherry Lynne Parker, age 56, of Brasie Corners, passed away on Friday, November 27, 2015 at St. Joseph’s Hospital in Syracuse. Sherry was cremated and her burial will be at a later date at the convenience of the family. Arrangements are... Read More >>


James Liam Gilmore, 49, Lisbon,

James Liam Gilmore, 49, Lisbon, died unexpectedly Nov. 25, in Batavia NY, en route to family Thanksgiving gatherings in Waterville and Perrysburg, Ohio. Mr. Gilmore, former chairman of academic departments and instructor at Owens State Community... Read More >>


Joseph A. Gibson, Jr., 33, Potsdam

Potsdam - Joseph A. Gibson, Jr., 33, passed away Thursday, November 26, 2015. Arrangements are entrusted to the Hammill Funeral Home in Winthrop where visitation will be Sunday from 2 - 4 p.m. A Remembrance Gathering will be at 4 p.m. at the... Read More >>


Robert E. Gleason, 83, Louisville

LOUISVILLE -- Mr. Robert E. Gleason, 83, of 772 County Route 39, peacefully passed away Thursday evening, November 26, 2015 at his home. Bob was born November 2, 1932 in Theresa, the son of the late George R. and Gertrude Maloy Gleason. He graduated... Read More >>


Michelle A. Perras, 62, Wilson Hill

WILSON HILL -- Mrs. Michelle A. Perras, 62, of 46 River Drive, passed away early Friday morning, November 27, 2015 at her home after a courageous battle with cancer. Michelle was born March 15, 1953, the daughter of the late Anthony Dziewisz. She... Read More >>


Joy E. Beaulieu, 79, Ogdensburg

A Funeral Mass for Joy E. Beaulieu, 79, of CR 6, Ogdensburg, will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday, Dec. 2, 2015 at St. Raphael’s Catholic Church in Heuvelton, with Rev. Kevin O’Brien officiating. Burial will follow the service at Pine Hill Cemetery, Eel... Read More >>


Betty J. Bennett, 70, of Potsdam

Betty J. Bennett, 70, of Potsdam and a native of Rutland, Vt., passed away Wednesday, Nov. 25, 2015 in Potsdam, at her daughter's home. North Country Cremation Service is serving Bennett’s family.     Read More >>


Francis A. Bregg, 91, formerly of Norfolk

Funeral services for 91-year-old Francis A. Bregg, a resident of Montgomery Center, Vt. and formerly of Norfolk, will be Tuesday at 10 a.m. at the Church of the Visitation in Norfolk with Rev. Msgr. John Murphy presiding. Burial will be held in the... Read More >>


Robert J. Salton, 76, Ogdensburg

Funeral services for Robert J. Salton, 76, of Jay Street, Ogdensburg will be at 10 a.m. Thursday, Dec. 3, 2015 at the Fox & Murray Funeral Home, with Rev. Walter Smith officiating. Burial with military honors will follow the service at White... Read More >>