Funeral services for Virginia C. Convoy, age 91, of County Route 28, Ogdensburg will be held on Saturday, October 16, 2010 at 11:00 a.m. at Frary Funeral Home with Rev. Arthur Garno officiating. Calling hours will be held from 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. at the funeral home. Mrs. Convoy passed away on Tuesday, October 12, 2010 at Canton-Potsdam Hospital with her loving family at her side.
Mrs. Convoy is survived by two sons, Edwin Jr. and his wife, Elizabeth, of Ocala, FL and Warren of Surprise, AZ; one daughter, Linda Clouse and her husband, Roger, of Ogdensburg; and nine grandchildren and eighteen grandchildren, Hope and her daughter Katie Leigh, Beth-Anne, Mark and his wife Susan and children Bethanie and Elijah, Lori and her husband Richard and children Taylor and Christopher, Sean and his wife Dana, Roger Jr. and his wife Tracy and children Roger III (deceased), Emily and Jonny, Edwin and his wife Adria and children Alec, Erica, Christopher and Elena, Jean Marie and her husband Shawn and children Eric and Michael, Mary and her companion Tom and children Thomas, Richard, Karly and Molly.
She was predeceased by her great grandson, Roger III; and her daughter-in-law, Barbara in 2010.
Mrs. Convoy was born on March 14, 1919 in Union City, NJ, the daughter of Frank and Violet (Praet) Depass. She graduated from Union Hills High School in Jersey City. She married Edwin Convoy on January 13, 1937 in Jersey City. Mr. Convoy passed away December 27, 1990. Mrs. Convoy worked as a bookkeeper for Cast Optic in South Hackensack, NJ for over 20 years. Mr. and Mrs. Convoy moved to the Ogdensburg area over 20 years ago to be closer to their children. Mrs. Convoy was an avid reader and loved crossword puzzles.
Donations may be made in her memory to Hospice and Palliative Care of St. Lawrence Valley, 6805 US Hwy 11, Potsdam NY 13676.