James R. Burkett, 73, Potsdam

Mr. James R. Burkett, age 73, of Potsdam, passed away Wednesday, December 14, 2011, at the Canton-Potsdam Hospital. A funeral mass will be held on Saturday, December 17, 2011 at 10 a.m. at St. Mary’s Church, Potsdam, with Msgr. Robert Aucoin,... Read More >>

Janice A. Mehaffy (Ann), 73, Ogdensburg

Janice A Mehaffy (Ann) died December 14th at the age of 73 of Blood Cancer. As a regular contributor and Board Member of The Neighborhood Center she fulfilled a lifelong passion of helping those less fortunate and people in need. She was born in... Read More >>

Gerald F. Currier, 92, formerly of Massena

Graveside services for Gerald F. Currier, 92, of Zephyrhills, Fla., formerly of Massena will be held in the spring at the convenience of the family at the Hale Cemetery in Norfolk. Gerald died Monday (December 12, 2011) at the Gulf Side Hospice... Read More >>

Giuseppe “Joe” Saladino, 64, Gouverneur

Giuseppe “Joe” Saladino, 64, passed away Tuesday, December 13, 2011 at his home under the care of his wife and Hospice of St. Lawrence Valley. Mr. Saladino had been diagnosed with brain cancer. Read More >>

Joseph P. Kish, 91, Massena

Joseph P. Kish, 91, of Jefferson Ave. passed away on December 12, 2011 at his home, surrounded by his family. Joseph was born on May 22, 1920 in Massena the son of John and Rose (Mandish) Kish. Joe graduated from Massena High School and was inducted... Read More >>

Sarah E. “Sally” Payne, 91, Canton

Surrounded by family, Sarah Elliott Payne, 91, passed away peacefully on December 11, 2011 at Maplewood, United Helpers, Canton. Her life-long focus and dedication to family is her legacy. During her decades of struggle with the debilitating... Read More >>

Morton Swinyer, 72, Star Lake

Morton Ansel Swinyer, 72, passed away Sunday December 11, 2011 at Canton-Potsdam Hospital. Morton was born March 11, 1939 in Saranac Lake, the son of Everette and Bertha (Donally) Swinyer. Married Shirley Smith in the Canton United Methodist Church... Read More >>

Hope Martin, 57, Ogdensburg

Funeral services for Hope Martin, age 57, of 74 Monkey Hill Road, Ogdensburg, will be held on Tuesday, December 20, 2011 at Notre Dame Church at 10:00 a.m. with Rev. F. James Shurtleff. Mrs. Martin passed away on December 10, 2011 at her home. Read More >>

Paul D. Hatch, 49, Russell

Paul D. Hatch, 49, of Russell, passed away on Sunday, December 11, 2011 in the Town of Russell. Calling hours will be on Thursday, December 15, 2011 from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. at French Funeral Home, Edwards. The funeral service will be on Friday,... Read More >>

Joan Tyo Lalonde, 67, Potsdam

Joan Tyo Lalonde, 67, passed away at her home in Potsdam on Sunday, December 11, surrounded by her family after a long battle with cancer. Joan was born in Potsdam on July 1, 1944, the daughter of Neil and Dorothy (Dot) Tyo. Growing up in Norfolk as... Read More >>

Donald W. Revier, 88, Massena

Donald W Revier, 88, of Leslie Rd, Massena, died peacefully Saturday morning (December10, 2011) surrounded by his family members at the Massena Memorial Hospital. Donald is survived by his loving wife of 63 years Margaret; three daughters, Margaret... Read More >>

Melinda M. Johnson, 63, Akwesasne

Mrs. Melinda M. Johnson, 63, of 53 Sweet Grass Lane, passed away Saturday evening, December 10, 2011 at Ottawa General Hospital, where she had been a patient for over a month. Melinda was born March 12, 1948 in Newfoundland, the daughter of the late... Read More >>