John Bigtree Jr., 86, Akwesasne

After a period of failing health, Mr. John Bigtree Jr., 86, of 198 St. Regis Road, Akwesasne passed away unexpectedly Thursday, Jan. 21, 2016, at the Champlain Valley Physicians Hospital, Plattsburgh, where he had been a patient for the past week.... Read More >>

Gary William Planty, 64, Potsdam

Gary William Planty, 64, of Mayfield Drive, Potsdam, passed away Thursday, Jan. 21, 2016 at the University of Vermont Medical Center, where he was surrounded by his loving family. At his request there will be no calling hours. A celebration of his... Read More >>

Carol E. Schmidt, 69, Gouverneur

Carol E. Schmidt, 69, Gouverneur, passed away Thursday, Jan. 21 night at Upstate Hospital in Syracuse. Calling hours will be Sunday, Jan. 24 from 2 to 4 p.m. at the Green Funeral Home, Gouverneur.   Read More >>

Laura P. Lavigne, 82, Norfolk

Funeral services for 82-year-old Laura P. Lavigne, a resident of 4 Maple Street, Norfolk, will be Monday, Jan. 25 at 10 a.m. at the Church of the Visitation in Norfolk with Msgr. John Murphy presiding. Family and friends are invited to call Sunday... Read More >>

Cassie L. Burnett, 26, North Lawrence

North Lawrence -- Ms. Cassie L. Burnett, 26, passed away unexpectedly on Monday January 18, 2016. Arrangements are entrusted to Hammill Funeral Home in Winthrop. Visitation will be Friday evening from 5-7 p.m. and Saturday from 10 a.m.-12 p.m. with... Read More >>

Joseph J. Suzdak, 94, Massena

MASSENA -- Joseph J. Suzdak, 94, passed away Wednesday morning Jan. 20, 2016 at the home of his daughter Gretchen. Friends and family may be received Monday January 25, 2016 from 10:00 to 11:30 a.m. at Phillips Memorial Home in Massena. Funeral... Read More >>

Laura P. Lavigne, 82, Norfolk

NORFOLK -- Arrangements for 82-year-old Laura P. Lavigne, a resident of 4 Maple Street, Norfolk, are incomplete at this time with the Buck Funeral Home in Norfolk. Mrs. Lavigne passed away early Thursday morning at her home surrounded by her family... Read More >>

Brenda Chevrier, 47, Massena

Funeral services for Brenda Chevrier, age 47, of Massena, will be held on Friday, January 22, 2016, at Frary Funeral Home at 10:00 a.m. with Rev. F. James Shurtleff officiating. Calling hours will be held from 9:00 to 10:00 a.m. at Frary Funeral... Read More >>

Mary Jane (Compeau) Douglas, 79, Potsdam

A funeral service for 79-year old Mrs. Mary Jane (Compeau) Douglas of Potsdam will be held Monday, January 25, 2016 at 8:00 p.m. at Seymour Funeral Home in Potsdam with Rev. Howard Venette officiating. A spring burial will be in the Calvary Cemetery... Read More >>

John R. Watson, 73, Colton

COLTON -- A Mass of Christian Burial for 73-year-old John R. Watson, a resident of the Maplewood Campus, Canton and formerly of Colton, will be held Saturday at 10 a.m. at St. Patrick’s Church in Colton with Rev. Howard Venette presiding. Burial... Read More >>

Anthony W. Simmons, 33, North Lawrence

Anthony W. Simmons, 33 of North Lawrence formally of Huntingdon Tennessee, passed away unexpectedly on Friday, January 15, 2016 at the Canton Potsdam Hospital. Burial will take place at a later date in Tennessee. Anthony was born on October 1, 1982... Read More >>

Jean E. Putman, 81, Norwood

NORWOOD -- Services for 81-year-old Jean E. Putman, a resident of the Highland Nursing Home in Massena and formerly of Malone, will be held privately. Jean passed away early Tuesday morning. She is survived by her two sons, Kelvin and Bonnie Putman... Read More >>