Funeral service for Dennis P. Carriere, 68, of Highland Rd, Massena will held Friday 10:00 a.m. (July 30, 2010) at St Joseph's Church with Rev. Jack Downs presiding. Interment will be in Calvary Cemetery, Massena.
Friends and family may be received Thursday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. at the Phillips Memorial Home, Massena. Mr. Carriere died peacefully in his sleep at home.
Surviving Dennis P. Carriere is wife of nearly 50 years, Gail; a daughter, Robin Carriere of Massena; a son, Darren Carriere of Massena; three grandchildren, Adam and Veronica Thompson, and Skyler Carriere; and three great grandchildren, Aden Thompson, Michael and Skyler Brown.
He was predeceased by a grandson , Christopher Thompson.
Born September 27, 1941 in Potsdam, he was the son of Romeo and Alice (Simpson) Carriere. Dennis was graduated from Massena high school in 1960. He married Gail Young on January 14, 1961 at St. Josephs Church with Rev. Harold Skelly presiding. Dennis served on the Massena Police force for five years, later operated Carriere's Car Clinic since 1979. Dennis went on to other business challenges in his career.
He served as a Eucharistic Minister for St. Josephs Church. He founded the Christian Research Information Center over twenty years ago. He enjoyed worshiping his Lord and attending family gatherings. He was a communicant of St. Joseph's Church Massena. Memorial contributions may be made to the Massena Rescue Squad.
Online condolences may be made to www.phillipsmemorial.com