Funeral services for Virginia R. Bogart, age 73, a resident of the Riverledge Healthcare Facility in Ogdensburg and formerly of Hammond will be held on Friday (Oct 26, 2012) at 12:00 noon at the Fox & Murray Funeral Home with Pastor David Sheppard officiating. Burial will follow the service at Pleasant Valley Cemetery in Hammond.
Calling hours will be held also on Friday from 11:00 a.m. until the time of the service at the funeral home. Mrs. Bogart passed away Saturday (Oct 20, 2012) at the Healthcare Facility surrounded by her family.
Surviving is her son, Steven Bogart and his wife Shirley of Hammond; a daughter, Leslie Tate and her husband “Bird” of Hammond; sisters Betty McCarthy of IL, Carol Grey and her husband Edward of Albany and Phyllis Dumoulin of Londonderry, NH; a brother, Allen Dunham and his wife Cathy of Hammond; a sister-in-law, Sue Dunham of Hammond; grandchildren Travis Davis of Alex Bay, Amanda Villamor and her husband Bryson of Hammond, Caitlin Davis of CA, Shelby and Jacob Tate both of Hammond; step-grandchildren Alvin Baxter of Massena and Deserie VanNote and her companion Otis Rumble of Watertown; great-grandchildren Layla Rebecca Jane Farrell, Kolby Jason Farrell, Cash “Johnny” Villamor, Nicholas Michael VanNote, Preston Douglas VanNote and Mason Allen Rumble; a special cousin, Dwane Dunham of Baldwinsville; and many nieces and nephews.
She was predeceased by a daughter, Tammy Davis; a sister, Kathleen Reed; a brother, Charles Dunham; and her longtime companion, Edwin Arquitt.
Virginia was born on September 23, 1939 in Hammond, a daughter of Frank and Mary (Shutler) Dunham. She graduated from Hammond Central School in 1958, and then completed her nurse’s aid course at EJ Noble Hospital in Alex Bay. She was a past member of the Hammond Presbyterian Church, The Pleasant Valley Homemaker Association and an active organizer for the Hammond Fair. Virginia enjoyed playing dominos and cards, traveling to Florida, spending time on the St. Lawrence River, crafts, socializing, listening to music, “family wing dings” and cherished the love between her sisters and spending time with her family.
Memorial contributions can be made to the Hammond Fire and Rescue, Hammond Fair Association or the Riverledge Healthcare Facility. Online condolences can also be shared at www.foxandmurrayfuneralhome.com.