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Ronald Peck

Feb 09, 1948 - Nov 26, 2023

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Massena, NY

MASSENA - Ronald A. Peck, 75, peacefully passed away at his home on Thursday, November 23, 2023 after a lengthy illness. Ron was born on February 9, 1948 in Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan, the son of the late Omar and Mary Margaret (Davis) Peck. After moving to Massena, he attended Catholic schools, graduating from Holy Family. Ron was a merchant marine working with the Interlake Steamship Company, where he retired after 32 years of service. He was a member of the Sons of the Amvets and Sons of the ...Read More

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C. Donald "Don" Chase

Apr 09, 1940 - Mar 01, 2024

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Massena, NY

North Lawrence - C. Donald "Don" Chase,83, peacefully passed away on March 1, 2024, at the Highland Nursing Home in Massena. Arrangements are entrusted to Hammill Funeral Home in St. Regis Falls where visitation will be held Wednesday March 6th from 4 - 6 pm with a closing prayer service at 6PM. The burial will take place at Mound Hill Cemetery in the spring. Don was born on April 9, 1940, in Newcomb, NY to the late Theodore and Eva (Dame) Chase. He attended St. Regis Falls Central School, joined the US Navy, earned his GED, and was honorably discharged in 1960. Don married Nancy J. Garvey at the Holy Cross Church in Hopkinton on October 28, 1961. They shared a blessed union for 53 years. Nancy passed away on March 10, 2015. He worked many years at Reynolds Metals as a pot room supervisor. Don dedicated himself to his work, leaving a lasting impact on all those he worked with. He retired in May of 1996. Throughout his life, Don found joy in the simple pleasures; he cherished The Chase Family tradition of gathering at Buck Pond and Wakonda for camping trips, as well as spending hours hunting and fishing in the great outdoors. His grandchildren held a special place in his heart, filling his days with love and laughter. He was a lifelong member of the Madawaska Hunting Club and actively participated in the Weller Mountain Fish and Game Club and the St. Regis Falls Sportsman's Club. Additionally, his commitment to faith was evident through his membership at Holy Cross Church in Hopkinton. He is survived by his family; children, Dean and Annie Chase of Newport, RI., Mark and Terri Chase of Knoxville, TN., Dawn and Roy Lawerence of Waddington, and Eva and Malcolm Fye of Dickinson Center; grandchildren, Caleb (Erin) Chase, Colin Chase, Christian Chase, Nicki Massengill, Josh Ginsburg, Ashley (Cager) Mackaravitz, Jessica (Jake) Wheeler, Rylee Lawrence, Delanie Lawrence, Malcolm (Brittany) Fye, Hayley (Mike Ellis) Fye, Kaitlin (Robert) Brady, Brayden (Dalys) Fye, and several great grandchildren. Survivors also include his brother, Neil Chase of Scotia, NY.; sister, Anne-Marie Friello of FL., and many nieces, nephews, and cousins. Three brothers, Edmond, Wayne, and Theodore "Duke" also predecease him. Flowers are respectfully declined. Memories and condolences can be shared with Don's family at www.hammillfh.com. As we reflect on the life and legacy of C. Donald "Don" Chase, let us come together to honor his memory and celebrate the impact he had on all those who had the privilege of knowing him.

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Dolores M. Lancto

May 31, 1939 - Feb 28, 2024

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Massena, NY

Massena: Dolores M. Lancto, Age 84, formerly of Roosevelt Street, passed away peacefully at the Massena Rehabilitation & Nursing Center, where she had been a resident for the past 9 years. The family has entrusted funeral arrangements to the care and direction of the Phillips Memorial Home, Massena. Friends and family are welcome to call the Phillips Memorial Home, located at 64 Andrews Street in Massena on Sunday afternoon, March 3, 2024, from 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Monday, March 4, 2024, at the Church of the Sacred Heart at 10:00 AM with Rev. Leagon Carlin officiating. A burial will take place in Visitation Cemetery, Norfolk, NY in the spring. Dolores was born on May 31, 1939, to her late parents Armond and Marie (Page) Hart. Dolores graduated from Massena High School in 1957, and went on to attend beauty school, obtaining her license as a beautician. Dolores had many skills that she utilized for employment over the years, including opening her own beauty shop in the family home, working as a nurse’s aide at the Potsdam Hospital, obtaining several secretarial jobs, and working as an Estee Lauder cosmetic representative at the BonTon in Massena Mall where she later retired. Dolores married Philip H. Kennehan on June 17, 1961. She later married her husband Raymond G. Lancto Sr., of Massena, NY on August 17, 1985. They resided on Wilson Hill in Louisville, NY, and enjoyed boating, gardening and the time they spent along the St. Lawrence River. He later predeceased her March 5, 2020.Dolores is survived by her caring daughters Debbie and husband David Koes of Halfmoon, NY, and Nancy Kennehan and companion David Bartlett of Henderson, NV, and her granddaughter Kristina Koes of Halfmoon, NY. Dolores was predeceased by two of her sisters, Norma Callahan and Irene Gates, as well as a brother, Reverend Rolland Hart. Surviving are sisters Lucille Dishaw of Gansevoort, NY and Francis Taylor of N. Syracuse, NY. Dolores also has numerous nieces and nephews, as well as great-nieces and nephews. When Dolores married Raymond Lancto Sr., she became the stepmother to David and Susan Lancto of Bushnell, FL, Randy and Mary Lancto of Massena, NY and Mark Lancto who predeceased both his father and Dolores. Randy and his wife Mary brought grandchildren Angela and husband Chad Mossow and Raymond Lancto III (who predeceased Dolores), as well as several great-grandchildren, into the family. Dolores enjoyed traveling, visiting with family and friends, as well as taking an occasional trip to the Casino for Bingo and some slot machine play. Her infectious laugh and welcoming smile will be missed by her family and friends. Memorial contributions may be shared with Alzheimer’s Association; 225 N. Michigan Ave., Fl. 17, Chicago, IL 60601.Family and friends are encouraged to share memorial trees, memories, photos and condolence online by visiting www.PhillipsMemorial.com

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Janet J. Potter

Feb 24, 1938 - Feb 28, 2024

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Massena, NY

BOMBAY – Janet J. Potter, 86, a longtime resident of Bombay, peacefully passed away early Wednesday morning, February 28, 2024 at Massena Hospital. Janet was born on February 24, 1938 in Massena, the daughter of the late James Philo and Joan (Wilson) McCleave. She was a 1956 graduate of Massena High School and continued her education at North Country Community College, where she achieved her Associates Degree. On October 7, 1961, she married Lowell E. Potter at the Massena First Baptist Church with Rev. Douglas Densmore, officiating. He predeceased her on December 17, 2009. In addition to helping her husband on the family farm, Janet was a teacher’s aide and substitute teacher for Salmon River Central School for many years, retiring in 2002. She was longtime member of the Bombay United Methodist Church, where she was active in the choir and was the treasurer for many years. She was also active with the United Methodist Women for many years. She greatly enjoyed singing, flower gardening, and cooking. Janet is survived by her children and their spouses, James Ernest and Amy Potter of Cortland and Jenifer Lynne and Shannon Locklear of Antioch, Illinois; her daughter-in-law, Caroline Potter of West Potsdam; her grandchildren, Carrie Anne and Julian Potter, Michelle (Aaron) Windsor, Danielle (Micah) Beltz, Nicholas (Katherine) Potter, Erik (Erin) Locklear, Evan (Kim) Locklear, Anna Locklear (fiancé Silas Westers), and Lauren Bowers; several great grandchildren, her brother, Greg (Linda) McCleave of Wisconsin; and many nieces and nephews. In addition to her husband and parents, she was predeceased by a son, Warren Potter on January 21, 2024; and two sisters, Judy Layo and Joyce Emert.Arrangements are under the care and guidance of the Donaldson Funeral Home, Massena, where friends may call on Saturday 11:00 – 1:00 PM when a funeral service will be held. Burial will be at a later time in Hillside Rest Cemetery, Bombay. Memorial contributions may be made in her memory to the Massena Hospital Foundation or a charity of one’s choice.

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Dorianne L. Cline

Dec 23, 1961 - Feb 24, 2024

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Massena, NY

MASSENA – Dorianne L. Cline, 62, of McCluskey Ave, passed away Saturday morning, February 24, 2024 at Champlain Valley Physician’s Hospital surrounded by her loving family.Dorianne was born on December 23, 1961 in Massena, the daughter of the late Ralph and Marion (Mitchell) Cline and was a graduate of St. Lawrence Central School. She worked for a short time as a Certified Nurse’s Aide. She enjoyed reading, gardening, listening to music, crafting, going on adventures and spending time with her sisters. Dorianne is survived by her children, Brandon (Jessica) Cochrane of Bombay and Mallory Cochrane of Massena; and their father, Robert Cochrane; her grandchildren, Myles and Gavin Hollinger, Andie and Jessa Enslow, and Brayden and Lavinia Cochrane; her sisters, Diane Cline of Massena, Darcy Cline of Rhode Island; her brothers, Drue (Janet) Cline of Ogdensburg and Dana Cline of Massena; her sister-in-laws, Valerie Cline of Brasher Falls and Mary Cline of Rhode Island; her lifelong friends, Richard Vinette, Erin VanOpdurp, and Beatrice Arquette; and many nieces and nephews. In addition to her parents, she was predeceased by a granddaughter, Khyeli Hollinger; her siblings, David, Dennis, Deborah, Darren, and Tracy Cline. Arrangements are under the care and guidance of the Donaldson Funeral Home, Massena, however there will be no services.

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Penny M. Wickwire

Jan 19, 1955 - Feb 18, 2024

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Massena, NY

MASSENA – Penny M. Wickwire, 69, of Grassmere Terrace, passed away Sunday afternoon, February 18, 2024 at Massena Hospital after a brief illness. Penny was born in Ogdensburg on January 19, 1955, the daughter of the late Betty Kiah. A marriage to Frank Smith blessed her with two sons, Jeffrey and Jason. Frank predeceased her and she later married Charles Wickwire, who also predeceased her. Penny was a bartender at various local restaurants and bars, most recently at the Rusty Wheel. She was a member of the Massena Senior Citizens and enjoyed playing games on her phone, doing diamond art, and enjoyed visiting with friends at Grassmere. Penny is survived by her loving son, Jason and her friends at Grassmere Terrace.In addition to her mother, she was sadly predeceased by her son Jeffrey on July 14, 2000. Arrangements are under the care and guidance of the Donaldson Funeral Home, Massena, however there will be no services. Memorial contributions may be made in her memory to St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital.

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Terry A. Knepp

Jun 06, 1970 - Feb 18, 2024

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Massena, NY

MASSENA – Terry A. Knepp, 53, of County Route 46, unexpectedly passed away Sunday evening, February 18, 2024 at Massena Hospital. Terry was born on June 6, 1970 in Springfield, Massachusetts, the daughter of the late Raymond and Sharon (Charland) Gravel. She grew up in Massena and attended Massena schools. She was first married to Gary White on September 22, 1989, their marriage later ended in divorce in 2007. On February 14, 2008, she married Robert T. Knepp, Jr. in Massena. Terry was currently a clerical worker at Linens Depot Direct in Massena. She previously proudly supported her community as an EMT with Massena Rescue Squad and Akwesasne Mohawk Ambulance Service for many years. She enjoyed her truck, camping, and cherished the times she was able to spend with her children and grandchildren. Terry is survived by her husband, Robert; her children, David and Nicole Gravel of Kentucky, Sarah and John Robinson of Massena, Rae-Ann White of Massena, and Jeremiah Knepp of Massena; her step-children, Misty and Chris Fuller of North Carolina and Bobby Knepp of Massena; her beloved grandchildren, Summer-Skye, Storm, Bentley, Grayson, Oceanna, Royal, Ethan, Bailey, Patience, Aubrey, Zander, Logan, Zachary, Cassandra, Damian, Ava, and Khyrin; her sister, Tammy Stark of Houston and her sons, Brandon and Megan Stark of Norwood and Travis Stark of Potsdam; her brother, Sanford Gravel of Washington, GA and his children, Cayden, Tatyana, Isabella, Jacob, Devon, and Delaney.Arrangements are under the care and guidance of the Donaldson Funeral Home, Massena, where friends may call Friday, February 23, 2024 from 5-8:00 PM, there will be no funeral services. Burial will be held at a later date in Calvary Cemetery, Massena. Memorial contributions may be made in her memory to Massena Rescue Squad.

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Jeannette M. Shinnock

Mar 15, 1937 - Feb 13, 2024

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Massena, NY

Massena: A Mass of Christian burial will be held for Jeannette M. Shinnock, privately, per her wishes at the convenience of the family with Rev. Mark Reilly presiding. Interment will take place in Calvary Cemetery, Massena in the spring. There will be no public calling hours or services.Jeannette passed away peacefully at her home surrounded by her loving and devoted husband and children under the care of Hospice late Tuesday evening, February 13, 2024.Jeannette is survived by her husband Richard G. Shinnock, of 67 years, and their caring daughters; Glenda MacPherson, Karla Flynn and Serena and husband Stephen Krywanczyk all of Massena, NY. Jeannette is also survived by her five grandchildren; Ashley Flynn of Riverton, UT, Eric MacPherson, Lindsay MacPherson and companion Seth Blair, Aaron Krywanczyk, and Allie Krywanczyk all of Massena, NY with three great-grandchildren; Whitney and Brody Flynn-Contreras and Gavin Blair. She leaves also one brother Leroy and wife Caroline Peets of Newton Falls, NY, a sister in-law Carol Peets of Citrus Spring, FL, along with several nieces and nephews.In addition to her parents, her brothers, Leonard Peete, and Raymond Peets, predeceased her along with a granddaughter Kristina Marie “Kristie” Flynn in 2021.Jeannette was born to the late Joseph and Anna (Deneault) Peets in Tupper Lake, NY on March 15, 1937. She attended schools in Tupper Lake, graduating from Holy Ghost Academy. She worked at Tupper Lake National Bank and later at JJ Newberry’s Store where she met and soon married her loving husband Richard G. Shinnock at Saint Alphonsus Church in Tupper Lake, NY on September 16, 1956, to the late Rev. Msgr. D. J. Brault. Jeannette was a faithful communicant of Sacred Heart Church in Massena and enjoyed spending time celebrating family events and holidays at the family home. She was very proud of her family and enjoyed spending quality time with her grandchildren and great-grandchildren. She was a Massena Raiders fan and could be found traveling with the Massena Hockey traveling teams with her husband as a big supporter in her younger years. She loved taking rides to the Adirondacks especially in the fall sharing stories of her life there, during her childhood and teenage years along with times spent with her husband when first married. In lieu of flowers, those who would like to share memorial contributions in her memory may do so with Hospice and Palliative Care of St. Lawrence Valley, 6805 US-11, Potsdam, New York, 13676.Family, friends and relatives are welcome to share memorial trees, photos and condolence online by visiting ww.PhillipsMemorial.com

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Anita Elizabeth O’Neill

May 02, 1945 - Feb 10, 2024

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Massena, NY

Massena: A private memorial service will be held for Anita Elizabeth O’Neill, age 78, at Phillips Memorial Home in Massena with Rev. Mark Reilly presiding at the convenience of the family. There will be no public calling hours per her wishes. Entombment will take place in Oswegatchie Memorial Park in Ogdensburg, NY. Anita passed away at home on Saturday February 10, 2024. Surviving Anita are her loving siblings; Jimmy Elman of Texas, Jerry and Gail Elman of Massena, NY, Mary Fuller and companion Kenneth Ghostlaw of Massena, NY, Martin and Sandra Elman of Rockdale, TX, along with several nieces, nephews and her loving companion, Duane Pelkey of Massena, NY.In addition to her parents, Anita was predeceased by her husband, Bernard O’Neill in 2010 and sister in-law Janet Elman and a brother in-law Ike Fuller in 2021.Anita was born to the late Martin and Ruth (O’Leary) Elman on May 2, 1945, in Massena, NY. She attended Massena School graduating. She was married to her husband Bernard O’Neill on June 26, 1976, at Sacred Heart Church in Massena, NY.Anita was employed with the Massena Central School District as bus driver, retiring after nearly 34 years of service.In her spare time, Anita enjoyed doing puzzles, loved to craft and play scratch offs. She also enjoyed the time spent with friends during morning coffee at McDonald’s and loved her animals.In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be shared with American Heart Association; 7272 Greenville Ave., Dallas, TX 75231.Family and friends are welcome to share memories, photos and condolences online by visiting www.PhillipsMemorial.com

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Catherine L. Plourde

Apr 12, 2010 - Feb 09, 2024

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Massena, NY

MASSENA: The family of Catherine L. Plourde, age 13, are saddened to report her untimely passing at her family home on Friday, February 9, 2024. The family has entrusted arrangements to the care and direction of the Phillips Memorial Home, Massena. Family and friends are welcome to call the Phillips Memorial Home, located at 64 Andrews Street in Massena, NY, on Thursday, February 15, 2024, from 3:00 pm until time of services at 6:00 pm with Rev. Judy Van Kennen officiating. Catherine was born to her loving parents, Joseph A. “Butch” Plourde and Linda Moller on April 12, 2010, in Massena.She attended Massena School and was currently enrolled in Mrs. Goodrow's 8th grade special education class.Catherine loved to swim and enjoyed watching her cartoons and spending time with her emotional dog, “Sheba”. A little princess that could brighten any room with her smile.Catherine is survived by her devoted father, Joseph A. “Butch” Plourde and his companion Charity Clark of Norfolk, NY, her mother Linda Bell and companion Christopher Michael Ray of Massena, NY.Siblings Letashia and Andrew James of Rochester, NY, Justin, Steven Plourde both of Massena, NY, and sister Gege Wan of Texas., along with an uncle; Aaron Plourde and her aunt Daisy of Massena, NY, her Aunt Hillary Clark of Massena, NY, Aunt Brittany Bush of Waddington, NY, Uncle Christopher Clark of Massena, NY, Uncle Johnathan and Theresa Bush of Franklin, NC, and an Aunt Helen Moller of Bombay, NY. Catherine also leaves behind her memory to be cherished by her parental grandmother, Doreen Plourde of Massena, NY, maternal Grandparents, Helen and James N. Moller, Jr. of Brasher falls, NY. She is also survived by step-grandparents, Virginia Baker and companion Randy Jandrew of Massena, NY, and several cousins.In lieu of memorial contributions, family would ask for any donations to be placed towards the services for Catherine and towards a memorial for her burial.The family encourages memories, photos and condolences and donations to be shared online by visiting, www.PhillipsMemorial.com

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Mary Jane Tricase

Jul 23, 1930 - Feb 08, 2024

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Massena, NY

Massena: Mary Jane Tricase, 93, of Roosevelt Street, peacefully passed away on the morning of February 8, 2024 in the home she resided in for 73 years, under the loving care of three generations of family and Hospice.Mary was born July 23, 1930 in Massena, NY, the daughter of the late Everett and Laurette (Grenier) Marsh. She attended Sacred Heart and Massena Central Schools. She later and proudly earned her GED.She worked at Fishman’s and the Dairy Bar until one day, while walking past the Tricase Brother’s Shell Station on the corner of Center and North Main Street, she caught the eye of a young man, Albert Tricase. He took her to a Big Band dance at the town hall and they later married at Sacred Heart Church in Massena on October 22, 1949.Over the next five years, they had four little girls and raised them happily in the same home on Roosevelt Street. Mary was the epitome of a mother and a home maker. Her home was a spotless, warm and a welcoming place. Even in her final days, her concerns were for her family and guests.Mary enjoyed spending time with her friends and family and could easily read a book in a day. She also enjoyed golf, tending to her flowers, especially roses, and loved watching birds and deer. Mary and Al were spectacular dancers, particularly when doing their signature jitterbug to any Glenn Miller song. They were often mistaken for professionals. Mary and Albert traveled the world together on their own adventures spending time with cherished friends and family. Mary loved real estate and design and was always changing her décor to suit her tastes and the current fashion. Mary is survived by her daughters, Deborah Long; Cathy Toscano; Nancy (James) Lyon and Terry Taylor.She is also survived by her grandchildren, Jennifer, Jessica, Nicole, Zachary, Brittany, Erin, Brenton, Corey, Melissa, and Meghann and 19 great grandchildren.She was predeceased by her husband, Albert Tricase; two brothers, Richard and Frederick Marsh and a son-in-law, Timothy Long.The family would like to thank Hospice, especially Candace O’Neill for the care she gave to their mother.A Funeral Mass will be held on Saturday, February 17, 2024 1:00 pm at St. Mary’s Church in Massena. Friends and family are invited to greet at Church beginning at 12:30. Burial will take place in Calvary Cemetery in the spring.Memorial contributions in Mary’s name may be made to Trinity Catholic School and Hospice and Palliative Care of St. Lawrence Valley.

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