She was born on April 7th, 1954, in Alexandria Bay, daughter of Frederick and Dorothy (Graney )Brayen of Fishers Landing. She Graduated from Clayton Central in 1972, and attended Queens University, Canada, majoring in Theatre.
Patricia moved to New York City, and then to San Francisco, before returning to the 1000 Islands in 2008.
Patricia had a 30 year career in a series of positions within Law Firms in both NY and San Francisco. Patricia worked as a staff assistant in preparing Testimony and Litigation Briefs. She was very proud to work on the cases associated with the National Asbestos Litigation, while in California.
In addition to her work with the law, she was very active in the theatre. She produced an Off Broadway Play in New York City, and worked on a variety of projects and productions with her friends in San Francisco.
Patty will be best remembered for her love of animals, her generosity, a quick tongue, and her love of a good story retold.
She is survived by a brother, Michael and his wife Jeri, (Docteur), of Fishers Landing, two nieces, Rebecca, Mullica Hills, NJ, and Jami, Las Vegas, NV., and her many close friends in Clayton and San Francisco. A niece, Heather, died before her, in 2014.
There will be no public service or burial at this time, however, there will be a private summer service and interment at the convenience of the family.
Donations may be made to the Fishers Landing Fire Department, Fishers Landing, New York, 13641.
John was born on February 9, 1940 in Clayton, NY, the son of Baptiste J. and Lillian Sulier Diabo. He was educated at Grindstone Island schools. He married Kay side on June 17. She passed away July 26, 1998. As a young man, John worked for the Big M grocery store. He then went to work as Marina Manager for the New York State Parks at Keewaydin State Park, Alexandria Bay. He retired in 2016 after 39 years of employment at the park. He was a former Clayton Lions Club Member.
John is survived by his sons, Doug Side, Redwood, and Eugene Side, Alexandria Bay; his daughter Cheryl Hunter, Hammond; brothers Ed Diabo, Florida, Larry Diabo, Watertown, and James Diabo, LaFargeville; sisters, Eva Conant, Florida, Marie “Dee” Heyman, Clayton, and Shirley Fisher, Clayton; five grandchildren and two great grandchildren. Two sisters, Louise Calhoun and Carol Bush, predeceased him.
Calling hours will be held on Thursday, March 16th from 2-4 pm at Costello Funeral Home, Alexandria Bay. Graveside services at Highland Park Cemetery, Alexandria Bay, will be private and at the convenience of the family.
David was born on April 22, 1958 in Gouverneur, NY, the son of Benjamin and Betty Manning Tuttle. He graduated from High School in Hawaii and went on to serve in the United States Army from 1976-1980. He married Tami Felicia on September 24, 1983 in Gouverneur, NY. He worked as an electronics mechanic at Range Control for the US Army at Fort Drum, NY.
David is survived by his wife, Tami; their son, John (wife Tiffany), Gouverneur; their daughters, Jennifer Hawn (fiancé Adam Davis), Clayton, NY, and Danielle Tuttle, Hammond, NY; his mother, Betty Tuttle, Macomb, NY; his grandmother Doris Tuttle, Gouverneur, NY; his brother, Michael (Christina) Tuttle, Copperas Cove, TX; his sisters, Carol Tuttle (companion Lou Fiacco) Norfolk, NY; Joanne Hayes, Macomb, NY; and Mrs. Jason (Michelle) Brown, Richville, NY, and 11 grandchildren, 18 nieces and nephews, and 8 great nieces and nephews
Calling hours will be held on Tuesday, March 14th from 2-4 and 7-9 at Costello Funeral Home, Alexandria Bay. The funeral service will be held on Wednesday at 11 am at Costello Funeral Home with Father Douglas Comstock officiating. Burial will be in Redwood Cemetery with military honors. A gathering at the Redwood Fire Hall will follow cemetery services.
Memorial donations may be made to the Disabled American Veterans at www.dav.org/Donate or the Redwood Volunteer Fire Department.
Helen A. Fitzsimmons, 89, of Redwood passed away Thursday at Crouse Hospital in Syracuse, where she was admitted on March 20, 2016.
Alexandria Bay, NY – Royce E. Newberry, 75, of Swan Hollow Road, passed away Monday afternoon in the ER at River Hospital, after being stricken at home.
He was born May 10, 1940 at the family home on Swan Hollow Road, son of Clark and Jessie Matthews Newberry. He graduated from Alexandria Central High School in 1958.
Royce married Geraldine Carr on September 14, 1963 in East Syracuse. He was owner of Royce Newberry Construction, Alexandria Bay. He was a member of the Alexandria Bay Masonic Lodge, was an avid hunter, trapper Continue reading
March 16, 2016
Alexandria Bay, NY – Francis E. “Frank” Dack, 91, passed away Wednesday at Hospice of Jefferson County, in Watertown.
He was born May 2, 1924 in Adams, NY, son of George A. and Marie Peyton Dack. He graduated from Adams High School. Frank served in the U.S. Army during WWII. He was a prisoner of war in Germany and received many medals for his service. He married Nina O’Donnell in August of 1951. Mrs. Dack died in 1998.
Frank worked as a bartender in both Adams and Alexandria Bay. He worked for AMMEX, on Wellesley Island, Continue reading