April 14, 1983 — Aug. 12, 2019 HUDSON FALLS — Robert E. “Bobby” Labshere III, 36, of Hudson Falls, passed away unexpectedly, on Monday, Aug. 12, 2019.
Born on April 14, 1983, he was the son of Mary (Lewis) and Aike Drenth and his father, the late Robert E. Labshere II.
Following Bobby’s graduation from Granville High School, he attended Cobleskill State College.
After college, he enlisted in the U.S. Air Force. Bobby proudly served from 2003 to 2008. During his tour, he served a year in Afghanistan as a mechanic supervisor and had an opportunity to service Air Force One. Bobby also was a member of the Air Force color guard, representing his branch at veterans’ funerals.
After his discharge, he worked as an independent contractor in Iraq.
Bobby was a natural athlete. He played football, baseball and at one time he played volleyball alone, against 15 other people, and won. He also enjoyed watching sports on television, especially the New York Yankees and Buffalo Bills.
Bobby loved to spend time with his son, Brayden. Over several summers, they spent many beautiful days going the Great Escape together. He loved taking part in any adventures with his son. Brayden was the center of his life. He was a wonderful father and a great son, who always let his mother know he loved her. Bobby had a wonderful sense of humor and could make everyone he met laugh. He will be missed by his family and his friends.
Survivors include his son, Brayden Labshere; his mother and stepfather, Mary and Aike Drenth; his stepmother, Lisa Joerg; his maternal grandmother, Jean Lewis Bartlett; his paternal grandparents, Robert and Sandra Bigelow; his sister, Kelly Alexander and brother-in-law, Josh Alexander; his sister, Sara Labshere; his brothers, Christopher Labshere and Alex Labshere; and many aunts, uncles, one niece, nephews and cousins.
Friends may call from 5 to 8 p.m. Friday, Aug. 16, at the Carleton Funeral Home, Inc., 68 Main St. in Hudson Falls.
Funeral services will be conducted 10 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 17, at the funeral home.
Following the funeral service, Bobby will be laid to rest with full military honors at Union Cemetery in the town of Fort Edward.
July 14, 1929 — Aug. 11, 2019 NORTH CREEK — Margaret M. Prashaw, of North Creek, passed away peacefully on Sunday, Aug. 11, 2019, at the age of 90.
Margaret was a good friend and neighbor to all.
Born on July 14, 1929, she was the daughter of the late Hazel (Lambert) and James Durkin. She was predeceased by her beloved husband, Peter Prashaw; as well as her brother, Roy Durkin; and sister-in-law and best friend, Waltrude Durkin.
Margaret will be remembered as a gentle soul who was committed to her family and friends. She enjoyed traveling, crafts and wonderful moments with her special friends in the local Stewart’s North Creek coffee club. Prior to her retirement, Margaret was employed for many years by the North Creek National Bank.
Margaret touched more lives than can be mentioned, but a special note of thanks is given to her dearest friends and neighbors, Penny and Jason Persons, who were like family to her. Also special to Margaret was Carol Baker, aka Sis. Margaret and Carol regarded each other as sisters and shared nightly dinners, as well as many travels and adventures, including a recent trip to Florida. Margaret was surrounded by a strong support network that included her caregivers, Loretta Galusha and Marian Monroe. She is survived by several nieces, nephews and cousins.
Friends may pay respects to Margaret at 10 a.m. Friday, Aug. 16, at St. Joseph’s Church, Olmstedville. A funeral service will follow at 11 a.m. with a reception for friends to gather and share memories at the Tannery Pond Community Center, North Creek, immediately following the service.
QUEENSBURY — Raydeen Ann “Mittens” Garvin, 71, of Queensbury, passed away peacefully, surrounded by her loving family, on Tuesday, Aug. 13, 2019 at the Glens Falls Hospital.
Born on Dec. 11, 1947 in Glens Falls, she was the daughter of the late John and Marion (Benway) Yole.
Mittens grew up in Glen Lake and graduated from Lake George High School. While in high school, she met the love of her life, Jim Garvin, at Skateland. Soon after, they married on April 22, 1967. Mittens and Jim were blessed with three beautiful children.
She was a stay-at-home mom and in her later years began her working career in retail. Her last job was as a cook at Queensbury Middle School, retiring after 17 years.
The center of her life was her family and her home. Mittens loved decorating her house for each and every holiday, which included holiday jewelry to match. She was an artist of many crafts. Mittens created beautiful glass paintings. She made sure all her family received crocheted blankets and made ceramics for her family to cherish.
She also loved going to hockey games with her husband. Mittens was an avid hockey fan and held season tickets to the Civic Center for many years. She loved to travel with her husband, family and friends. Mittens would do anything for anyone. She was witty, super smart, excelled in math and was so much fun to be around. Those that were lucky to have her in their life will forever miss her.
She is survived by her loving husband of 53 years, James Garvin of Queensbury; her three devoted children, Jodi Perez of Hudson Falls, Theresa (Paul) Shambo of Lake George and Jami (Brian MacKenzie) Martindale of Hudson Falls; her grandchildren, Ashley (Duane) Scally of Hudson Falls, Kerrigan Martindale of Hudson Falls, Rachel Shambo of Lake George and Philip Shambo, also of Lake George; her great-grandchildren, Sophia Scally, Declan Scally, Ciaira Scally and Skyler Scally; her two brothers, James (Sandy) Yole of Fort Ann and William (Kelly) Yole of Queensbury; her uncle, Robert Yole of Hudson Falls; and several nieces, nephews and cousins.
Friends may call from 5 to 7 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 20, at Carleton Funeral Home, Inc., 68 Main St. in Hudson Falls.
The family would like to thank the doctors and nurses and the entire staff on Tower 6 at the Glens Falls Hospital, and her home health aides for their wonderful care and compassion given to Mittens and her family.
Memorial donations may be sent to the C.R. Wood Cancer Center, 102 Park St., Glens Falls, NY 12801.
Jan. 30, 1937 — Aug. 13, 2019 GREENWICH — William J. Donohue Jr., 82, a resident of Rabbit Road in Greenwich, went to be with his lord and savior Jesus Christ Tuesday, Aug. 13, 2019 at his home, surrounded by his loving family.
He was born Jan. 30, 1937 in Albany, to the late William J. and Catherine Donohue.
Bill was a lifelong resident of Greenwich and graduated from Greenwich High School. After graduation, he went on to attend Hartwick College and later graduated from Albany Pharmacy School. He was proud to carry on his father’s legacy working at the Donohue Pharmacy in Greenwich. He married the love of his life, Ellen Milewski, in 1963 in the beautiful church of St. Joseph’s in Greenwich.
Together they raised a beautiful family in a home filled with love. Bill was always quick-witted, filled with corny clever jokes which went along with his dry humor. He was proud to be an instrument rated pilot and enjoyed flying his own plane. He enjoyed hobbies such as gardening, golfing, walking, biking and photography.
Bill was always easy to get along with and will be missed by all who knew him.
In addition to his parents, he was predeceased by his brother, Thomas Donohue.
He is survived by his wife of 56 years, Ellen Milewski Donohue of Greenwich; children, Michael (Laurie) Donohue of North Carolina, Jennifer (Jack) Skellie of Shushan and Anthony (Debbie) Donohue of Argyle; grandchildren, Ashley, Shea, Joseph, Ginger, Ernest, Ryan, Jake and Maggie; great-grandchildren, Isabella, Ethan, Henry and Liyanna; sisters, Mardi, Anne and Catherine; several nieces, nephews and cousins; and his beloved golden retrievers, Fynn and Bailey.
Family and friends may call from 5 to 7 p.m. Friday, Aug. 16, at the Flynn Bros. Inc. Funeral Home, 80 Main St., Greenwich.
A Mass of a Christian burial will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 17, at the St. Joseph’s Catholic Church, Hill St., Greenwich.
In honor of William, the family requests donations be sent in his name to the St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital at www.stjude.org/ways-to-give.
Sept. 26, 1958 — Aug. 12, 2019 FORT EDWARD — Chris W. Bradley, 60, of McIntyre Street in Fort Edward, passed away on Monday, Aug. 12, 2019 at the North East Center in Kingston.
Born on Sept. 26, 1958 in Glens Falls, he was the son of the late Norman and Ann (Brayton) Bradley Sr.
Chris attended Hudson Falls High School and soon after was employed at a sawmill in Lake George. At the age of 21, Chris was in a serious car accident that left him paralyzed for life. Through all of this, he had a wonderful outlook and always wore a smile. Chris never felt sorry for himself or complained. He lived alone but always enjoyed the company of his family and good friends. Chris loved sitting outside in the sun, enjoying the Buffalo Bills football games and watching NASCAR. The car of his choice was a Chevy Camaro, but he ended up with a van that allowed him to see the world. Chris lived through a lot and made lemonade out of lemons. He left a huge print on the lives that he touched.
Besides his parents, he was predeceased by his brother, Norman Bradley.
Survivors include his sisters, Sherry Dufour and her husband, Mike, of Hartford and Bonnie Dufour and her husband, Ronald, of Vermont; his brother, Rick Bradley of Hudson Falls; his special friends, Carol Havens of Hudson Falls and Scott Garnsey of Hudson Falls; and several nieces, nephews and cousins.
At the request of Chris, there will be no calling hours.
Chris will be laid to rest next to his mother and brother at 11 a.m. Thursday, Aug. 29, at Pine View Cemetery in Queensbury.
Memorial donations in Chris’s memory may be sent to the charity of one’s choice.
GRANVILLE — James L. Holcomb took his earthly leave on Monday, Aug. 12, 2019 at the the Slate Valley Center in North Granville.
Jim was born Oct. 27, 1940 in Granville, the son of the late LeRoy and Eva (Hurlburt) Holcomb.
He was a 1959 graduate of Granville High School. Jim was a proud veteran of the U.S. Air Force, enlisting following graduation. Some of his destinations during his service were Texas, Alaska and South Dakota.
Jim married the love of his life, Lorraine Tifft, on March 6, 1965. Together they raised their family. Family was of paramount importance to Jim. He lived by the rule that a man’s job was to care for his family, no matter what. This was a principle he instilled in his sons and taught them by his example.
Jim retired from General Electric in Rutland, Vermont, after 35 years of service. He also worked at Price Chopper for 10 years during his retirement.
Jim and Lorraine enjoyed traveling. Some special trips were to Hershey, Pennsylvania, Nashville — when Jim was photographed on the stage of the Grand Old Opry — and the Caribbean.
Music was Jim’s passion. He loved karaoke and one of his favorite types of music was good old traditional country music. Jim was a man of strong faith. He recognized that his faith was the source of his strength. His music became an expression of that faith. When Jim sang during a church service, his voice reflected his strong love and praise for God. His son, PJ and grandson, Andrew, were influenced by their grandfather’s musical talents. As parents and grandparents, Jim and Lorraine provided a healthy environment for the development of their musical talent.
Jim’s love for his children and grandchildren knew no boundaries, and they were a source of pride in all they accomplished.
Jim was predeceased by his parents.
He will be missed by his beloved wife, Lorraine; and his sons, Paul Holcomb (Lois Deborah) and Phillip Holcomb (Tammy), all of Granville. He was blessed with 12 grandchildren, Adam, Andrew, Abigail, Alexander, Angelo, Annalise and Abraham Holcomb, Jessica Cartier and James, Jennifer, Charles and Seth Greenough; and 12 great-grandchildren, Isabelle, Kevin Jr., Lylah, Lily, Gigi, Felix, Tessa, Mason, Krya, Amelia, Layla and Hunter. Jim is also survived by his sisters, Eva Bradley and Ethel Tifft, both of Granville; and many nieces and nephews. He will also be missed at gatherings of his karaoke friends, church friends and McDonald’s and Dunkin Donuts coffee drinking buddies.
A funeral service will be held at noon Thursday, Aug. 15, at the Granville Baptist Church, 23 Quaker St., Granville, with the Rev. James Peterson presiding. Friends may call from 10 a.m. until the time of the service. Full military honors will be shown following the funeral. Friends and family are invited to a social gathering in the fellowship hall of the church following the funeral and military honors.
Special thanks to Larry and Kathy Tifft, Leon and Ethel Tifft, Ralph and Janet Pagano, Joe and Eva Bradley and Mary Jane and Jack Tifft for their unconditional support and love.
The Holcomb family requests donations made to the Granville Rescue Squad or Granville Baptist Church in Jim’s memory.
Arrangements were entrusted to the Robert M. King Funeral Home, 23 Church St., Granville. Online condolences may be made at www.robertmkingfuneralhome.com.
GANSEVOORT — Peter Leo Frazier, 78, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, Aug. 13, 2019 at his home, with his wife by his side.
Born on Aug. 12, 1941 in Corinth, he was the son of the late Thomas and Clara (Mandiago) Frazier.
Peter graduated from Glens Falls High School. Following graduation, he worked for International Paper in Corinth for two years. Peter served in the U.S. Army as a MP from 1964 to 1966. After his service, he went back to work for International Paper for 40 years until his retirement.
On Nov. 17, 1967, Peter married Brenda Smith in Hudson Falls.
He was a communicant of St. Michael’s Church in South Glens Falls for many years. Peter was also a member of the American Legion Post 553.
Peter enjoyed old classic cars, fishing, hunting and woodworking.
In addition to his parents, Peter was predeceased by his sisters, Carol Carey and Jean Sullivan; his brother-in-law, Tony Carey; and his stepson, Ralph Fuller.
Left to cherish his memory include his wife of 51 years, Brenda; his children, Barbara Manley and her husband, Roger, Steven Frazier and his wife, Veronica and Todd Frazier and his wife, Lori; his beloved grandchildren, Carrie Cahill, Crystal Hayes, Jennifer Fuller and Emma Frazier; his great-grandson, Ryan Gardner; his brother, Richard Frazier and his wife, Elizabeth; and several nieces, nephews and cousins.
Friends may call from 4 to 6 p.m. Friday, Aug. 16, at M.B. Kilmer Funeral Home, 136 Main St., South Glens Falls.
A funeral Mass will be conducted at 10 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 17, at St. Michael’s Church, 80 Saratoga Ave., South Glens Falls.
Rite of Committal with full military honors will be conducted at 10 a.m. Monday, Aug. 19, at Gerald B.H. Solomon Saratoga National Cemetery, 200 Duell Road, Schuylerville.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations in Peter’s memory can be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105-1942.
POUGHKEEPSIE — Frank Edward Colvin, 72, a Hudson Valley resident for most of his life, died at his home on Tuesday, Aug. 13, 2019.
Born in Peekskill on Nov. 22, 1946, Frank was the son of Thomas and Anna Puskar Colvin. On March 9, 1968, he married Judith Ellen Linehan, who predeceased him on Feb. 23, 2009.
Frank is survived by his son, Michael Colvin and his wife, Heather, of Poughkeepsie; his daughter, Jennifer DeRasmo and her husband, Christopher, of Fishkill; his daughter, Carolyn DeBernardi and her husband, Dino, of Petaluma, California; his son, Stephen and his wife, Kristen, of Hopewell Junction; and was predeceased by his son, Christopher on May 22, 2014. He is also survived by his grandchildren, Bryce Colvin of Poughkeepsie, Rosaria Clark and her husband, Justin and daughter, Maxinne, of Verbank, Brianna Licari of Poughkeepsie, Lynev Hall of Raleigh, North Carolina, Katie DeBernardi of Petaluma, California and Devin Debernardi of Denton, Texas and Olivia and Tanner Colvin of Hopewell Junction. His surviving siblings are Thomas Colvin of Las Vegas, Nevada, Cheryl Personick of Cold Spring and Lisa Colvin of Norwalk, Connecticut.
Frank is a U.S. Army Veteran, serving from January 1965 to December 1967, including a tour in Vietnam and was honorably discharged as an E5.
Calling hours are from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 15, at McHoul Funeral Home Inc., Route 82, Hopewell Junction.
A Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated at noon Friday, Aug. 16, at The Church of St. Denis, 602 Beekman Road, Hopewell Junction.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Vietnam Veterans of America at vva.org.
For driving directions or to send The Colvin Family an online condolence, please visit mchoullfuneralhome.com.
LOW HAMPTON — Paul Robert “Pete” Bunker, 79, passed away on Saturday, Aug. 10, 2019 in Glens Falls, after a brief illness.
He was born Jan. 25, 1940 in Benson, Vermont, the son of John N. Bunker and Marion Elsie (Loomis) Bunker.
Pete graduated from Whitehall High School. While in school, he was active in 4-H. He served in the Army National Guard for eight years.
His places of employment included Hales and Hunter Grain Co. in Poultney, General Mills Grain Co. in Fair Haven, General Electric and Ciba Geigy until his retirement. He continued to work with his parents on their farm and took it over in 1985, along with his nephew. He continued to work the farm every day until his death.
He is survived by his five siblings, Marion Turner of Rutland, Vermont, Florence (Chuck) Pickett of South Glens Falls, John “Jack” (Barb) Bunker of Whitehall, Eugene “Gene” (Sue) Bunker of Whitehall and Marjorie “Marge” Christy of Low Hampton. He is also survived by several nieces, nephews and cousins.
Pete was predeceased by his parents and his nephew, Albert, who worked his farm with him.
A graveside service will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 17, at the Cedar Grove Cemetery in Fair Haven, Vermont. A reception will follow at American Legion Post 83, Main Street, Whitehall.
Memorial contributions can be made to the Future Farmers of America at National FFA Organization, 6060 FFA Drive, Indianapolis, IN 46268-0960.
FORT ANN — Bruce A. Turnbull, 77, passed away at home on Aug. 11, 2019, after a three-year courageous battle with pancreatic cancer. His wife, Deborah, was at his side.
Born Aug. 11, 1942 in Mount Vernon, he was the son of the late Arthur and Florence (Noland) Turnbull.
Bruce resided in Fort Ann for 47 years. Bruce grew up in New Jersey in his younger years, until moving to Lake George Assembly Point in 1956. He attended Lake George Central School for two years. While living on the point, he got himself a job mowing lawns for the summer residences. He moved later to Queensbury and then graduated from Queensbury Union Free School District in 1962. After graduation, he was initiated into Local 773 Plumbers and Steamfitters.
He proudly served four years, from 1964 to 1968, in the Navy on the USS Wasp as a shipfitter on the CVS18 sub attack vessel aircraft carrier stationed out of Boston.
They picked up the first Gemini space capsule with a monkey inside before sending up mankind. His military rank was E-5.
Bruce’s great-nephew, Joseph Barone, was finally inducted into the U.S. Marine Corps on Aug. 11 of this year. Bruce was eagerly waiting to hear the news, but he had already passed by the time Joseph was able to make the phone call. Nonetheless, Bruce was tremendously proud of Joseph’s achievements and would be happy to know he will be serving his country.
Upon completing his military duty, he became employed through Local 773 Plumbers and Steamfitters for 45 years until retirement in 2003. During that time, he served on the Local 773 executive board for many years.
He married Deborah Morehouse at the Lutheran Church of Good Shepherd, Sept. 21, 1996.
Some of his enjoyments were roller skating in his younger days, and his love for his dogs. He was an avid gardener, sharing his vegetables with everyone, canning, woodworking, traveling and water skiing on Lake George, boating and touring the lake with his wife, his dogs, Molly (Irish Setter) and Shannon (Golden Retriever) during hot summer days.
After retirement, he became a “snow bird” and went to Port Richey, Florida, where he made many new friends that were also “snow birds.”
Always willing to lend a helping hand, he will be greatly missed by all. He was a great husband, father, grandfather and a beloved brother.
In addition to his parents, Bruce was predeceased by his grandparents, Theodore and Bertha Noland, Arthur Turnbull and Laurabelle Carty; and one uncle and aunt.
Those left to cherish his memory are his loving wife of 23 years, Deborah Morehouse Turnbull; his children, April Wescott of Hudson Falls, Bart (Rebecca) Turnbull of Hudson Falls and Colleen Paliulis of Greenwich; grandchildren, Maraha (Jason) Edwards, Haden Turnbull, Elizabeth Wescott, Steven Weaver, Charley Weaver and Donald Raymond, who Bruce took under his wing to help him in his teen years; he is also survived by his sister, Diana (Ronald) Gordon; aunt, Erica Turnbull; nieces, Tammy (Jonas) Congelli of Tully, Alecia Barone of West Milford, New Jersey and Andrea Gordon Wade (Russell) of Fort Ann; six great-nieces and two great-nephews; and all friends he had over the years.
Calling hours will take place from 2 to 4 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 17, at Baker Funeral Home, 11 Lafayette St., Queensbury.
A graveside service with military honors will be at 9 a.m. Monday, Aug. 19, at Pine View Cemetery, Quaker Road, Queensbury.
The family wishes to extend a sincere thank you for the kindness and support of Hospice and the doctors and nurses at the C.R. Wood Cancer Center.
In loving memory of Bruce, contributions may be made to Wounded Warrior Project, P.O. Box 758517, Topeka, KS 66675-8517; or West Fort Ann Volunteer Fire Company, 49 Joe Green Road, Fort Ann, NY 12827.
Condolences and floral arrangements may be sent directly to Baker Funeral Home, 11 Lafayette St., Queensbury, NY 12804; or through www.bakerfuneralhome.com.
SCHROON LAKE — Eleanor “Ellie” Winters went home to be with her Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on Aug. 11, 2019.
Born on Feb. 1, 1939 to LeRoy and Mildred Grumman, she is survived by Herbert A. Winters Jr., her husband of almost 60 years; four children, Cheri Kelso (David), Herb Winters (Jill), Russ Winters (Harriett) and Dwayne Winters (Lisa); nine grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.
Herb And Ellie moved to Schroon Lake in 1970 and have worshipped and served at Mountainside Bible Chapel ever since. Ellie was an accomplished folk artist and shared her passion for tole painting by teaching classes in her home, and also spent several seasons working as an artisan at Frontier Town.
Visitation will be held at noon Saturday, Aug. 17, at Mountainside Bible Chapel, followed by a celebration of life service at 2 p.m.
In lieu of flowers, please consider donations to the Needy Camper Fund, Word Of Life Fellowship, P.O. Box 600, Schroon Lake, NY 12870.
QUEENSBURY — A celebration of Vera's life will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday, Aug. 15, at Baker Funeral Home on Lafayette Street in Queensbury. Family and friends are invited to greet the family from 9:30 to 11 a.m.
Graveside service will immediately follow at Brant Lake Cemetery.
LAKE LUZERNE – Francis E. Brodell, 102, of Call Street, passed away Sunday, Aug. 11, 2019 at the Warren Center in Queensbury, following a short illness.
Born on Oct. 30, 1916 in Conshohocken, Pennsylvania, he was the son of the late Charles Sr. and Anna (Evans) Brodell.
Francis attended school in Greenfield.
He married Anna Sekel on April 26, 1941 in Corinth, and the couple resided in Lake Luzerne for many years. She passed away June 30, 2018 following 77 years of marriage.
Francis joined the U.S. Army, serving during World War II as an infantryman in the European Theater and helped liberate Germany, until his honorable discharge.
He was employed at the International Paper Co. in Corinth as a super calendar operator, working for many years until his retirement in 1973. He also was a member of the IP Quarter Century Club.
Francis was a hard worker and built his own home, often reminding us he put every nail in the house by himself.
He was an avid golfer and enjoyed gardening, country music and dancing and spending time with his family at home. He also enjoyed winter trips with his wife for many years to Tucson, Arizona.
He was a longtime communicant of the Church of Immaculate Conception of Corinth and was a member of the Knights of Columbus for many years.
Besides his wife and his parents, he was also predeceased by seven siblings, Ed, Charles, Joe and Dave Brodell, Mary Kuzniar, Jeanne Constantino and Betty Naatz; and two daughters-in-law, Mary (Denno) Brodell and Gale C. (Gill) Brodell.
Survivors include two sons, Richard E. Brodell of Lake Luzerne and Joseph Brodell of Saratoga Springs; three granddaughters, Brenda Parkhurst of Lake Luzerne, Tina Deyoe (Tim) of Greenfield Center and Sherry Brodell (Rich Maxon) of North Greenbush; three great-grandchildren, Jacob Deyoe, Michael Parkhurst and Jenna Deyoe; and several nieces, nephews and cousins.
A funeral Mass will be celebrated at 11 a.m. Friday, Aug. 16, at Holy Mother and Child Parish, 405 Palmer Ave., Corinth, with Rev. Kenneth Swain, officiating.
A Rite of Committal will be held at St. Mary’s Cemetery, Corinth. Military honors will also be performed by the Honor Guard of the Horace D. Washburn American Legion Post 533 of Corinth.
The family wishes to thank the staff and nurses at the Warren Center and Diane and Doug Bisnette for helping out and being there during Francis’ stay at the nursing home.
The family suggests memorials take the form of donations to Holy Mother and Child Parish, 405 Palmer Ave., Corinth.
Arrangements are under the direction of the Densmore Funeral Home, Inc., 7 Sherman Ave., Corinth.