WILLETTE - A Mass of Christian Burial for Shelley J. Willette, 58, of Trafalgar Drive, Plattsburgh, who died Saturday, June 22, 2013, at CVPH Medical Center, was celebrated at 11 a.m. on Thursday, June 27, at St. Peter's Church in Plattsburgh. The Mass was celebrated by Rev. Bernard Menard, parochial vicar, concelebrated by Rev. John Yonkovig, Pastor of St. Agnes Church, Lake Placid, Msgr. Joseph Aubin, retired, Rev. Timothy Canaan, Pastor of St. John's Church, Rev. Scott Seymour, Pastor of St. Alexander's Church in Morrisonville, Rev.William Gordon, retired, and assisted by Deacons Mark Bennett and Frank Bushey. The altar servers were Veronica Matott and Jane Kessler. The organist was George Shnob. The pall was placed by her sons, Matt, Dan and Erik Willette. The crucifix and cross were placed by Christopher Willette and Samantha Willette on behalf of Levon Willette. Words of Remembrance were shared by her husband, Mitch Willette. The readers were Alyssa Favro and Brenda Kirk. Prayers of the faithful were read by Jodi Wallett. The offertory gifts were presented by her sisters, Barbara Filion and Karen Batchelder. The pall bearers were Chad LaBombard, Gerald Stone, Leonard Filion, Chelsea Evans, Danielle Filion and Ryan Matott. A large delegation of nurses and corrections officers formed an honor guard. Burial will be in the parish cemetery at a later date. Surviving relatives also include Shelley's mother-in-law, Mildred Willette of Rouses Point. Arrangements were entrusted to the Brown Funeral Home, 29 Broad St. Plattsburgh, NY 12901 (518) 561-3980. Online condolences and memoral candles may be offered at www.brown funeralhomeinc.com.
County gets no bids for airport hotel
Legislators will revamp the specifications for the project and try again.
Extra landfill space to be leased
Under a $17 million expansion project, Franklin County seeks bids to gain more customers for unused space.
Family displaced in apartment house fire
A grease fire spread from the kitchen of a downstairs apartment up the wall to an upstairs apartment, officials say.
Police: Crown Point man beat friends with shotgun
Cole M. Brooks, 19, has been charged with rape and also numerous charges connected with a fight.
Essex County radio system nears finish
Power supplies and meters are going in soon for Essex County's new network.
Essex County tax sale on target
Up to 130 properties will go on the auction block when Essex County holds its first property sale in many years.
Ice Out contest supports last phase of new ambulance building
Who knows when the ice will melt this year? In Lake Placid, every ticket sold will help finish the new ambulance station.
College to host Regional Business Plan contest
Volunteer judges with financial expertise are sought for the March 29 event.
- Community Calendar: March 7, 2014 A look at upcoming events, meals, meetings, talks and more.
Of Interest: March 7, 2014
Take a look at brief news of note from around the North Country.
- More Friday Headlines
- County gets no bids for airport hotel