DOWNS - A funeral service for Daniel Joseph Downs, 90, of Dennis Avenue, Plattsburgh, who died June 17, 2013, was held on Thursday, June 20, at the Newman Center, 90 Broad St., Plattsburgh. A Mass of Christian burial was concelebrated by Rev. Jack Downs, retired and Rev. Timothy Canaan, Pastor. The pall was placed by Danny Downs and Sam Graves. The crucifix was placed by his wife, Marion Downs and the rosary by Judy Downs. Words of Remembrance were given by Danny Downs. Readings were done by Betty Jean Bassett and Gail Denton. The gifts were presented by Jan Downs and Jack Downs. Organist was George Cantin. Pallbearers were Max Graves, Sam Graves, Jack Downs, Ray Downs, John Clancy and Kevin Downs. Burial followed at the Whispering Maples Memorial Gardens on Tom Miller Road, where Rev. Jack Downs recited committal prayers. Arrangements are in the care of the R.W. Walker Funeral Home, 69 Court St. Plattsburgh.
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.
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