December 26, 2013

Margaret E. King

CHAZY LAKE - Mrs. Margaret E. King, 100, formerly of Route 374, Chazy Lake, passed away Friday, Dec. 20, 2013, at Meadowbrook Health Care Facility. She was born April 1, 1913, in Potsdam, the daughter of the late Benjamin and Clara (LaFave) LaMere.

Margaret and her husband operated a farm for many years. She was later employed as a housekeeper at CVPH Medical Center for over 14 years until her retirement.

Margaret was a member of St. Joseph's Church in Dannemora. She loved BINGO and knitting and made a lot of mittens and socks for many people.

She is survived by a son and daughter-in-law, Benjamin and Shirley King of Chazy Lake; a daughter and son-in-law, Margaret "Peggy" and Tommy LaPoint of Chazy Lake; a daughter-in-law, Betty King of Plattsburgh; her grandchildren, Allen "Butch" King, Carol Ann and Richard LaPierre, Pamela King, Michael and Kathy King, Sharron and Michael Harmon, Scott and Wendy King, John and Penni LaPoint, Beverly Gates, Stephanie and Nick Wells; 14 great-grandchildren; seven great-great-grandchildren; many nieces and nephews.

Margaret's husband, John King, passed away Aug. 14, 1958. Her oldest son, John F. "Jack" King passed away in 1986. Her sister, Yvonne Yelle; and four stepsisters, Verda Boulerice, Vivian Ashline, Bertha Bushey and Gladys Boulerice; and her stepmother, Ruth (Coryer) LaMere; also passed away earlier.

Calling hours will be from 4 to 7 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 26, at Brown Funeral Home, 29 Broad St., Plattsburgh, NY. A Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated at 11 a.m. Friday, Dec. 27, at St. Joseph's Church, Dannemora. Interment will be at a later date at St. Joseph's Cemetery.

Memorial donations may be offered to FitzPatrick Cancer Center.

Arrangements are entrusted to Brown Funeral Home, 29 Broad St., Plattsburgh, NY 12901, (518) 561-3980. Online condolences and memorial candles may be offered at


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