Press-Republican

Obituaries

March 1, 2013

Julia Anne "Julie" Darrah

SARANAC LAKE — Word has been received of the death of Julia Anne "Julie" Darrah on Wednesday, Feb. 27, 2013, at Adirondack Medical Center, Uihlein.

She was born Feb. 11, 1928, in Sugarbush, N.Y., the daughter of Michael and Anna Ryan Keese. She was a graduate of Saranac Lake High School, Class of 1944. She was married to Francis Darrah in 1948. Frank predeceased her in 1989.

Julie worked for the Saranac Lake Central School for 26 years, retiring in Dec. 1991. Julie was a member of St. Bernard's Parish, Catholic Daughters of America Court 787, CSEA Retirees and former member of Saranac Lake Women's Bowling Association. After her retirement, she volunteered at the Adirondack Medical Center, High Peaks Hospice and at Petrova School.

She is survived three daughters and sons-in-law, Kathryn and Dormer Stephen of Plattsburgh, Donna and Dennis Deily of Rochester, N.Y. and Joanne and Jerry Cavallo of Saranac Lake; six grandchildren, Dormer (Erin) Stephen, Brent (Kerri) Stephen, Nichole (Jay) Chaffee, Meghan (Michael) Friedle, Alyssa Cavallo and Christopher Cavallo; five great-grandchildren; her brother Michael Keese of Rochester; good friend Michael Ryan; and many nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her sisters Monica and Catherine.

Friends may call at 10 a.m. on Saturday, March 2, at Fortune/Keough Funeral Home, 20 Church St., Saranac Lake, followed by a Mass of Christian burial at noon at St. Bernard's Church. Burial will take place at St. Bernard's Cemetary in the Spring.

Donations in Julie's memory can be made to the Alzheimer's Disease Assistance Center, 101 Broad Street, Sibley Hall, Rm 227, Plattsburgh, New York 12901-2637, in care of the funeral home or charity of choice. Family and friends can also share their memories and sign the online guestbook at fortunekeoughfuneralhome.com.

1
Text Only | Photo Reprints
Obituaries
  • LabargeRobert1.jpg Robert M. LaBarge Sr.

    MORRISONVILLE — Robert M. LaBarge Sr., 74, of Joyce Avenue, Morrisonville, died Thursday, July 24, 2014 at the CVPH Medical Center with his loving family by his side.

    July 27, 2014 5 Photos

  • EppichChristina.jpg Christina A. Eppich

    PLATTSBURGH — Christina A. Eppich, 86, of Erin Heights, died Friday, July 18, 2014, at her home with her family by her side.

    July 27, 2014 2 Photos

  • BedoreGail.jpg Gail E. Bedore

    PLATTSBURGH — Gail E. Bedore, formerly of Christiansen Drive, Salmon River Road in Plattsburgh, died Friday, July 25, 2014, at Kindred Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Great Barrington, Mass.

    July 27, 2014 2 Photos

  • AllenGrace1.jpg Grace Evelyn Howard Allen

    PLATTSBURGH — Grace Evelyn Howard Allen, 100, of University Place, Plattsburgh, died peacefully at home on June 20, 2014, with family by her side.

    July 27, 2014 3 Photos

  • BrownFuneralHomeNew.jpg Patricia A. Hanlon nee Pelkey

    PLATTSBURGH — Patricia A. Hanlon, 73, of Plattsburgh, N.Y., passed away on Monday, July 21, 2014, at Champlain Valley Physicians Hospital with family at her bedside, after a battle with cancer.

    July 27, 2014 1 Photo

  • BrownFuneralHomeNew.jpg Cheryl A. Daniels

    WEST CHAZY — Cheryl A. Daniels, 55, of Stoney Acres Drive, West Chazy, N.Y., passed away on Wednesday, July 23, 2014 at CVPH Medical Center in Plattsburgh.

    July 27, 2014 1 Photo

  • WoodChester.jpg Chester Wood

    MORRISONVILLE — Chester Wood, 77, of Mason Street in Morrisonville, passed away Friday, July 25, 2014, at the CVPH Medical Center in Plattsburgh.

    July 27, 2014 2 Photos

  • resthavenmemorialpark.jpg_52.jpg Albert Hassler

    EUGENE, ORE. — Al Hassler died peacefully in his sleep onMay 1, 2013, at the age of 86.

    July 26, 2014 1 Photo

  • ThwaitsZaumetzer.jpg_84.jpg Catherine M. "Kay" Nolan

    AU SABLE FORKS — Catherine M. "Kay" Nolan passed away on July 21, 2014, at Clare Bridge in Winter Haven, Fla., she was 96 years old.

    July 25, 2014 1 Photo

  • JeffreyJPier.jpg_85.jpg Jeffrey J. Pier

    WADDINGTON — Jeffrey J. Pier of Waddington, N.Y. passed away peacefully surrounded by his family and friends Friday July 4, 2014 at Potsdam Hospital after an 18 month battle with kidney cancer.

    July 25, 2014 2 Photos

Death Notices