Press-Republican

Obituaries

March 15, 2013

Gerald R. McKinney

SARANAC — Gerald R. McKinney, 74, of the Chazy Lake Road, Saranac, died Wednesday, March 13, 2013 at his home. He was born in Plattsburgh, Feb. 22, 1939, the son of John and Erma McKinney.

Gerald was an electrician at Courneene Electric in Plattsburgh for many years. He later worked for SW & B Construction Corporation for a brief period of time prior to retiring. Following retirement he owned and operated McKinneys Taxidermy in Saranac.

He was a member of the Lyon Mountain American Legion, the Saranac American Legion, and an honorary member of the Bradley Pond Hunting Club. Gerald enjoyed hunting, fishing, and trapping.

Survivors include his wife, Hattie Bernice McKinney of Saranac; children, Steve and his fiance Laura Nicholson, Kathy and her husband Ricky Rabideau, John and his wife Dawn, and Sonya DuBrey; grandchildren, Bryan, John, Sarah, Amanda, Lindsay, Charlie, Ashley, Cierra, Christina, Bradley and Melody; great- grandchildren; brothers, John Jack, and Donald; sister Joanne; and several nieces and nephews.

He was predeceased by his parents; granddaughter, Nicole Baker; and sons-in-law, Douglas DuBrey, and Bryan Callaway.

Calling hours will be held from 1 to 3 p.m. Sunday, March 17, at the Hamilton Funeral Home, 294 Mannix Road, Peru. A prayer service and military honors will follow at 3 p.m. at the Funeral Home. A gathering will follow at the Lyon Mountain American Legion.

Donations in his memory may be made to the Disabled American Veterans, P.O. Box 744, Plattsburgh, NY, 12901.

Arrangements are in the care of the Hamilton Funeral Home, 294 Mannix Road, Peru. To light an online candle and offer condolences in the memory of Gerald McKinney please visit www.hamiltonfuneralhome.com

1
Text Only | Photo Reprints
Obituaries
  • NancyChristian.jpg Nancy Carol Christian

    MORIAH — Nancy C. Christian, 73, of Moriah passed away peacefully on Thursday, July 17, 2014 at Fletcher Allen Hospital.

    July 24, 2014 2 Photos

  • WilforeRobert1.jpg Robert "Bob" Wilfore

    PLATTSBURGH — Robert "Bob" Wilfore, 83, of Butler Road, died Tuesday, July 22, 2014, at his home, under the care of Hospice of the North Country.

    July 24, 2014 3 Photos

  • RWWalker.jpg Charlotte D. Bolles

    PLATTSBURGH — Charlotte D. Bolles, 86, died Monday, July 21, 2014, at Meadowbrook Healthcare Facility. 

    July 24, 2014 1 Photo

  • CarolMSouliere.jpg Carol M. Souliere

    GLENMONT, NY — Carol M. Souliere, 67, of Glenmont, N.Y., passed away on Monday, July 21, 2014 at her home with family at her bedside, after a long and courageous battle with cancer.

    July 24, 2014 2 Photos

  • ChateaugayFuneralHome.jpg Nelson R. Charland

    MERRILL — Nelson R. Charland, 56, of 96 Shuffs Road, died Tuesday, July 22, 2014, at his home.

    July 24, 2014 1 Photo

  • CecilPelkey.jpg Cecil Pelkey

    BLOOMINGDALE — Mr. Cecil Pelkey, known to everyone as "Pete" passed away July 19, 2014, at his home surrounded by his family and under to care of Hospice.

    July 23, 2014 2 Photos

  • StacyJoseph.jpg Joseph P. Stacy

    TICONDEROGA — Joseph P. Stacy, 46, of Ticonderoga, went to the loving arms of our Lord, with his family and friends by his side after a courageous fight with cancer on Monday, July 21, 2014.

    July 23, 2014 2 Photos

  • CoffeyFuneralHome.jpg Patrick Jay Downs

    HARROGATE, TN. — Patrick Jay Downs went to be with our Lord, July 20, 2014, after a long hard—fought battle with cancer.

    July 23, 2014 1 Photo

  • leggett.jpg_79.jpg Elizabeth "Betty" Leggett

    MOOERS — Elizabeth "Betty" Leggett, 88, of Mooers passed away Sunday, July 20, 2014, at the CVPH Medical Center.

    July 22, 2014 2 Photos

  • Ida Atkinson1.jpg_80.jpg Ida Rumney Atkinson

    WILLSBORO — Ida Atkinson passed away at the Elizabethtown Community Hospital, Friday, July 18, 2014, at the age of 102.

    July 22, 2014 3 Photos

Death Notices