October 20, 2013

Lawrence R. Darrah


---- — CADYVILLE — Lawrence R. Darrah, 79, of Route 3, Cadyville, N.Y., died on Friday, Oct. 18, 2013, at the CVPH Medical Center in Plattsburgh.

He was born in Cadyville on Sept. 10, 1934, the son of Gilbert and Margarite (Dutton) Darrah.

He married Winifred Metcalfe in Morrisonville on Oct. 23, 1971. Winifred died on April 15, 2010. Lawrence was a member of the Cadyville Protestant Church.

Survivors include six daughters, Donna, Sharon, Kathy, Nancy, Joann and Theresa; three sons, Nick, Rick, and Barry; one sister, Jean Tamer of Cadyville; 21 grandchildren, 19 great-grandchildren; two great-great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.

He was predeceased by his wife; parents; two sons, John and Ted Metcalfe; three brothers, Bob, Ken, and Gilbert Darrah; and two sisters, Hazel Decker and Flora Collins.

Calling hours will be held from 4 to 7 p.m. on Monday, Oct. 21, at the R.W. Walker Funeral Home, 69 Court St., Plattsburgh. A funeral service will be held at 10 a.m. on Tuesday in the funeral home chapel. Burial will follow in the Cadyville Protestant Cemetery.

Memorial donations may be made to the Cadyville Fire Department or the Cadyville Protestant Church.

Arrangements have been entrusted to the R.W. Walker Funeral Home, 69 Court St., Plattsburgh. Online condolences may be made to the family by visiting