Press-Republican

Obituaries

March 31, 2013

Mary Ellen Gero

CADYVILLE — Mary Ellen Gero, 80, of Kennedy Road, Cadyville, died peacefully in the early morning hours of Saturday, March 30, 2013, at her home, with her loving family by her side. Mary battled cancer valiantly and courageously, for many months.

She was born in Peasleeville, Aug. 10, 1932. Mary was a loyal and devoted homemaker, and took great pride in her home both inside and outside. She loved to be outside. When she wasn't mowing the grass, she had a paintbrush in her hand. She loved dancing and was known to "cut-a-rug" with the very best. Mary was able to do what she enjoyed until her health declined and slowed her at the age of 79.

Survivors include her loving husband of 45 years, Irvin Rodney Gero of Cadyville; children, Marilyn Velie and her husband Jim Furnia of Saranac, Richard Plumadore and his wife Robin Hinson of Cadyville, Steve Plumadore of Saranac, Tammy Plumadore and companion Stacy Liberty of Cadyville, and Brenda Shook and her husband Steve of Cadyville; 16 grandchildren, Donald, Robert, David, Richard, John, Jaimie, Patrick, Dale, Derek, Ryan, Steven, Heather, Cayla, Jennifer, Chad, and Sara; 16 great-grandchildren; one great-grandson "on the way", Micah; and several nieces and nephews.

She was predeceased by her son, Larry Plumadore (2005); son-in-law, Don Velie (2005); three brothers; and four sisters.

Calling hours will be held from 5 to 8 p.m., Monday, April 1, at the Hamilton Funeral Home, 294 Mannix Road, Peru. A Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated at 10 a.m., Tuesday, April 2, at St. Joseph's Church in Dannemora, with Rev. Donald F. Kramberg, parish Pastor, celebrating.

Donations in her memory may be made to the FitzPatrick Cancer Center, 75 Beekman Street, 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 Mary Gero, please visit www.hamiltonfuneralhome.com.

1
Text Only | Photo Reprints
Obituaries
  • 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

  • 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

Death Notices