May 16, 2014

Donna J. Castine

November 26, 1953 - May 14, 2014

PLATTSBURGH — Donna J. Castine, 60, of CV Way passed away Wednesday, May 14, 2014, at Essex County Center for Rehabilitation. She was born in Plattsburgh Nov. 26, 1953, a daughter of the late William and Margaret (Cardin) Castine

Donna will be sorely missed. Her favorite pastime was enjoying the company of her beloved family and friends, especially her pride and joy, her granddaughter, Sylvia Margaret.

Donna is predeceased by her parents; six brothers, Harold Castine, Francis Castine, Stanley Castine, Bobby Castine, Danny Castine and Michael Garceau; one sister, Peggy Castine; three sisters-in-law, Lillian Castine, Carol Castine and Pat Garceau; and two brothers-in-law, Gerald Hart and Maurice Trombley.

Donna is survived by her companion of 10 years, Cornelius Sampson of Plattsburgh; her daughter, Amanda (Clark) Carter and husband Adam of Plattsburgh; her son, SSG David Clark and wife Paige of Fort Drum, N.Y.; her granddaughter, Sylvia Carter; her five sisters, Gloria Hart, Carol Castine, Betty Emery and husband Donald, Barbara Peete and husband Gerald and Theresa Trombley; her nine brothers, Donald Castine and wife Georgianna, Kenneth Castine and wife Kaping, Gerald Castine and wife Lorraine, Wendell Castine and wife Emily, Wayne Castine and wife Pauline, William Castine and wife Theresa, John Castine, Robert Garceau and wife Penny and Henry Garceau and wife Connie; her three sisters-in-law, Beatrice Castine, Viola Castine and Linda Castine and several nieces, nephews and friends.

At Donna's request, there will be no calling hours. A Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated at 12 p.m. on Saturday, May 17, at St. Mary's Church, 86 Church Street in Champlain.

Arrangements are in the care of Ross Funeral Home, 2586 Route 11, Mooers, NY. To share an online condolence please visit

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