DROLLETTE - Funeral Services for Francis M. Drollette, lifelong resident of Dannemora and Chazy Lake, who died Saturday, June 29, 2013, was held at 11 a.m., Wednesday July 3, at St. Joseph's Church in Dannemora. Rev. Donald Kramberg, Pastor, celebrated a Mass of Christian burial. Alter servers were Gabriel and Schuler Gratto, Eucharistic minister was Bert Pombrio. Abby Betts and Alaina Millard placed the pall. Jessica Norris and Blake Millard did readings. The gifts were presented by Tammi Vaughan and Linda Tripp. Words of remembrance were by Amy and Matt Millard. Music was provided by Mary Ann Lawliss. Pallbearers were William Tripp, Tom Tripp, Rob Tripp and Gary Vaughan. Burial was in St. Joseph's Cemetery, where Rev. Kramberg recited committal prayers. The U.S. Coast Guard and the American Legion provided full military honors. Arrangements are in care of the R.W. Walker Funeral Home, 69 Court St. Plattsburgh, 563-1760. Online condolences may be made to www.rwwalk erfh.com.
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Kayak Shack owners open new location
Adirondack Coast Paddleboard Company is at 498 Route 3 next to Champlain National Bank in the Town of Plattsburgh.
Raymond Thatcher dies after heart surgery
Well-known and much respected, the Ticonderoga man was Essex County Emergency Services director from 1990 to 2008.
Moriah Center fire still probed
Fire investigators have wrapped up the on-site investigation of the fatal house fire in Moriah Center.
County public hearing on proposed budget mild
Clinton County legislators are set to approve spending plan at their next meeting.
New trails open at Fort Ti
Visitors to Fort Ticonderoga can now hike and canoe the national historic landmark's grounds and waterways.
Of Interest: June 29, 2013
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Christmas comes to AuSable Forks
Many holiday activities today lead up to the tree lighting in Clock Park.
Stafford Middle School hosts Grandparents' Day
Students welcomed their grandfathers and grandmothers to share snacks, pose for photos and hear poetry written especially for them.
Of Interest: Dec. 7, 2013
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