BENNETT - A Mass of Christian burial was concelebrated Friday, Feb. 15, 2013, from St. Peter's Church in Plattsburgh, for Melvin E. "Mel" Bennett Sr., 87, of Bushey Blvd., Platts burgh, who died Saturday, Feb. 9, at the CVPH Medical Cen ter, with his family by his side. Rev. William G. Reamer, Pas tor of Our Lady of Victory Church and Chaplain of CVPH Medical Center in Plattsburgh, celebrated the Mass. Msg. Dennis Duprey, Rev. Patrick Mundy, J. Roger McGuinness, Rev. Scott Seymour, Rev. Bill Edwards and Rev. Gilbert Boisvert concelebrated the Mass, assisted by Deacon Mark Bennett and Deacon Ty Rabideau. Altar servers were Veroni ca Matott, Joseph Swinyer and Dan Shusda. Organist was George Shnob. Soloist was Mitch Willett. Helen Bodnar, Lynne Lowe, Janice Butler, Guy Bennett and Warren Ben nett, his children, placed the pall. His granddaughter, Kathy Barcomb read a poem "Safely Home". Helen Bodnar, Lynn Lowe and Janice Butler, his daughters, presented the gifts. Pallbearers were his grandsons Ryan Bennett, Michael Ben nett, Joseph Andreacci, Harold VanWeort, Jimmy VanWeort, and sons Guy Bennett and Warren Bennett. Arrangements were entrusted to his son and grandsons at the Brown Funer al Home, 29 Broad Street, Plattsburgh, NY 12901 (518) 561-3980. Online condolences and memorial candles may be offered at www.brownfuneral homeinc.com
- Athletes set for 16th edition of Ironman Lake Placid The professionals will get started at 6:20 a.m. with the age-group athletes will begin at 6:30 a.m. using a rolling start during Saturday's Ironman Lake Placid.
Police: Pickup clocked at 80 mph before double fatal
Authorities say Trevor J. Sisto showed no remorse after leading police on chase in Lake Placid, North Elba, ending in death of Potsdam couple.
DA: Trombly manslaughter case not over
Awaiting new trial date from Clinton County Court after mistrial declared Friday.
Ironman draws nearly 20,000 to Lake Placid
A record crowd expected, 3,300 volunteers are ready, and five captains earn Ironman grants for charity.
Natural-gas service to expand in Town of Plattsburgh
Public Service Commission gave OK; details yet to come.
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
Take a brief look at news of note around the North Country.
Doheny endorses Stefanik
Still on Independence ballot but won't campaign for 21st Congressional District seat against Republican who defeated him in primary.
Four arrested on heroin, cocaine charges
All accused of felonies, arraigned and sent to Clinton County Jail.
Minerva man charged with sex abuse
William C. Smith, 47, worked as a custodian and bus driver at Minerva Central School.
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