DERBY - A funeral service for Geneva Derby, 94, of Lake Shore Road, Plattsburgh, who passed away Friday, March 22, 2013, was held on Monday at St. Augustine's Church in Peru. A Mass of Christian burial was celebrated by Rev. Alan Shnob, pastor, assisted by altar servers Allen Dixon, Larry Ewald and Robert Herforth. The pall was placed by her niece, Janice Layton and her son-in-law, Jim Sherman. A bible and crucifix was place on the casket by her son, Donald Derby and his companion, Valerie Blaine. Gifts were presented by Donald Derby and Valerie Blaine. Remarks of Remembrance were presented by Jim Sherman. Organist was Lynn Wilke, soloist was Elizabeth Churchill and Bag Piper was James Godfrey. Pall bearers were James Godfrey, Thomas Golden, Paul Kirby, Roger Garrow, David Lawliss, and Winston Lawliss. Burial will take place in the spring in Schuyler Falls Cemetery. Arrangements are being handled by the R.W. Walker Funeral Home, 69 Court Street, Plattsburgh.
Social Services housing detective suggested
Moriah Supervisor Thomas Scozzafava prompted discussion among Essex County Board of Supervisors members, saying many rentals occupied by public-assistance clients are unsafe.
Laurentian eyes PARC property
The company has a purchase option on the former flight-simulator building owned by Plattsburgh Airbase Redevelopment Corp.
IRS: Lawyer hid millions
Stanley Cohen, who tried cases in Franklin County, will be sentenced to federal prison in August.
PSU tackles traffic-safety problem
The Crosswalk Safety Traffic Enforcement Program aims to educate both motorists and pedestrians in the vicinity of SUNY Plattsburgh.
Local makes return one year after Boston Marathon tragedy
Mary Duprey was three blocks away when the first blast rocked Boston.
Questions linger year after Boston Marathon bombs
Rouses Point woman will compete in race again this year.
Essex County names new deputy counsel
Michael Gallant, who held the positions for many years, has retired.
Energy officials promote digging safely
Excavators must dial 811 to check for utility lines near work sites.
Events planned for spring break
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