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.
APA to review former Finch, Pruyn land use
Environmental and economic impact both considered in Essex Chain classification plan.
Economics factor in land classification
APA review finds high unemployment rates, wintertime lag in tourism.
United Way launches Disaster Preparedness Program
Numerous nonprofit organizations and government agencies from across the region will work closely together to coordinate volunteers for disaster-specific situations.
Tasers used to subdue two
At an Altona residence, brothers Wayne A. Graves Jr. and Evan M. Graves got confrontational with state troopers, police say.
City council restores some library funding
But final budget package won't be complete until new Plattsburgh Council takes over next year.
School, county in talks over site
Plans are moving forward for Malone Central School District to acquire the former deaf-school buildings at the corner of State Street and College Avenue from Franklin County.
Local student to address graduates
SUNY Plattsburgh Winter Commencement coming up.
Local Christmas tree sales strong
Heather Wright and Rob Boire cut down the tree of their choice at a farm in West Chazy.
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