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LOWVILLE – Mary Louise Vantran, Mary Lou’s memorial service will be on Saturday, May 6, 2017 at 12:00 Noon at the Lowville United Methodist Church with Rev. David B. Herrmann, Pastor officiating. Burial will follow in Beaches Bridge Cemetery.

Mary Louise Vantran, 56, of late a resident of Focus Rehabilitation & Nursing Center of Utica, died on Thursday, December 22, 2016.

Mary Lou was born in Lowville on July 11, 1960 the daughter of the late Stanley E. and Gene E. (Sprague) Vantran, where she graduated from Lowville Academy and Central School. She worked with her father after high school for a short period before becoming a nurse’s aide at Lewis County General Hospital. She also worked at a nearby adult home, before briefly attending Paul Smith’s culinary arts program.

She was a member of the Lowville United Methodist Church, and the First United Methodist Church in Watertown where she resided later in life. She appreciated the opportunity to travel as a youth with the Girl Scouts, and later as an adult on a trip to Holland to visit friends there. She enjoyed crocheting and puzzles, but she truly loved flowers & cooking for herself and others.

Mary Lou is gratefully remembered for her kindness to all who knew her by her surviving brother and sister-in-law, John and Kimberly Vantran, and her four nephews: Ben, Luke, Matt, and Jack Vantran, all of Parkton, MD.

Online condolences may be shared at www.sundquistfh.com


Laura B. Cavanaugh

Constableville - Relatives and friends are invited to attend a Mass of Christian Burial, for Mrs. Laura B. Cavanaugh, on Friday, May 5, 2017, at 10:00 A.M. at St. Mary's Church, Constableville, where Rev. Lawrence Marullo, pastor, will officiate.  Interment will follow in St. Patrick's Cemetery, Constableville.

Following the servies all are cordinally invited to attend a luncheon at the Sullivan Family Farm on High Market Road, Constableville.  Mrs. Cavanaugh, a longtime resident of Highmarket Road, and widow of Wililam "Bill" Cavanaugh, passed away at her residence on March 7, 2017.  Her arrangements are in care of Trainor Funeral Home, Inc. Boonville.

Don Robinson

Port Leyden:  Graveside services for Don Robinson with full military honors with Charles J Love Post American Legion, Harland J Hennessey Post VFW and Tun Tavern Marine Corp League and Deacon James Chaufty, officiating, will be May 6 at 12 Noon in Calvary Cemetery in Port Leyden.

A luncheon will be held immediatlely following the service at the Port Leyden Fire Hall and food may be dropped off after 9:00 A.M.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in his memory to the Port Leyden Fire Dept.

The Callaghan Funeral Home, LLC, Port Leyden is entrusted with the arrangements.

Kenneth W. Vigus

March 13, 1947 to March 25, 2017

Boonville- Kenneth W. Vigus, 70, of Pine Lane, husband of Rhonda, passed away at St. Luke’s Memorial Hospital, New Hartford, on Saturday, March 25, 2017, after a courageous and hard fought battle with leukemia. For many years, Ken and Rhonda were residents of Schuyler St. before moving to Pine Lane in 2013.

Visitation hours will be at Trainor Funeral Home, Inc. 143 Schuyler St. Boonville, on Saturday, May 6, 2017, from 11:00 A.M. until 1:00 P.M., where a Memorial Service will be held immediately after. Interment will follow in Boonville Cemetery, where members of Charles J. Love Post American Legion, Harland J. Hennessey Post V.F.W. and Tun Tavern Marine Corps League will provide Military Honors. Memorial contributions may be made to The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, CNY Chapter, 401 North Salina St. Syracuse, NY 13203.

Contributions of food may be taken to the Charles J. Love Post American legion on Schuyler St. Boonville, on Saturday morning.

For an on-line message of sympathy, please go to www.trainorfuneralhome.com

George B. Hubbard

December 13, 1927 to April 29, 2017

~~Port Leyden- George B. Hubbard, 89, of Canal St. husband of the late Vivian, passed away at his home, while surrounded by the loving care of his family and Hospice, on Saturday, April 29, 2017.

He was born in the Town of Lyonsdale, on December 13, 1927, a son of Guy and Naomi Tuttle Hubbard. He grew up on the Rumble Road, Lyonsdale and received his education at a rural school. He was first employed for the Town of Leyden Highway Department as a snow plow operator. For twenty five years, Mr. Hubbard was employed in plant maintenance and as a machine operator, retiring in 1987. Thereafter he was employed at Lewis County Forestry Service.

On December 29, 1949, George was united in marriage with Vivan Knapp, in the Town of Lyonsdale. Later the couple moved to Canal St. Port Leyden, where George had since lived. Mrs. Hubbard passed away on November 24, 1975.

Mr. Hubbard attended Calvary Bible Church, Greig and he greatly enjoyed spending time with his grandchildren.

George is survived by his children; Kathleen M. Flint, Lowville; Terry L. Hubbard, Port Leyden, Wayne (Kathy) Hubbard, Martinsburg, Kevin J. Hubbard, Gloversville, Tracy L. Elliott, Lowville, and Mark A. (Lyndsey) Hubbard, Boones, Mill, VA; and by thirty grandchildren and thirty four great grandchildren. At the present time George was joyfully anticipating the birth of another great grandchild and a great great grandchild. He was predeceased by a son, Bernard Guy Hubbard, and by two daughters; Gloria Rose Hubbard and Cassie Mae Johnson. The last of his family, Mr. Hubbard was predeceased by his siblings; Harold Hubbard, Bob Hubbard, Lois Gydesen and Anna Outtrim.

His family wishes to express a heartfelt note of thanks and appreciation to Drs. Gary Engels and Martha Lynn Pisaniello, of the South Lewis Health Center, Kinney Drugs of Lowville and the Staff of Lewis County General Hospital, Lewis County Hospice, Mary Ann Kingston, and Lisa Wadsworth Bates, Carl’s Auto, The Weber family, Anna Mae Hubbard, Pastor James Jenkins and all of the friends and family who assisted George.

His Funeral will be Tuesday, at 1:00 P.M. at Calvary Bible Church, Sweeney Road, Greig, where Pastor James Jenkins, will officiate. Interment will be in Port Leyden Cemetery. Calling hours are at the church, on Tuesday from 11:00 A.M. until the service. Memorial contributions may be made to Calvary Bible Church, or to Friends of Lewis County Hospice, Inc. P.O. Box 266, Lowville, NY 13367.

To leave an on-line message of sympathy, please go to www.trainorfuneralhome.com

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