LOWVILLE - Elaine Boshart, formerly of Turin died on Thursday evening, April 11th at Lewis County Residential Health Care Facility.
Mrs. Boshart was born on January 12, 1934 in Lowville, NY. She is the daughter of the late Elwin and Florence Rowell of Glenfield. She graduated from General Martin Central School where she participated in many school activities: cheerleading, band, chorus, student council, etc. She also developed an early love of sports that became a large part of the rest of her life.
She married Robert R. Boshart of Turin, on May 10, 1954 at the Glenfield Methodist Church. After a stint in the army, she and her husband owned and operated a dairy farm in Turin for many years. Robert died on Saturday, December 17, 2005.
Elaine was very involved with the Glenfield Methodist Church and taught Sunday School there for over 25 years. She had a real love for the children of the church and was very fond of them all through the rest of her life.
Elaine was known for always being active, and she and husband Bob loved square dancing. Elaine also later became an avid contra-dancer. She was a fan of downhill skiing and many other outdoor sports, including hiking, canoeing, cross country skiing, and white-water kayaking. She was a proud member of the Adirondack 46ers and had committed to qualifying for membership in record time. She participated in organized events like the Adirondack 90 Mile Canoe Classic, the Tughill Tourathon Cross Country race and many different triathlons and races. She was a lifeguard at the Rome YMCA and enjoyed participating in Synchronized swimming there. Elaine loved to travel, explore the world and meet new people - no one she met was a stranger for very long.
She is survived by her two children and spouses, Sharon B. (Michael E.) Stewart of Turin; Michael R. (Anna M. Hikoyeda) Boshart of Seattle, WA; her grandsons, Derek (Wendy Markham) Stewart and Collin Stewart, great grandchildren, Jonathan and Kellie Stewart.
Elaine is predeceased by her daughter, Bethany Ann Yauchzy, and granddaughter Kelly Ann.
A “Celebration of her Life” service will be at the Glenfield United Methodist Church at 11:00 A.M. on April 27th, with cake and ice cream to follow. (She LOVED ice cream!) Burial will be at 1:00 P.M. at the Turin Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Glenfield Methodist Church, Turin Fire Department or Lewis County Hospice
COPENHAGEN - Richard Goutermout, 71, of the town of Pinckney, died on Saturday, April 20, 2019 at Carthage Area Hospital.
Richard was born on December 19, 1947 in Lowville the son of the late Gardner C. and Dorothy Jane (Birchenough) Goutermout. Dick graduated from Lowville Academy and Central School in 1965. He joined the U.S. Army serving in Vietnam and was honorably discharged as a sergeant. He married Linda J. Years on August 9, 2003 at the family reunion at Sid Goutermout’s camp with Justice of the Peace, Terry Brownell officiating.
Richard worked construction as a heavy equipment operator “dozer” for Tug Hill Construction for 24 years and retired from Lancaster Construction.
He was a life member of Lewis County Memorial Post #6912 V.F.W. He loved going to Sid’s camp, hunting, fishing and the Green Bay Packers.
Dick is survived by his wife, Linda, his daughter, Lisa K. Goutermout; his step children, Janeen Tate and Jim Smith; six grandchildren, Megan Tate, Jeffrey Jr., Jori, Jayli, Jacob, and Ethan; and several cousins.
Richard is predeceased by his brother, David Goutermout and his step-son, Jeff Hulbert.
Calling hours for family and friends will be on Wednesday, April 24 from 6 to 8:00 P.M. at Sundquist Funeral Home. His funeral will be on Thursday, April 25th at 11:00 A.M. at the funeral home with Rev. Mr. Ronald Gingerich, Deacon officiating. Military burial will be in Ss. Peter & Paul Cemetery, New Boston
LOWVILLE - David C. “Dee” Dunn, 66, of the town of Watson died Saturday evening, April 13, 2019 at Lewis County General Hospital with his family at his side.
David, the son of the late Victor C. "Red" and Beatrice A. (LaQuay) Dunn, was born on April 21, 1952 in Lowville. He graduated from South Lewis High School in 1971. He married Marianne Hitchcock on December 27, 1986 at St. Peter's Catholic Church with Rev. Bernard H. Christman officiating.
Dee worked in the kitchen of The Arc, Oneida-Lewis Chapter in Turin. He retired from Lowville Farmers Co-op where he worked as a sales associate, delivery driver, and yardman for the building supplies department.
He is survived by his loving wife, Marianne and their daughter Heather; several nieces and nephews including Gavin Cherry; his five sisters: Charlotte (Warren) Levensailor Jr., Ella (Mark) Hawk, Cynthia Spann, Darlene Drake and Rose Devoe; and the Hitchcock clan including Amy (Sam) See, David (Catherine) Hitchcock, Cathy McNamara, Mark (Leah) Hitchcock, and LucyJo Tuttle.
David is predeceased by his two sisters, Jean M. Dunn, who died in infancy, and Aimee Salmon.
Dee was an avid bowler, competing at Lewis Lanes in many leagues. He enjoyed collecting knives. He was taught how to cook chicken from his father. He loved baking and sharing his cookies with everyone. His biggest joy was spending time with his daughter and being the best uncle to his nieces and nephews.
Calling hours for family and friends will be held on Tuesday, April 16 from 4:00 to 7:00 P.M. at Sundquist Funeral Home. A funeral will be held on Wednesday, April 17 at 11:00 A.M. at the funeral home with Rev. Ed Murphy, Rector officiating. Burial will be in Beaches Bridge Cemetery following the funeral.
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