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Frances E. Downey


Funeral services for Frances E. Downey, age 82, of 35 Riverside Drive, Canton, will be held on Wednesday, June 13, 2011 at St. Mary’s Cathedral at 11:30 a.m. with Rev. F. James Shurtleff officiating. Interment will be in Foxwood Memorial Park. Calling hours will be held on Tuesday, June 12, 2012 at Frary Funeral Home from 4:00 to 6:00 p.m. Mrs. Downey passed away on June 11, 2012 at Claxton Hepburn Medical Center.

Mrs. Downey is survived by one daughter, Deborah St Germain of Canton; two grandchildren, Missy and Steven St. Germain; two sisters, Donna Dominie of Lisbon and Doris Pinkerton of Ogdensburg and several nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by two brothers, John and Robert Osgood.

Mrs. Downey was born on October 6, 1929 in Ogdensburg, the daughter of John and Dorabell Fisher Osgood. She graduated from Ogdensburg Free Academy in 1947. She married Francis E. Downey on January 31, 1949 at Notre Dame Church with Rev. A. D. Charbonneau officiating. Mr. Downey passed away in 1999. She first worked for J.J. Newberry and later ran Downey’s Market with her husband for 47 years.

Mrs. Downey enjoyed bowling and visiting with customers at Downey’s Market.

Donations may be made in her memory to the St. Lawrence SPCA.

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