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Daniel R. Cordick

Daniel R. Cordick, of 944 Elizabeth Street, Ogdensburg, NY, passed away on Monday, October 26, 2015, at Claxton Hepburn Medical Center.

He was born on November 25, 1921, in Plattsburgh, NY, to the late Daniel J. and Charlotte (Sears) Cordick. Daniel graduated from Plattsburgh High School in 1939. He served 3 years with the Army Corp. of Engineers, 1942-1945. Daniel married Leila Peltier, June 14, 1947. He was employed by the St. Lawrence Psychiatric Center as a Principal Stores Clerk, retiring in 1976 after 35 years of service.

Daniel was predeceased by his sister, Mary, of Plattsburgh, NY. He is survived by his wife, Leila; a son, John (Mary) Cordick, of Sherburne, NY; a daughter, Sandra (Graham) Daniel, of Syracuse, NY; two sisters, Charlotte, of Matteson, IL and Olive Eldridge, of Kennebunkport, ME and their children and grandchildren and several cousins. Daniel was an avid fisherman, hunter and woodworker. He also enjoyed playing the slot machine.

There will be no calling hours. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to your favorite charity.

16 Condolences

  • Sheila and struan Lemke Posted October 26, 2015 4:50 PM

    Dear Leila, Sandy and John,
    We feel badly, but know how ill Dan was. Your all in our hearts and prayers. Our love to you all.

  • Janice Sargent Posted October 27, 2015 6:44 AM

    Leila, John and Sandy, please accept our heartfelt condolences. We will miss seeing Dan in the neighborhood and at the casino. He was always ready for a chat and some laughter!! RIP Dan!! Sincerely, Dick and Jan Sargent

  • Wally and Carol Borner Posted October 27, 2015 6:51 AM

    Aunt Leila, John and Sandy.
    Our heartfelt condolences for the loss of a Great Uncle. Loved to sit and listen to his stories. Will miss his ruddy red face and beautiful sense of humor. God bless, you are in our prayers.

  • Andrew & Ramona Kennedy Posted October 27, 2015 7:11 PM

    We are very sorry for your loss of Dan. I know he will be missed. Dan was a wonderful neighbor to us for many years. Thinking of all of you.

  • Dick & Mildred Dillenbeck Posted October 27, 2015 7:39 PM

    We’ve been neighbors for 68 years where did the time go? And now Dan has gone to a new place and we know he will now rest in Peace. Leila, Sandy and John please know you are all in our prayers and let us know if we can help you in any way. GOD BLESS.

  • Alissa (Armstrong) Baker Posted October 28, 2015 5:33 AM

    Sending our heartfelt condolences from our family to yours ❤️ Dan was a great neighbor even when he thought it was funny to sit on his porch and play the ice cream truck music, only to sit there by himself keeping a straight face while all of us neighborhood kids ran home to get money for the ice cream truck to be long gone…. Actually it never entered the neighborhood Dan the Man was at it again, he had a recording and played it loud enough to fool us kids. That’s just one fond memory of him I will always hold tight, rest easy my ol pal. Enjoy some laughs with Pa, he’s the one that red faced choking from laughter told me your tricks of the trade 🙂

  • Lori Trotter McElhearn Posted October 28, 2015 6:57 AM

    I am so sorry for your loss. I remember Mr. Cordick with great fondness while growing up in the neighborhood. He always had a smile and was quick with a story. Although I hadn’t seen him in several years, he will be missed.

  • Ronald Sharpe Posted October 28, 2015 7:56 AM

    Leila,Sandy and John my condolences go out to you. Dan was my first and only boss that showed myself about dealing with people. He was kind,but firm. He was always there to help me out. He will be missed by all who knew him.

  • Craig and Catherine Borner Posted October 28, 2015 9:26 AM

    Catherine and I are sorry to hear of Uncle Dan’s death. I always enjoyed visiting over the years and fishing, going to the farm, and just sitting out in the “back room”and talking. When Catherine met uncle Dan she pretty quickly figured out he was a character with quite a sense of humor and a good storyteller. We’ll miss you uncle Dan, and I hope you are having a blast, wherever you are!
    Craig and Catherine

  • Kevin and Donna Brennan Posted October 28, 2015 11:11 AM

    Sandy and Family,
    So very sorry to hear of your father’s passing. Our thoughts and prayers are with you at this difficult time.
    Kevin and Donna Brennan

  • Brenda Armstrong Merritt Posted October 28, 2015 6:35 PM

    Leila and family,
    I am so sorry to hear of Dan’s passing. My thoughts and prayers are with you all at this difficult time. May you find comfort in knowing that Dan was loved by so many people.
    With my deepest sympathy,

  • Eric Drayse Posted October 29, 2015 12:46 AM

    Mrs Cordick and family – I am very sorry to here of Danny’s passing as we affectionately called him as our very and certainly one of the most industrious of our fine nieghbours over the years , ever and always willing to lend a hand or some preaty good advise to one of our many projects as our young family set off to make the best of it just across the lane from Good ol Dan starting in 1966 when we moved to the property . his light hearted humor will be missed but not forgotten – ” hey what are ya doing ” he would call across and wait for my answer -I would be told another good storie , or learn how to do something better like the time I needed to fillet a good pike I had – Danny not only cut it up for me but gave me a printed sheet on it lest I forget – Very Sincerly Yours Eric Drayse

  • Wendy Flood Posted October 29, 2015 10:16 AM

    Leila, Sandy and John,
    I am so very sorry to hear of Dan’s passing. Whenever I saw him he had a big smile and asked about the family. My thoughts and prayers go out to you during this difficult time. Wendy (Trotter) Flood

  • Bob & Sue McGrath Posted November 3, 2015 7:08 AM

    Leila, Bob and I will always remember the fun we had at your Christmas parties. They were the best times. You and Dan welcomed us into the neighborhood with open arms. I still have my book that you made us with your beautiful poems and Ginger (the Dog) graduation picture. Dan always teased me about yelling “KATY”. He will be missed. He was a great man.

  • Joyce Kelso Posted November 5, 2015 5:57 PM

    Leila, I was so sorry to read about Dan’s passing. He was certainly a ray of sunshine every time we ran into each other.Both you and he will be in my prayers. I’m sure he is spreading his sunshine up there.

    Love and prayers,

    Joyce Kelso

  • Father Fish Posted November 8, 2015 6:57 PM

    Daniel will be remembered in all my prayers. I will sure miss seeing him at the Casino. H e was always a joy & I am honored to have known him. Thoughts & prayers from Father Alfred Henry Fish.

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