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Donna Stowell

Funeral services for Donna Stowell, age 68, of Albany Ave., Ogdensburg, will be held on Wednesday, June 10, 2009, at 1:30 p.m. at St. Mary’s Cathedral with Rev. Terry Lavalley officiating. Calling hours will be held on Monday evening from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. and on Tuesday from 2:00 to 4:00 and 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. at Frary Funeral Home. Mrs. Stowell passed away on Sunday, June 07, 2009, at her home.

Mrs. Stowell is survived by two daughters, Carrie Sherman of Tonawanda, and Karen Stowell of Ogdensburg; four sons, Steve Stowell of Chicago, Robert Stowell of Rensselaer Falls, Wayne Stowell and his wife Virginia of Austin, Texas, and Thomas Fitzgerald of Arizona; one brother, Donald and Connie Powers of Massena; five grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. She was predeceased by one sister, Marie Ferguson.

Mrs. Stowell was born on December 27, 1940 in Ogdensburg the daughter of Thomas and Carrie LaRock Powers. She attended local schools. She was part owner of Buck’s Place in Rensselaer Falls. At one time she took care of the elderly; she was also a housekeeper for many homes and businesses in the North Country.

She was well known for her homemade jam. She was also well known for helping others in need, or helping set up jamborees for others who were down on their luck. She enjoyed crafts, going to Bingo, and having coffee with her many friends.

Donations may be made in her memory to the American Cancer Society, American Heart Association, or to the charity of one’s choice.

4 Condolences

  • Christella Gutierrez Posted June 8, 2009 1:04 PM

    Your family will be in our prayer and in our thoughts.

    Thanks,
    Christella Gutierrez

  • Rosemary Knowlton Posted June 8, 2009 10:32 PM

    Bob and Family, I am so sorry to read of your mother’s death. I remember her and Buck well. Please know that I think of you often and may you find peace and comfort in knowing your mom is in God’s eternal care. Rosemary Knowlton

  • The Guzman Family Posted June 9, 2009 2:12 PM

    Wayne, Virginia, Crystal and TJ

    You are all in our prayers. Wish we could be there with you, but know that we are here for you when you return. She is in our prayers and we had mass said for her on Sunday, 7 June 09 before we heard of her passing.

    God Bless – Love Thom, Helen, Liz, Kyrie and Tommy

  • Debbie FitzGerald Posted June 9, 2009 3:38 PM

    Sorry to hear of your loss. Donna will be in my prayers.

    Aunt Debbie

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