Funeral services for Edward Gagnon, age 61, of 900 Lake
Street, Ogdensburg, will be held on Saturday, September 20, 2008 at 10:00 a.m.
at Notre Dame Church with Rev. F. James Shurtleff officiating. Burial
will be in Pine Hill Cemetery. Calling
hours will be held on Friday from 2:00 to 4:00 and 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. at Frary
Funeral Home. Mr. Gagnon passed away
September 16, 2008 at Fletcher Allen Medical Center in Burlington, VT.
Mr. Gagnon is survived by his wife, Sue Ellen; his mother,
Alice Nicholas, of Gouverneur; six daughters, Bobbi Jo Gagnon of Ogdensburg,
Paula Gagnon and her fiancé, Brent Mourick, of Morristown, Margaret Gagnon of
Syracuse, Nancy Dulmage and her husband, Michael, of Morristown, Sherry Jones
and her companion, Joe Delino, of Syracuse, Amy Raven and her husband, Rich, of
Ogdensburg; two sons, William of Ogdensburg and Edward Gagnon, Jr. and his
companion, Jean Shaver, also of Ogdensburg; six brothers, Edgar (“Butch”)
Gagnon of Phoenix, Arizona, Ronald Nicholas and his wife, Kathleen, of
Gouverneur, John Nicholas and his wife, Sherrie, of McKee, TX, Antonio Nicholas
and his wife, Luba, of Seattle, WA, Richard Nicholas and Kenny Nicholas, both
of Gouverneur; three sisters, Shirley Horton of Ogdensburg, Pauline Woods and
her husband, Ronald, of Gouverneur, Kathy Knowlton and her husband, Michael, of
Gouverneur; three stepchildren, Jeffrey, James and John Ward all of Ogdensburg;
several grandchildren and several great grandchildren.
Mr. Gagnon was born in Ogdensburg on April 15, 1947, the son
of William and Alice LeMay Gagnon. He
attended St. Mary’s Schools. He first
married Betty Lou Simmons on December 16, 1966 at the Wesleyan Methodist
Church. That marriage ended in
divorce. He then married Sue Ellen
Nichols on July 14, 1979 at the United Methodist Church in Ogdensburg with Rev.
Martin Ayer officiating. Mr. Gagnon
first worked for St. Joe’s Mine in Belmont, NY.
He later became the manager of the Edge of Town Garage in
Ogdensburg. He later went to work for
Steve Trimm as truck driver. Mr. Gagnon
enjoyed spending time with his friends, bowling, playing pool, horseshoes and
darts and fishing, camping and hunting.