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Freida A. Santimaw Lovely

Graveside services for Freida Alberta Santimaw Lovely, age 94, of Ogdensburg, NY, will be held on Saturday, August 4, 2018, at 11:00AM at Hermon Cemetery with Laura Greenwood officiating. A Celebration of Life will follow at Freida’s home at 1129 Washington Street in Ogdensburg, all floral arrangements may be sent to that address. Arrangements are under the care and direction of Frary Funeral Home, Ogdensburg. Mrs. Lovely passed away at her home on Sunday, July 8, 2018, surrounded by her loving family.

Freida is survived by two daughters, Brenda Laplante and Jacqueline Madden, both of Ogdensburg; and three sons, Christopher, David and Scott Lovely, all of Ogdensburg; a son-in-law, Eben St. Germain, Sr.; seven grandchildren, John St. Germain, Eben St. Germain, Jr., Christine Madden, William Daugherty, Darren St. Germain, Nicole Lovely and William Lovely; eighteen great grandchildren, one great great grandchild and many nieces, nephews and cousins. Freida is predeceased by two daughters, Carol St. Germain in 2013 and Mabel E. Daugherty in 2017; a son, Allen Frederick Lovely, in infancy and four brothers, Leroy, Howard, Frederick, Lawrence and George Santimaw and seven sisters, Isabel, Blanche, Ada, Laura, Ethel, Hazel and Florence.

Freida was born on April 1, 1924, in Potsdam, NY the daughter of Frederick and Electa Planty Santimaw. She attended local schools. Freida married Henry Allen Lovely on September 30, 1947, in Potsdam, NY, with Rev. Mr. Roy officiating. He predeceased her on May 16, 1976. Freida lived through the Great Depression and World War II where she lost her “favorite” brother, Leroy, who was killed in action while fighting the Germans in Normandy after storming Omaha Beach nine days earlier. Mrs. Lovely worked at United Helpers for over thirty years as a nurse’s aide.

Donations may be made in Freida’s memory to the St. Lawrence Valley Chapter of SPCA, PO BOX 594, Ogdensburg, NY 13669.

11 Comments

  • Carol Edwards Posted July 10, 2018 2:32 PM

    Rest in Peace beautiful lady, you have always been and always be momma Freida to me♥

  • Ellie O’Reilly Posted July 10, 2018 2:45 PM

    Thoughts and prayers to your families, thinking of you all.

  • Cheryl Read Mandigo Posted July 10, 2018 4:42 PM

    My love and prayers to all of you. She was a great lady.

  • William Lovely Posted July 10, 2018 9:54 PM

    Grandma. I Mss you so much right now its tearing me apart. Gram you always treated me like a son. I will always love and care for you. I know that your in a better place now and in no more pain. Love always

  • William F. Daugherty Posted July 11, 2018 8:29 AM

    I have wonderful memories of Freida. She was a good mother and a good mother in law. Rest in Peace.God bless the family.

  • Deborah Bouchey & Family Posted July 11, 2018 11:23 AM

    Thoughts and prayers to the family, may your memories keep her forever in your hearts. R.I.P.

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  • Richard & Goldie Waldo Posted July 12, 2018 7:01 PM

    The last of a great family! Rest In Peace. Know you were loved.
    Dick & Goldie

  • Jay and Rena Rolfe Posted July 12, 2018 7:11 PM

    Soar with the Angels Aunt Freida. Love you always. Condolences to all the family for their loss.

    Rena( Lovely ) and Jay Rolfe

  • Bob Lesperance Posted July 13, 2018 9:59 AM

    I worked with Freida at UH until her retirement. She was every bit a lady and went about her work quietly and efficiently which made her a resident favorite. She loved her work and instilled,that sense of pride in being a caregiver into her daughters. Rest peacefully Freida.

  • David LaFave Posted July 13, 2018 5:33 PM

    Chris and the entire Lovely family, I’m so sorry for your loss of your mother. She was a great lady and I remember her well from being around the neighborhood when we were younger. If the Lord ever sent Angels from heaven, then Freida was one of the Angels. This lovely lady always had a big smile on her face and treated all the youngsters in the neighborhood like they were her own. May you RIP Mrs. Lovely and God Bless a lovely lady.

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