Funeral services for Irving E. Small, age 77, formerly of Washington Street, Ogdensburg, will be held at 6:00 p.m. on Monday, September 15, 2008 at Frary Funeral Home with Walter Smith officiating. Calling hours will be held on Monday from 1:00 to 3:00 and 4:00 to 6:00 p.m. Mr. Small passed away Friday evening, September 12, 2008 at United Helpers Nursing Home in Canton.
Mr. Small is survived by his wife, Betty; one son, Mark and
his companion, Cindy, of Ogdensburg; one daughter, Donna Mills and her husband,
Ronald, of Ogdensburg; one brother, Raymond Jock; three sisters, Minerva
Charleton and Dorothy Charleton, both of Ogdensburg, and Beverly Little of
Pennsylvania; seven grandchildren and ten great grandchildren. He is predeceased by one son, Patrick Small
on April 17, 1972.
Mr. Small was born in Potsdam on July 26, 1931, the son of
Delia Jock. In his younger years, Mr.
Small worked on a farm. He married Betty
J. Rye on May 21, 1955 in Lisbon with Justice of the Peace, Ralph Moore,
officiating. He worked for Harold McAdam
and Don Trimm doing auto body work. For
many years he owned and operated his own shop, Red’s Body Shop, on the Linden
Road. He retired in 2002. He enjoyed bowling, fishing, gardening and auto
body work. He loved his dogs, Jade,
Buffy and Sport.
Donations may be made in his memory to the Richard E. Winter
Cancer Treatment Center.