services for Marie Sholette, age 68, of Ogdensburg will be held on Saturday
(April 4, 2009) at 1:00 p.m. at Notre Dame Church with Rev. F. James Shurtleff
officiating. Calling hours will be held on Friday (April 3, 2009) from 2:00 to
4:00 and 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. at Frary Funeral Home. Burial will be at Notre Dame
Cemetery in the spring. Mrs. Sholette passed away on Wednesday (April 1, 2009) at her home surrounded by her loving family.
Mrs. Sholette is
survived by her husband, Loren; three sons, Loren Sholette, and his wife,
Helen, of Syracuse, Brad Sholette, and his wife, Jennie, of Watertown, and
Scott Sholette, and his wife, Carrie, of Ogdensburg; one daughter, Carol
Nelson; twelve grandchildren, Justin Sholette, Lauren Sholette, William Nelson,
Alaina Nelson, Tyler Nelson, Patrick Nelson, Sarah Sholette, Brooke Sholette,
Jacob Sholette, Matthew Sholette, Nicholas Sholette, and Nathan Sholette; four
great-grandchildren, Anya Taylor, Evelyn Davis, and William and Jack Nelson;
two sisters, Caroline Prevost and her husband Edward, of Watertown, and Sandra
Ritchie and her husband Dale, of Kingston, Ontario; and several nieces and
She was born on July
16, 1940 in Watertown, NY the daughter of Samuel and Marie Nicosia Castro. She
graduated from Watertown High School in 1957. She then began working at the
Renzi Law firm. She married Loren Arnold Sholette on June 14, 1958 at St.
Anthony’s Church in Watertown by Rev. Dennis Lynch. She co-owned and operated
the Chatter Box Restaurant, then Sholette’s Grocery Store on Ford Street until
retiring in 1984.
She was a wonderful
wife, mother, grandmother, aunt, and friend to all. She enjoyed vacationing at
their winter home in Edgewater, Florida. Her greatest joy was spending time
with her children, grandchildren, and great grandchildren. She was a member of the Claxton Hepburn
Medical Center Ladies Auxiliary and the Red Hat Society.
contributions may be made to Hospice and Palliative Care of St. Lawrence