Funeral Services for Martha E. Demers, age 91, of Ogdensburg, NY, will be held on Friday, April 13, 2018, at 10:00AM at Notre Dame Church with the Rev. F. James Shurtleff officiating. Burial will be in Notre Dame Cemetery following the funeral. Arrangements are under the care and direction of Frary Funeral Home, Ogdensburg. Mrs. Demers passed away on Tuesday, April 10, 2018, at Riverledge Nursing Home.
Martha is survived by her children, Peter Demers of Chazy, NY, John and Mary Beth Demers of Ogdensburg, NY, James Demers and his girlfriend, Kim, of Ogdensburg, NY, Virginia “Ginnie” Demers of Ogdensburg, Caroline Demers and her partner, Marilyn, of Ogdensburg, NY; ten grandchildren and sixteen great-grandchildren and nieces, nephews and cousins. She is predeceased by her siblings, James Miller, Morris “Burt” Miller, Rena Lewis and Frances “Jean” Sargent.
Martha was born on July 14, 1926, in Ogdensburg, NY, the daughter of Morris Miller and Anna Tebo. She graduated from Ogdensburg Free Academy. Martha married Wilfred J. Demers on June 14, 1947, at Notre Dame Church with the Rev. A.D. Charbonneau officiating. He predeceased her on June 1, 2013. Martha worked at various establishments around Ogdensburg. She was a hard worker her whole life.
Martha enjoyed crocheting doilies, mittens and tablecloths, tailor work, cooking and baking cakes. She was also an avid NY Yankees Fan. Martha loved spending time with her family and was always willing to take a loved one in need during hard times.
Donations may be made in Martha’s memory to Notre Dame Heritage Fund, 125 Ford Avenue, Ogdensburg, NY 13669.