Funeral services for Michael L. Weston, age 71, of Ogdensburg, NY, will be held on Saturday, May 12, 2018, at Frary Funeral Home in Ogdensburg at 2:00PM with Rev. Robert Schirmer officiating. Burial will be in Stone Church Cemetery with military honors. Calling hours will be held from 12:00PM to 2:00PM just prior to funeral services. Mr. Weston passed away on Wednesday, May 9, 2018, at Claxton Hepburn Medical Center surrounded by his loving family.
Michael is survived by two sons, Keith Weston and his wife, Angela, of Ogdensburg, NY and Kris Weston and his wife, Valerie, of Ogdensburg, NY; a daughter, Maria Weston-Garvey and her husband, Michael, of Heuvelton, NY; a brother, Gordon Weston and his wife, Mickie, of Norfolk, VA; his companion, Angie Dixon; five grandchildren, Zachary Michael Weston, Ashley Marie Weston, Paige Weston, Trent Weston and Mason Garvey; two step grandchildren Christopher Power and Jacob Love along with many nieces and nephews and Barbara Pliscofsky, who held a special place in his heart. He is predeceased by a brother, Raymond Weston.
Michael was born on January 2, 1947, in Burlington, VT, the son of Chester and Phyllis Lane Weston. Michael graduated from Moiria High School and later received a degree from Canton ATC. Michael joined the United States Navy in 1967. He served overseas in Vietnam and was later honorably discharged in 1970. Michael later went on to become a New York State Trooper and during that time earned an additional degree from North Country Community College. Michael became a NYS Trooper in 1972 and retired in 2003 at the rank of Zone Sergeant. Michael married Patricia Smith, and after three children and many years of marriage, they went their separate ways but remained close friends.
Michael enjoyed golf, cars, and playing his guitars.
Donations may be made in Michael’s memory to the Richard E. Winter Cancer Treatment Center, 5 Lyon Place, Ogdensburg, NY 13669.