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Subject: [NYSTLAWR] MYRE, JOSEPH D.- OBITUARY
Date: 15 Nov 2003 20:05:15 -0700
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Surnames: MYRE, LEBOEUF, VILLENEUVE, LAMONTAGNE
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WATERTOWN DAILY TIMES & OGDENSBURG ADVANCE NEWSPAPER
March 10, 1858
OGDENSBURG MAN HAD BEEN ILL IN HOSPITAL SINCE JAN.3
Joseph D. Myre, 88, of 724 Knox St, a resident of this city for the past 40 years, died at 1 Saturday afternoon at the A. Barton Hepburn Hospital , where he had been a patient since Jan. 3.
The funeral will be Tuesday morning at 9:30 at the Ramsdell-Ewart funeral home and at 10 at St. Mary's Catherdral. Friends may call at the funeral home today form 2 to 5 and 7 to 10p.m. Burial will be in St. Mary's cemetery.
Surviving are 2 sisters, Mrs. A. Lamontagne, Ottawa, Ont. and Miss E. Myre, Otttawa, Ont.. and several nieces and nephews , all in Canada. A daughter, Miss Ninita Y. Myre, died Oct. 12, 1950 at the age of 54.
Mr. Myre was born in Hull, Que., son of the late Charles and Eleanore Villeneuve Myre, on May 20, 1869. He came to the US with his parents when he was 15 and worked at lumbering for 5 years. In 1894 he married the former Miss Exeline LeBoeuf of Tupper Lake. He was employed by the Kirk-Maher Co., Malone, as a traveling salesman for 26 years. He later was VP and general manager of the Binghampton Ice Cream Co., Binghampton for years.
He was an organizer and former president of the Ogdensburg Automobile Club, later the St. Lawrence Automobile Club, Inc., and a former chairman of the Ogdensburg Republican committe