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Ernest W. “Butch” Ghize

Ernest W. "Butch" Ghize, 72, Ogdensburg, died on August 10, 2014, at his home. Calling hours will be Wednesday, August 13, 2014, 2 -4 and 7 - 9 PM, a funeral service will be 10:00 am, Thursday, August 14, at the funeral home, Reverend David Hart officiating. Burial will follow in Presbyterian Stone Church Cemetery. Butch is survived by a daughter Lisa Ghize and fiancAC. Joseph LeDuc of Ogdensburg, grandchildren Megan Sabourin and Nicholas Ghize, great grandchildren Zachary and Kaden, a sister Evelyn and husband Kenneth McWilliams, of Ogdensburg, a nephew, Mike Kirby, several cousins, nephews and nieces. He was predeceased by siblings, George "Danny" Ghize, and Shirley G. Smith. Ernest was born on October 18, 1941 in Worcester, Mass., the son of Ernest H. and Mabel Kirby Ghize, he graduated from Ogdensburg Free Academy and then attended Canton ATC, studying drafting, and a marriage to Patricia A. Barr ended. Butch owned Ghize's Tavern and an apartment building. Previously he worked at Hobkirk's Garage, then owned and operated Ghize's Garage and Ghize's Auto Sales. He loved spending time with his family, working on cars, playing on his computer, and doing carpentry. In lieu of flowers contributions can be made to the Presbyterian Stone Church Cemetery Tree Planting Fund. Butch's family would like to thank Pat Barr, Maureen Brayton and the caregivers from Hospice for the wonderful care they provided Butch.

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Lisa, So sorry to hear of your fathers passing. My husband Rick was good friends with your dad for years. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.

Dorene Shattuck and family Oct 3 2014 12:00 AM

We want to extend our deepest sympathy to Lisa and her entire family. There is no doubt how Butch loved his daughter, her children & their children. Those are the memories the they all need to hold dear. Take care,

RAY & LINDA DASHNAW Aug 16 2014 12:00 AM

Pat and Lisa, Sorry for your loss. Thinking of you.

Susan Sabourin Aug 13 2014 12:00 AM



My condolences to the Ghize family. Rest in peace Butch.

Scott Kirby Aug 12 2014 12:00 AM

Lisa and family, so sorry for your loss. Thoughts and prayers for you and your family.

Ramona Kennedy Aug 12 2014 12:00 AM

Sorry to hear about your dad. Will always remember the bike ride and tonsil hockey. Love ya and thinking about ya MA.

Susan sargent Aug 12 2014 12:00 AM

Please accept my deepest sympathy and don’t hesitate to ask if there is ANYTHING I can do.

john morley (papa john) Aug 11 2014 12:00 AM