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Martha J. LaParr

Martha J. LaParr, 64, formally of Gouverneur, died, February 3, 2012, at her daughter's home surrounded by her family, Allen-Nichols Funeral Home, Ogdensburg, entrusted with arrangements. Calling hours will be Friday, February 10th, 4 – 7 PM, at the funeral home, the funeral service is private and Reverend Father James Shurtleff will be officiating. She will be buried in the spring at Notre Dame Cemetery. Martha is survived by her daughters, Andrea LaFlair, Heuvelton, Dawn (Ernest) Turnbull, Jane (Thomas) Wiers, all of Canton, stepdaughter, Angel (Kermit) Rice, Gouverneur, brothers, Clifford (Bonnie) Butterfield, Macomb, Harry (Brenda) Butterfield, IL, Vernon (Pamela) Butterfield, TN, Ross (Vivian) Butterfield, Theresa, Tony (Theresa) Butterfield, Heuvelton, sisters, Hazel Butterfield, Canton, Verna Rose Barley, NH, Pamela Butterfield, Ogdensburg, grandchildren, Chelsie LaFlair, Tiffany Cochrane, Austin Holcomb, Ernest Turnbull III, Dustin, Clifton and Shayne Turnbull, Jonathan, Shaughn and Cory Wiers, step-grandchildren, Michelle and Patrick Rice, a great grandson, Braden Brown, several nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her son Terrance J. LaFlair Jr., a sister, Iva Measheaw and a brother, John Butterfield. Martha was born February 24, 1947 in Canton, the daughter of Arthur Frederick and Grace Finley Butterfield. She graduated from Ogdensburg Free Academy and worked as a certified nurse's assistant, at St. Joseph's Nursing Home, Ogdensburg. Martha married Terrance Joseph LaFlair in 1967, he died in 1969, and she then married Lawrence LaParr that marriage ended in divorce. She loved to spend time with her family, reading (Ann Rule books), gardening, bowling, traveling, and doing crafts, she was very creative.

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Our sincere condolences go out to the family of Martha,may God bless you all during this time of sorrow and always

Daniel Family Feb 10 2012 12:00 AM

So sorry to hear of Martha’s passing, I enjoyed meeting her and her family during her stay at CPH. I will miss her dearly. She always made me smile! Love ya Martha. Lynn Church

Lynn Church, CNA Canton Potsdam Hospital Feb 6 2012 12:00 AM

Sorry to hear of Martha’s passing… she was one tough lady i have ever met! I will miss her dearly, there was never a dull moment with her even at 1:30 in the morning! She always made me smile or laugh. Love ya Martha! Katie Antwine

Katie Antwine HHA Health Services Of Northern NY Feb 6 2012 12:00 AM

Andie and Family i am so sorry for your loss may God be with at this time and always.

Mary Courson Feb 6 2012 12:00 AM

Dear Andie and Family I am so very sorry for your loss God be with you all during this time of sorrow.

Mary Courson Feb 6 2012 12:00 AM

Jane&family,sorry to hear of your moms passing,my thoughts and prayers go out to you all. always always,Linda.

Linda Elliott Feb 6 2012 12:00 AM

We will all miss her. She was a strong woman and a great mother,A good friend.Will miss her.

ELOISE Wiers Feb 5 2012 12:00 AM