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Patricia A. Finley

December 11, 1955 — March 26, 2023

Canton, NY


CANTON- Patricia A. Finley, 67, formerly of Star Lake/Oswegatchie, passed away suddenly on Sunday evening, March 26, 2023, at her home.


She was born on December 11, 1955, in Star Lake, NY to the late Wilfred & Jane (Bush) Paro. She graduated from Clifton Fine High School. She married Brad L. Finley on May 23, 1972. He died on June 22, 2015.


Patricia was a machine operator for over 15 years at ACCO, International, Inc. in Ogdensburg, NY.


She is survived by her two sons, Blayne Finley & his companion Terry Burns, Canton; Brad Lloyd Finley, Jr., Star Lake; and a daughter, Bobbie Jo Kemp & Kelvin Boggs, Delaware; her siblings, David (Linda) Paro, Watertown; Larry (Linda) Paro, Maryland; and Billy (Barb) Paro, North Carolina; and a very special sister-in-law Dale Finley, Canton; along with 5-grandchildren, and 3-great-grandchildren many nieces and nephews.


She is predeceased by her parents, her husband and a son, Brian John Finley, and a brother-in-law, Brian James Finley.


She enjoyed traveling with her late husband, who was an RC Pilot Advocate to various radio control fun-fly shows and car shows, they would frequently attend parades with the fire departments. She loved spending time with her family, she was a best friend to all her children. She also enjoyed singing and playing guitar, crocheting and loved making gifts for others. Patricia could often be found at a local garage sale or flea market.


Per her wishes, there will be no calling hours or service. She will be buried alongside her late husband in the Oswegatchie Cemetery. A celebration of life will be held at a later date.



The family is being cared for by the LaRue & Pitcher Funeral Home located at 324 New York Avenue, Ogdensburg, NY 13669.


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