HOFFMANN - A Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated on Tuesday, Nov. 20, 2012, at St. Augustine's Church in Peru, N.Y., for William "Bill" E. Hoffmann, 84, of Maiden Lane, Peru, who passed away on Thursday, Nov. 15, at CVPH Medical Center in Plattsburgh. The Mass was celebrated by Rev. Alan Shnob, who was assisted by Allen Dixon, Peter Keenan and Bob Herforth. Organist was Mary Ann Lawliss. The pall and presentation of the gifts was by his son, William Hoffmann, and James Durham. Bill's granddaughters, Sherry Mae Rasmussen, Jayme and Shauna Lee McCorkindale, placed Christians symbols of a Crucifix, Bible and Rosary. Barbara Eamer read from scripture. Pallbearers were Jason Halaburda, Paul Nunn, Aaron McCorkindale, David Rasmussen, James McCorkindale and John Theisen. Entombment followed at Whispering Maples Memorial Gardens on the Tom Miller Road in Plattsburgh, with military honors by members of the United States Army. Arrangements have been entrusted to Brown Funeral Home, 29 Broad St., Plattsburgh, NY 12901 (518)561-3980. Online condolences and memorial candles may be offered at www.brownfuneralhome inc.com.
Port Henry fire considered suspicious
The blaze that destroyed the former Neil Anderson mansion began in the basement; the Essex County Fire Investigation Unit is probing the place for clues.
Flooding reported in Clinton and Essex counties
Several area roadways closed or affected; caution urged.
Clinton County sells delinquent-tax properties
More than 50 parcels went on the block after owners went two years without paying property taxes.
Downtown businesses applaud First Weekend
Despite rainy weather, the new initiative meant to revitalize the City of Plattsburgh's center enticed people to shops and restaurants.
Coopersville dig identifies old pre-1820s homestead
Landowner Andy Black, a professional archaeologist and college instructor, has identified the location of a pre-1820s homestead in the Town of Champlain hamlet.
Rabies clinic added for Clinton County
Vigilance against the deadly disease prompted officials to add the session at the Peru Fire Station set for Tuesday, June 25.
Fundraiser prize fit for a queen
Popular Queen of Hearts drawing will give away $100,000 to the lucky winner in the next three weeks.
- Malone to conduct dog census Owners have until June 19 to get their pets licensed or face a $25 penalty.
Summer Movie Express returns
Regal Champlain Centre Stadium 8 theater will offer two $1 movies on Tuesday and Wednesday mornings for nine weeks.
Of Interest: June 12, 2013
A brief look at news of note from around the North Country.
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