In Memoriam

De Kalb: Earl E. Remington, age 75, died Sunday, November 17, 2019 at Canton-Potsdam Hospital after a short illness.

He leaves behind his children Barb Richards and companion Richard Gauthier of Massena, NY, Joe Remington of Norwood, NY, Tonya Lamica and companion David Dodge of Massena, NY, Cindy Remington of Massena, NY and Corina Remington of Massena, NY. Earl also leaves behind 18 grandchildren and one great-grandchild to cherish his memory. Earl is also survived by his siblings; Shirley Murray of Brasher, NY, Georgia Proper of Winthrop, NY, Nina MacPherson of Massena, NY and Lila Gene of Montreal, in Quebec Canada, along with several nieces and nephews. Earl was predeceased by his wife Shirley in 2011, a son Edward Remington in 2013, and his siblings Harry and Glen Remington.

Earl was born in Oneida NY, later attending St. Regis High School, and also attended the Massena School of Business. Earl began his career working at A Cappione, Inc. as a deliver man. Earl married the love of his life, Shirley Villnave on February 2, 1963 in North Lawrence, NY. Earl and his late wife also started their own company with a couple location providing many families with discounted home goods. Remington’s Used Furniture & Appliances was started in the 1980’s and expanding to Brasher until its closing in 1990.

As per the family’s wishes there will be no public calling hours. A burial will take place at the family plot in Holy Cross Cemetery, in Hopkinton, NY at the convenience of the family.

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