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Christina M. Garrow, 89, of BrandHollow Road, Peru, N.Y., passed away on Friday, June 16, 2017, at her home with her family by her side under the care of Hospice of the North Country. She was born in Plattsburgh, N.Y., on Sept. 2, 1927, the daughter of Raymond and Mildred(Jarvis) Trombley.
Christina worked as a Nurses Aide at Sacred Heart Nursing Home for over 25 years before retiring. She enjoyed gardening, mowing the lawn and caring for animals. Her greatest joy was spending time with her grandchildren.
Christina was predeceased by her husband, Howard Garrow, a sister, Jane Riley and a brother, Roland Trombley.
She is survived by her son, Donald LaMere Jr. and his companion Tina of Peru; two grandchildren, Donald "Butch" LaMere III and his companion Brittney Woodside of Morrisonville and Brandon LaMere and his companion Shaelyn Fountain of Plattsburgh; a brother, Herbert Trombley and his wife Carol of Essex Junction, Vt.; two close friends, Betty Fountain of Saranac and Darlene Senecal of Plattsburgh; several nieces and nephews also survive her.
Calling hours will be held from 5 to 7 p.m. on Tuesday, June 20, at the Brown Funeral Home in Plattsburgh; a funeral service will follow at 7 p.m. in the Brown Funeral Home Chapel. A graveside service will be held at 11 a.m. on Wednesday, June 21, at St. Peter's Cemetery in Plattsburgh.
Arrangements are entrusted to Brown Funeral Home, 29 Broad Street, Plattsburgh, N.Y. 12901. (518) 561-3980. Online condolences may be made and memorial candles lit at www.brownfuneralhomeinc.com.
Published on June 18, 2017
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