Donna  LaMare


Donna LaMare, 62, of Lyon Mountain, died Friday, July 5, 2019, at CVPH Medical Center, Plattsburgh.
Donna was born to Robert and Marjorie (Barnes) Dowd on Sept. 16, 1956, in Plattsburgh, N.Y.
She was married to Abraham "Abe" LaMare, Aug. 14, 1982. He predeceased her on Aug. 9, 2006.
They both enjoyed snowmobiling, boating, camping, being with close friends and friends they made on their many excursions.
Donna worked as a Teacher's Assistant at BOCES, Plattsburgh for 30 years. She was a member of the NYSUT Union. Donna served on the Town of Dannemora Board for two terms and was also past president of the Trailgroomers Snowmobile Club.
Donna enjoyed laughing and being with her family members and friends.
Donna is survived by two brothers, Robert of Morrisonville, William and his wife Cynthia of Chateaugay Lake; three nieces, a nephew and their spouses.
Besides her husband, Abraham "Abe," she was predeceased by her parents, Robert in 1981 and Marjorie in 2015.
Calling hours will be held on Thursday, July 11, at the Lyon Mountain United Methodist Church from 11 a.m. to noon. A funeral service will immediately follow at noon.
Burial will be private.
Donations in Donna's memory may be made to the Lyon Mountain Fire Department.
Arrangements are with the Chateaugay Funeral Home. Online condolences may be offered at
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Published on July 8, 2019
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James and Darlene Dowd
Jul 18, 2019
Bob, Bill, Cindy and the family, We were very saddened to hear of the passing of Donna. Her time with us was way too short. She will always be in our hearts.
Mona and Mike Siskavich
Jul 12, 2019
We have been out of town and just got word of your loss. Please accept our deepest sympathy. You and your family are in our thoughts and prayers!
Valerie Pageau Frazier
Jul 08, 2019
My thoughts and prayers for the family. R.I.P. Donna
Cheryl Alexander
Jul 08, 2019
Sorry to hear of the passing of Donna. Thoughts and prayers to the Dowd Family. R.I.P. Donna your pain is over.
Tammy Stockwell
Jul 07, 2019
To the Dowd Family,
So sorry for your loss.
May she Rest In Peace.
Marilyn Brunell
Jul 07, 2019
Donna was a wonderful person. Had so many y good times with her at work. She will be missed. Condolences to the family.