Cadyville — Mrs. Violet H. Garreau, 101, of the Reservoir Road, Cadyville, passed away Wednesday, Jan. 21, 2004, at the Clinton County Nursing Home.
She was born in Cadyville, N.Y., on June 14, 1902, the daughter of Alfred and Melinda (St. Germaine) Brooks. She had made her home in Ogdensburg, Chazy Lake, St. Petersburg, Fla., and has made her home in this area for the past 30 years.
Violet enjoyed snowmobile riding, crocheting, hunting and most of all fishing.
She was the youngest and last survivor of 13 children. Violet was also predeceased by her parents; her first husband, Henry Stewart; a son, Robert Stewart; and her second husband, Francis Garreau.
She is survived by a daughter, Freida LaMar and her husband Leander of Cadyville; Freida and Leander's children and their spouses, Ella and Dr. George Boolukos of Plattsburgh and Phyllis and Allen Helson of Waterford, N.Y., Sandy O'Neill and Bob LaWare of Cadyville, Mary Delisle of Ravena, N.Y., Sue and David Baker of Plattsburgh and Paul and Mary LaMar of Plattsburgh; 15 great-grandchildren; 15 great-great-grandchildren; a daughter-in-law, Loretta Ashline Stewart of Largo, Fla.; and her late husband Robert's children, Robert and Bonnie Stewart of Ogdensburg, Carol and Billy Carron of St. Petersburg, Fla., Joe and Diane Stewart of Farmington, N.H., Linda and Paul Rummell of St. Petersburg, Fla., Catherine Wolfhanger of Florida, Sally Hughes of St. Petersburg, Fla., Judy Wolfhanger of St. Petersburg, Fla., and Robin and Lewis Desrosiers of Florida; many great-grandchildren; great-great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.
Calling hours will be Friday from 10 to 11 a.m. at St. Bernard's Church in Lyon Mountain. A Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated Friday at 11 a.m. at St. Bernard's Church. Interment will be at a later date in St. Bernard's Cemetery, Lyon Mountain.
Arrangements are by the Brown Funeral Home, Park Row, Cadyville.