CANTON –Gay E. Garris, 77, of Miner Street, died May 15, 2013 at St. Regis Nursing Home in Massena after a brief stay.
Gay was born March 14, 1936, in Town of Norfolk, she was a daughter of the late Ralph and Ruby (Kirkey) Euto.
She was retired from St. Lawrence County Emergency Service Department, where she was employed as an administrative assistant from January 2, 1979 ~ March 31, 2000.
A marriage to Philip Warren Garris ended in divorce.
Surviving are her children, Chris of Canton, Scott of Chippewa Bay, Lane of NC, Matt of Michigan and Robyne Chastine of FL; five grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; two brothers, Garth of Massena and Peter of NC and a sister, Penny of AZ. She is also survived by an Uncle, Dick Kirkey of North Lawrence. She was predeceased by a brother Duane.
The family invites friends to view and say their goodbyes on Friday, May 24th from 2-4 & 6-8 PM at the Lawrence Funeral Home, Canton. In accordance to Ms. Garris wishes, there will be no formal service, but a scattering of her ashes in the Atlantic Ocean.
Condolences may be sent by visiting www.lawrencefuneralhome.org