A Celebration of Life for Garland Poole, age 52, of Richville, NY will be held at the home of his daughter on Saturday, September 21st , 2013 at 1:00pm at 6 Keefe Lane, Ogdensburg . Arrangements are being handled by Frary Funeral Home on 515 Caroline Street. Mr. Poole passed away early on Friday morning, September 13, 2013 at his private residence.
Garland is survived by three children; a son, Jason and his wife, April of Ogdensburg; two daughters, Brandi and her husband, Matt Blackmer of Ogdensburg and Sarah and her husband,Gregory Donohoe of Fort Dix, NJ; his long time companion, Kathy Whitmarsh of Richville; his mother, Emily Lou Tynon and her husband ,Nelson; a brother, Chad Poole and his wife, Sandra, of Albuquerque, New Mexico; two sisters, Cheryl Murphy and her husband, Patrick of Ogdensburg and Jessica Domster and her husband, Roy of Florida and three grandchildren, Madysen, Ramie and Coleman. He was predeceased by his father, Chadwrick Poole.
Garland was born on July 6, 1961 in San Luis Obispo, California the son of Chadwrick and Emily Lou Carter Poole. He graduated from Ogdensburg Free Academy. Garland then went on to work at St. Lawrence State Hospital doing custodial work until retiring due to ill health.
Mr. Poole enjoyed hunting and fishing and loved horses and dogs.
Donations may be made in his memory to the St. Lawrence Valley Chapter of Hospice and Palliative Care, 6805 US Highway 11, Potsdam, NY 13676 or the Patrick Murphy Junior Scholarship Fund.
Online condolences may be made at www.fraryfuneralhome.com/obituaries.