Funeral services for Donald C. Cardinell, age 73, of County Route 6, will be held on Saturday, August 30, 2014 at 9:00AM at Frary Funeral Home with Rev. Reginald Curtis officiating. Burial will be in Pleasant Lake Cemetery, Brasie Corners, Macomb, with military honors. Calling hours will be held from 3:00 to 6:00PM on Friday, August 29, 2014, at Frary Funeral Home. Mr. Cardinell passed away on Tuesday, August 26, 2015 at Claxton Hepburn Medical Center.
Donald is survived by his loving wife, Mary; his five children, Stacy, Terry and Stephanie Cardinell, all of Ogdensburg, Charles Dixon, of Hammond and Michael Dixon, of Statesboro, Georgia; three brothers, Ronald, of Macomb, James, of Massena and Ernest, of Gouverneur; two sisters, Norma Wilmet, of Gouverneur and Janet Bergeron, of Florida; 16 grandchildren and 5 great grandchildren. He is predeceased by brother, Richard, in 1990.
Donald was born on May 12, 1941, in Waddington, the son of Kimball E. and Marion LaFave Cardinell. He attended local schools in DeKalb. Donald served in the United States Marines in 1962 and was honorably discharged in 1966. He married Mary Williams of Statesboro, Georgia, in 1970. Donald first worked at Westing House and then later moved to the North Country in 1975 and took up farming.
Donald enjoyed farming and a little traveling.
Online condolences may be made at www.fraryfuneralhome.com/obituaries.