Massena - Anthony R. Rusaw, 68, of South Street, Massena passed away on July 25, 2013 at his home under the loving care of his family.
Anthony was born on March 7, 1945 in Potsdam, NY the son of Ralph and Marion (Jenack) Rusaw. He started work at Clopman's Furniture Store and in 1967 started in the lab at Alcoa, retiring in 1992.
On April 16, 1966 he married Cecile Lazure at St. Joseph's Church with the Rev. Maurice O'Neal.
He enjoyed target shooting and doing crossword puzzles. He was a communicant of St. Joseph's Church in Massena. He was a member of the Norfolk Rod & Gun Club and the NRA.
Anthony is survived by his wife Cecile; a son, Robert D. of Massena; a daughter, Lynn and Glenn Barse of Massena; three grandchildren, Kaileigh, Noelle, Tyler and a great granddaughter, Mercedes; a sister, Sally Rusaw of Ogdensburg.
He was predeceased by a son, Paul, in 1989.
Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice & Palliative Care of St. Lawrence Valley.
Friends and family may call on Sunday, July 28, 2013 from 2-4 & 7-9 pm at Phillips Memorial Home in Massena.
Funeral Mass will be held on Monday at 11:00 am at St. Joseph's Church with Rev. Scott D. Fobare presiding. Interment will be in Calvary Cemetery.
Arrangements are under the direction of the Phillips Memorial Home where online condolences may be made to www.phillipsmemorial.com.
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