Cora J. McEwen, 84, formerly of Ogdensburg, died on March18, 2014, in Rome, New York.

The Allen-Nichols Funeral Home, Ogdensburg is entrusted with arrangements.

There will be calling hours on March 21, 2014, 11 am – 2 pm at the funeral home. The funeral mass will follow at Notre Dame Church at 2:30 PM, Father James Shurtleff officiating.

Burial will be at Notre Dame Cemetery in the spring.

Cora is survived by her children, Ramona L. Pallas, Jeannine M. McEwen-Walls, Richard O. McEwen Jr., Thomas A. McEwen, James W. McEwen, and 11 grandchildren.

She was predeceased by a daughter, Martha M. McEwen, and a grandson, Michael L. Pallas.

She was born in Ogdensburg, June 21, 1929, the daughter of Thomas Ansty and Leona Kiah Barr. She graduated from Ogdensburg Free Academy in 1948, and then graduated from the St. Lawrence State Hospital School of Nursing in 1952 as a registered nurse. Cora married Richard O. McEwen in St. Mary’s Cathedral; he died on June 17, 1993.

In lieu of flowers contributions can be made to Angel Flight, 1515 East 71st Street, Ste 312, Tulsa, OK 74136.

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