Gary “Red” Bickford, 70, of Balmat
Balmat – Gary A. "Red" Bickford, 70, passed away Tuesday, June 11, 2013 at SUNY Upstate Hospital, Syracuse.
Funeral arrangements are private with the Green Funeral Home, Gouverneur.
Gary was born on August 25, 1942, the son of Robert and Madeleine Wilson Bickford of Fowler.
He was a caring and giving individual who was loved by all who knew him.
Gary was employed at Gouverneur Iron Works before beginning work at Gouverneur Talc Company in 1974 until his retirement in 2003. He was an animal lover, enjoyed watching NASCAR and Syracuse University basketball.
A previous marriage had ended in divorce.
Gary is survived by two brothers, Kerry and wife Nancy Bickford of Fine, Wilson and wife Glenda Bickford of Fowler; two sisters, Cheryl Bickford of Gouverneur, Sandra and husband David Edwards of Gouverneur; as well as nieces and a nephew. He is predeceased by his parents.
Memorial donations may be made to the St. Lawrence Valley SPCA, PO Box 594, Ogdensburg, NY 13669 or the Arthritis Foundation, 5858 East Molloy Road, #123, Syracuse, NY 13211.
Tuesday, January 27, 2015, Watertown, NY
Funeral Homes Listings
Bossuot-Lundy Funeral Home, Carthage
Calarco, D.L. Funeral Home, Watertown
Costello Funeral Service, Alexandria Bay
Cummings Funeral Service
Frederick Bros Funeral Home, Theresa
Hart & Bruce Funeral Home, Watertown
Johnson Funeral Home, Dexter
Reed & Benoit Funeral Home, Watertown
Cleveland Funeral Home, Watertown
Cleveland Funeral Home,,Cape Vincent
Becker-Cleveland Funeral Home, Chaumont
Bezanilla-McGraw Funeral Home, Carthage
T.R. Jetty Funeral Home, Clayton
Piddock Funeral Home, Adams
Adirondack Funeral Home, Croghan
Iseneker Funeral Home, Lowville
Scanlon Funeral Home, Croghan
Scanlon Funeral Home, Harrisville
Sundquist Funeral Home, Lowville
St. Lawrence County
IslandView Funeral Services, Morristown
Hammill Funeral Home, Winthrop
Buck Funeral Home, Norwood
Fox-McLellan Funeral Home, Ogdensburg
French Funeral Home, Gouverneur
Green Funeral Home, Gouverneur
Allen-Nichols Funeral Home, Ogdensburg
Frary Funeral Home, Ogdensburg
Lawrence Funeral Home, Canton
O'Leary Funeral Home, Canton
Allen-Denesha Funeral Home, De Kalb Junction
French Funeral Home Inc., Gouverneur
French Funeral Home Inc., Edwards
French Funeral Home Inc., Star Lake