Massena - Timothy R. McDermott, 52, of East Orvis Street, Massena passed away Thursday evening (August 15, 2013) while working near Herkimer, NY.

Timothy was born to Robert and Margaret (Maginn) McDermott in Massena on November 15, 1960. Tim attended Massena Central High School graduating in 1978.

He is survived by his sister, Margaret Mary McDermott of Reston, VA; his beloved beagles, Katie and Polly.

Tim was a free spirit who loved the outdoors and had a great sense of humor. Having no children of his own, Tim took a special interest in the lives of his friends' children. He was greatly loved by those who knew him.

Friends and family may call at the Phillips Memorial Home, 64 Andrews Street, Massena, NY Wednesday (August 21, 2013) from 11:00 a.m. until the time of the service at 3:00 p.m. with Rev. Donald J. Manfred officiating.

A committal service will be held 9:00 a.m. on Friday (August 23, 2013) at Calvary Cemetery, Massena, NY.

Expressions of sympathy may be made with memorial donations to Massena Humane Society 177 Massena South Racquette River Rd, Massena, NY 13662.

Online condolences may be shared at www.phillipsmemorial.com.