Richard C. Towne, 78, of Newton Falls

NEWTON FALLS, N.Y. (WWNY) - Richard C. Towne, 78, of Newton Falls, died June 7 at Upstate University Hospital in Syracuse.

Arrangements are with Hawley Funeral Home, Star Lake. A graveside service will be held at Oswegatchie Cemetery at a later date.

He is survived by two sons, Phillip and Stephen; two sisters, Mrs. Della (Robert) Kuhn of Gouverneur and Shirley Aston of Hammondsport, NY. He was predeceased by one son, Paul.

Richard was born in Newton Falls and worked for much of his life at the Newton Falls paper mill.

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