Patricia “Patti” I. Whalen, 67, of Gouverneur

Patricia “Patti” I. Whalen, 67, of Gouverneur

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Patricia “Patti” I. Whalen, age 67 of Gouverneur passed away at Claxton Hepburn Medical Center surrounded by her loving family on March 7, 2019.

A celebration of life will be held at a time to be determined in the summer. Arrangements are with the Fox & Murray Funeral Home.

Surviving is her daughter Tricia Carron & her companion Eric Merkley of Plattsburgh; three brothers Jerry (Linda) Streeter of Syracuse, David (Jody) Streeter of Gouverneur and Daniel Streeter & his companion Judith Nodzo of Syracuse; a sister Susan (Robert) Wood of Gouverneur; three grandchildren Keegan Munson, Mackenzie Brown and Charlotte Merkley; a sister-in-law Terry Streeter of Gouverneur and many nieces, nephews & cousins.

A brother James Streeter predeceased her in 2012.

Patti was born on July 7, 1951 in Gouverneur NY, a daughter of the late Earl & Jean (McCartha) Streeter. She graduated from Gouverneur High School and continued her education at Potsdam State where she received a Bachelor’s degree in Education.

Patti was the co-owner of a painting and office cleaning business for 40 years in Plattsburgh. She enjoyed going to the casino, traveling, bowling and visiting with friends and family. Memorial contributions can be made to Hospice and Palliative Care of St. Lawrence Valley, US Hwy 11, Potsdam, NY 13676.

Patti’s family would like to thank Hospice, the staff at Claxton Hepburn Medical Center and Dr. Lele & her staff. Condolences and fond memories can also be shared online at

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