5/24/2017 – Betty J. Dodge, LaFargeville

5/24/2017 – Betty J. Dodge, LaFargeville

Mrs. Betty J. Dodge, 88, died Monday, May 22nd, at the Samaritan Keep Home in Watertown. Services will be private at the family’s convenience.

Betty was born January 5th, 1929, in the Town of Orleans, the daughter of Fred and Elizabeth Timmerman.

She married Neil J. Dodge, who died before her.

Betty worked at various hospitals in the North Country, and also was a bartender at many bar and restaurant establishments.

She enjoyed bingo, reading, and in the past few years spending time with her daughters.

Surviving are two daughters, Shari and her companion Mike of Hammond, and Cathy (Dave) Parker of Cape Vincent; three sons, Neil of Clayton, Craig (Becky) of Watertown, and Ron (Christine) of New Jersey; a son in law, Al Gotham of Watertown; and grandchildren.

Two daughters, Judy Gotham who died April 15th at age 70, and Donna LaBow, died before her.


  1. Bill Glasper Posted

    My Thoughts and Prayers are with the Family.

  2. lisa labarge Posted

    Dear Cathy, I am so sorry to hear of your mother’s passing. My condolences
    to you and your family.
    Lisa LaBarge

  3. Dalys Wells Montanye Posted

    Our thoughts are with you all.
    God bless and stay strong.
    Dalys and family

  4. Leslie Brown Varner Posted

    My condolences to all of you, my heart is with you.

  5. JOANN LUTZ Posted

    So sorry to hear of Betty’s passing. She was a big part family of our family for many years. My thoughts and prayers are with you all.
    Gary and Jo-Ann Lutz

  6. So sorry to hear about Betty,s passing.We used to have alot of fun when we worked together.She was and amazing woman .Sending prayers your way for the family.

  7. Sara Platt Posted

    To Betty’s children: Condolences from Silas Wainwright VFW Auxiliary 6338 Gouverneur. Betty was a 35 year member of our auxiliary. I remember her working behind the bar at the club. I am not sure this is the place to give you this information but I do not have any address to write to. If you would like a Auxiliary staff and flag for the cemetery please let me know and I will make arrangements to get one to you. Sincerely, Sara Platt Treasurer 223 Rowley St Gouverneur

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