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29 Broad Street
Plattsburgh, NY 12901
Phone: 518-561-3980
29 Broad Street
Plattsburgh, NY 12901
Phone: 518-561-3980
Katherine Gagnier

Katherine B. Gagnier

Friday, October 3rd, 1924 - Saturday, February 9th, 2019
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Katherine B. “Kay” Gagnier, 94, formerly of Route 3, West Plattsburgh, passed away on Saturday February 9, 2019 at the Clinton County Nursing Home with her loving family by her side. She was born in Fort Covington, NY (Akwesasne) on October 3, 1924 the daughter of Peter and Louise (McDonald) Back. Kay graduated from Bombay High School in 1942 and attended The Malone Commercial School. She moved to Plattsburgh in 1945 and was employed by Mason Dodge as a bookkeeper. Kay married the love of her life, Gerald “Jerry” Gagnier on June 20, 1949. She and Jerry owned and operated Gagnier’s Upholstering from 1963 until 2009. When she wasn’t working at the shop, Kay spent her time, quilting, baking (especially her famous chocolate chip cookies and refrigerated cheesecake.) Being a member of St. Alexander’s Church, she was devout catholic and strongly supported catholic education. Kay was predeceased by her parents, her husband Jerry, a sister Melissa, infant brother Peter and several brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law.
Kay was most proud of her children and their spouses; Stephen (Cynthia) Gagnier; Mike (Doreen Curtin) Gagnier, Louise (Terry) O’Connell, Irene (Mike) Rock, Chris (Sherry) Gagnier, Mary (Dave) Horton, 12 grandchildren, 12 great grandchildren, a sister Genevieve (Charlie) Peters, a brother-in-law and sister-in-law Robert and Jeanne Stone, several nieces and nephews. Her quiet demeanor and kind heart endeared her to all those who knew and loved her. Truly beautiful inside and out, she will be greatly missed.
There will be no calling hours.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Tuesday February 12, 2019 at 11:00 am at St. Alexander’s Church in Morrisonville. Interment will be later in the year in the parish cemetery.
Donations in her memory may be made to Seton Catholic.
Arrangements are entrusted to Brown Funeral Home, 29 Broad Street, Plattsburgh, NY 12901. Online condolences may be offered at
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  • Service

    Tuesday, February 12th, 2019 | 11:00am
    Tuesday, February 12th, 2019 11:00am
    St. Alexander's Church
    Church Street
    NY 12962
    Rev. Scott Seymour
  • Interment

    St. Alexander's Cemetery


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Barbara Stadnicki

Posted at 04:39pm
Dear Gagnier family - I will always remember your mom as a kind and generous lady. I remember seeing her and your dad on church on Sundays and we always had pleasant conversations. Without your mom's generous donations of surplus stuffing scraps, I would never have been able to do the special pillow projects I did with my students for over 10 years. I have heard from students that are now grown up who still remember making their pillows and have kept them for years. Your mom was a fellow quilter and I loved seeing her at the quilt guild meetings. She was always very proud of her grandchildren and spoke about them often. I am sure she has a special place in heaven and has left her family with many happy memories. Sincerely,

Barb Stadnicki

Rob Pinsonnault

Posted at 09:30am
Dar and my thoughts and prayers are with your family today.
We were blessed to have had the opportunity to meet your mom and dad some thirty years ago and so glad to have been around your wonderful family over the years with so many great times

While the loss of a parent is never easy you can take solace
in your mom being back with your dad and looking down on the fantastic legacy they left behind

Live Love Laugh and bask in all the many memories your fantastic family have enjoyed with your mom We are so glad our paths crossed again after high school with Dar taking that job in Chazy . We have so enjoyed our time and friendship with your family over the years This ride goes way to fast Love you all Safe travels


Robert Robare

Posted at 08:51am
Was so sad to hear about your Mom today.
What a sweet and special lady she was!
I will always have very warm memories of the times I got to spend with your Mom and Dad on K of C business in their shop.


Richard L Daly

Posted at 07:39am
Dear Family: My sincere sympathy. I shall donate to The Seton Catholic School in Katherine's memory. In 1983, my Dad took me to Jerry's upholstery shop, since he had been satisfied with Jerry's previous work on the family dining-room chairs. Jerry then re-upholstered my pickup seats. About 10 years ago I drove up to the place to ask about another upholstery job. Katherine informed me of Jerry's passing and the shop's closing... RIP+ Jerry. RIP+ Katherine. RD

Connie & Gary Giles

Posted at 08:35pm
We are so sorry to hear of the loss of your mother. Our thoughts & prayers are with you.

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