Barbara Casagrain

Obituary of Barbara Casagrain

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated for Barbara L. Casagrain, age 92, of Tupper Lake, on Saturday, October 17, 2020 at 10:00AM at St. Alphonsus Holy Name Parish with Rev. Douglas Decker officiating. The family will greet guests and friends from 9:00AM until the time of the Mass in the vestibule of the Church. Burial will follow the Mass in Holy Name Cemetery. Mrs. Casagrain went to rest with the angels on Wednesday, October 14, 2020. Arrangements are under the care and direction of Frary-Stuart Funeral Home of Tupper Lake. She is survived by her sister, Muriel Beaudette, of Tupper Lake; her nephews, Vaughn Casagrain and his wife, Mary, Gary Casagrain and his wife, Barb, of Tupper Lake; and many other nieces, nephews, and cousins. She is predeceased by her husband, Vernon Casagrain and her parents, Charles and Bertha Laramee . Barbara was born on October 27, 1927, in Tupper Lake, the daughter of Charles and Bertha Hodges Laramee. She graduated from Tupper Lake High School in 1946. Barbara married Vernon Casagrain on May 1, 1948 at Holy Name Church. She worked for the Oval Wood Dish Company for over 44 years before retiring in 1991. She later volunteered for Franklin County Head Start of JCEO as a foster grandparent from 2005 to 2015. She loved to travel with her sisters and had a fondness for all animals especially cats; she also loved cartoons, big band and country western music, the arts, and spending time with her family. For those who knew her best she loved “coffee” and she once said , “I love coffee so much I wish I could bathe in it!” To celebrate her life we toast in her memory “good to the last drop!” Donations in her memory may be made to Tri-Lakes SPCA, 255 George Lapan Memorial Highway, Saranac Lake, NY 12983. Condolences can be made online at
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