Donald George Sovie
August 4, 1936 – December 2, 2021
Donald George Sovie, aged 85, of Syracuse NY passed away on December 2, 2021 at Loretto Health and Rehab Center, Syracuse, with his family by his side.
He was born August 4, 1936 to Beverly and George Sovie in Ogdensburg, NY. He graduated from Ogdensburg Free Academy in 1955. Don was a past president of Barney Pond Fish & Game Club in South Colton, NY where he loved to spend time hunting and fishing with his family and friends. He was an original member of the Ogdensburg Volunteer Rescue Squad, serving as a Chief while with the organization. At one time Donald owned an upholstery shop in Ogdensburg. He also worked on the St. Lawrence Seaway with his father George. Additionally, he worked at Diamond National in Ogdensburg, Ford Motor Co in Michigan, and retired from Zee Medical in Syracuse.
He is survived by his wife Darlene, son Christopher (Laura) Sovie, daughter Teresa (Curtis) Dishaw, son Jeffrey Sovie, daughter Lisa Negrisor (Debbie Mickle), former spouse Carolyn Ladue, brother-in-law Jim Marion, seven grandchildren, several great-grandchildren, and many cousins.
He was predeceased by his parents Beverly and George, sister Janice Marion, and great grandson Anthony Drew McNichol VI.
There will be no services. Burial will be at St. Mary’s Cemetery in Potsdam, NY at the convenience of the family.
Donations can be made in his name to the St. Lawrence Valley SPCA in Ogdensburg.
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