McCue, 82, of Brookside Circle, Lowville, died Wednesday
morning, Aug. 22, at his home.
A memorial service will be 2 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 25, at
Trinity Episcopal Church, Lowville. There are no calling
hours. Burial will be in the Lowville Rural Cemetery at the
convenience of the family.
Born March 9, 1930, in the town of Martinsburg, a son of the
late Melvin and Ella Meyer McCue, he graduated in 1948 from
Lowville Academy and Central School.
He married Dorothy Smith on Aug. 22, 1953, in Stamford, NY,
with Rev. Mark Smith officiating.
John worked on the family farm until buying it in 1955.
Together with his wife, the couple owned and operated the
dairy farm from 1955 until 1978, when John retired due to
Mr. McCue was a member of Trinity Episcopal Church,
He was a past director of the Lewis County Agricultural
Society Board, and was past cattle superintendent at the
Lewis County Fair for many years. John was a past director
of the Lewis County Dairy Cooperative, and a past director
of Lewis County Cooperative Extension.
He was a member of B.P.O.E. 1605, Lowville Elks Lodge, and a
past member of Lowville Grange.
John enjoyed reading, planning trips, traveling, and
spending time with his family.
Surviving are his wife of 59 years, Dot; two sons, J. Craig
and Gayle McCue of Covington, Va.; Dr. Patrick and Diane
McCue of Fort Collins, Colo.; three sisters and a
brother-in-law, Anna and Raymond Gordon, Doris Stanton,
Sarah Tiffany, all of Lowville; a brother and sister-in-law,
Paul and Pauline McCue of North Carolina; four
grandchildren; one great-granddaughter; and several nieces,
nephews and cousins.
Two sisters, Mary Kelly and Shirley Adydan, and a brother,
Robert M. McCue, all died before him.
Contributions may be made to Lewis County General Hospital
Dialysis Unit, 7785 N. State St., Lowville, NY 13367.
may be made online at www.isenekerfuneralhome.com.
Information provided by Iseneker Funeral Home of Lowville and