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Ricky A. Gushlaw

June 1, 2019

Ricky A. Gushlaw, 58, formerly of Gouverneur, passed away at his home in Clayton, Saturday, June 1, 2019.

A memorial service will be held on Wednesday, June 12, at 2 PM at the Depauville United Methodist Church with Rev. Earl Lalone, pastor, presiding. There will be no calling hours and arrangements are entrusted with Cummings Funeral Service, Inc., Clayton.

Ricky was born in Alexandria Bay on December 12, 1960, the son of the late Alton J. "Butch" and Shirley M. Cox Gushlaw. A marriage to Trudy Clark ended in divorce.

He is survived by his three brothers, Joseph E. Gushlaw and wife Tina, Danny L. Gushlaw and companion Susan Brown, and Chris M. Gushlaw, all of Clayton, his sister, Margie M. Docteur, Redwood, several aunts and uncles, and numerous nieces, nephews, and cousins. His father died September 20, 2014 and his mother died February 5, 2019. He was also predeceased by his brother, Jeff J. Gushlaw.

In lieu of flowers, donations in Ricky's name may be made to the Depauville United Methodist Church, c/o Clayton United Methodist Church, 324 John St., Clayton, NY 13624. Online condolences to his family may be posted at www.cummingsfuneral.com.


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