GOUVERNEUR- Ernest "Roy" W. Cardinell, age 67, of Gouverneur, passed away on August 5, 2018 in Syracuse.
There will be a graveside service for Ernest on Friday, August 10, 2018 at 1:30 p.m. at the Pleasant Lake Cemetery in Macomb. Condolences may be shared online at www.frenchfuneralhomes.com.
Roy was born on July 3, 1951 in Potsdam, NY to the late Kimball E. and Marion D. (LaFave) Cardinell. He graduated from Hermon-DeKalb Central School in 1970 and then entered into the United States Army where he served from 1971 until his honorable discharge in 1972.
Roy was a carpenter for R&S Construction for eight years. Before that he worked for various people doing all kinds of jobs, such as farm work and black top.
Surviving are two sisters, Norma Wilmet of Gouverneur and Janet and Edward Bergeron of Florida; two brothers, James Cardinell of Massena and Ronald and Linda Cardinell of Macomb.
Roy is predeceased by his parents and two brothers, Donald and Richard Cardinell.
Donations may be made in Roy's memory to your local Disabled American Veterans or to the St. Lawrence County Cancer Fund, PO Box 291, Canton NY 13617.