Doris E. Ferguson

April 11, 1935February 28, 2018

A graveside service for Doris E. Ferguson, age 82 of Ogdensburg will be held at a time to be announced at the Ogdensburgh Cemetery. Ms. Ferguson passed away on Wednesday (Feb 28th) at the Riverledge Healthcare Facility.

She is survived by many nieces, nephews and cousins. Her brothers Gerald, Edward “Teddy”, Stanley, Donald, Richard, Thomas and David Ferguson, along with two sisters Jacqueline Dennie & Charlotte Mourick predeceased her.

Doris was born on April 11, 1935 in Ogdensburg NY, a daughter of the late Edward & Rachel (Bezanson) Ferguson. She attended Ogdensburg schools for her education, and entered the United Helpers Nursing Home at a young age where she has been a resident for 40+ years.

She enjoyed embroidery, playing bingo and visiting with friends. Memorial contributions can be made to the Riverledge Healthcare Facility; 8101 SH 68; Ogdensburg, NY 13669. Fond memories and expressions of sympathy may be shared at for the Ferguson family.


  • Graveside service in the spring

Doris E. Ferguson

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Dawna Larue

March 20, 2018

I'm so sorry to hear about the passing of Doris. I had the great pleasure of being able to get to know and take care of her for a few years. She was always ready with a joke when I would come in her room our serert word was "my little walnut" even after I retired I would still go to uh to see all the "young" folks and my friends that I enjoyed while I was a cna for 25 years. Doris soar high my dear friend and god bless you.

Karen A. Morley Harris

March 20, 2018

I fondly remember visiting Doris at the United Helpers Nursing Home on State Street and also at the new place up on the hill!!! My mom and Mr. Russell ran the place for awhile --Mr. Fred Boehiem recently passed away also--he was at the old place when it all started!!!! I saw young Freddy at our 40th class reunion this passed summer--his mom is still alive!!! Edith Buxton was the other lady I used to visit that was in a wheel chair when I was young too!!! The good old days!!! I went up to United Helpers for the first time this year to see Mrs. Jean Duprey--our old neighbor--she turned 95 this year and just passed away!!! She had all her whits about her until the end but could not see/her granddaughter Becky did everything she could to help her!!!! It was very hard for me to go up there but I did go up there a few times all by myself to go to see Mrs. Jean Duprey--God Bless her Heart as she rests in peace with her husband Stutz and her son Danny and to all the others whom I knew that passed that I loved from United Helpers Nursing Home!!! God Bless You All--- Love and friendship--Karen An Morley Harris

Dorene Shattuck

March 6, 2018

So sad to hear of Doris's passing. She was a friend to my mom when she was in the nursing home. She was also a good friend to my daughter who was 8 years old and would go there to visit. I remember her running the little store they had there. She always had a smile on her face to greet you.

Pat Mandigo

March 2, 2018

I remember Doris at the NURSING home back in 2003. She was a kind
And caring soul I always visited with her when I was there to see a friend of mine. REST IN PEACE DORIS YOU EARNED YOUR WINGS. THOUGHTS AND PRAYERS TO THE FAMILY.