Katherine I. LaShomb

March 10, 1935January 26, 2021

Mrs. Katherine I. LaShomb, age 85, of Potsdam, NY passed away on January 26, 2021 at her residence in the Village of Potsdam while under the care of her family and Hospice and Palliative Care of the St. Lawrence Valley. Arrangements for cremation are with the Garner Funeral Service. Burial will take place in the spring at the Calvary Cemetery in Massena, NY. Thoughts, memories and condolences can be shared

Katherine is survived by her son Stanley (Beth Couglin) LaShomb of Potsdam; son in law Brian Loveless; daughters Cynthia Gilbert of Potsdam, Debra (Ted) Muller of Metuchen, NJ, Mary (Kerry) Matthews of Spokane, WA and Michele LaShomb of Potsdam; sisters Carmela Gardner of Massena and Chi Chi (John) Garcia of Bloomington, IN, 2 grandchildren Joey LaShomb and Zoe Loveless. She is predeceased by her husband Stanley LaShomb; a daughter Charmaine Loveless; a brother Sam Calipari and sisters Betty Caldwell, Angie Petra and Mary Brunt and son in law Ron Gilbert.

Mrs. Katherine I. LaShomb was born on March 10, 1935 in Massena, NY to the late Vincent Calipari and Aletha Steerney. She attended Massena Central Schools. On August 21, 1954 at St. Mary’s Church in Massena, NY she was married to Stanley LaShomb.

Katherine worked for the Warner Bra factory in Massena for a years and then she and her husband were the owners and operators of St. Lawrence Supply in Potsdam from 1970 until their retirement in 1987. Contributions in her memory can be made to the Alzheimer’s Association @ 4 Pine West Plaza # 405, Albany, NY 12205 or to the Potsdam Humane Society @ 17 Madrid Ave. Potsdam, NY 13676.


  • Alzheimer’s Association
  • Potsdam Humane Society


  • Graveside Service in the spring


Katherine I. LaShomb

have a memory or condolence to add?

Tom Weaver

February 2, 2021

Dear Cindy & family, So sorry to hear of your moms passing.
I have fond memories of her and your
family. Remember... family is always with
you. Tom

Sue Maroney

January 30, 2021

Deepest sympathies to all of Katherine's children from Tim and Sue Maroney.

Robert Reagan

January 29, 2021

Cynthia, Stanley and Brian & Family,
Sorry about your loss. I always enjoyed visiting with Katherine in Kinney's when we would meet there. I'm sure that the good Lord will take good care of her!
Robert E. Reagan

Al Cunningham

January 29, 2021

Cindy and Family,
So sorry to hear about your mother.
Hold tight to all your great memories with her over the years,
With sincere sympathy.

Mary Wellings

January 27, 2021

Have fond memories of the Mayfield gang on the patio playing cards or having picnics -will miss you

Martha Burkum

January 27, 2021

Michele and family,
So sorry to hear about your mother.
May your beautiful memories of her comfort you at this difficult time.

Betty LaBar

January 27, 2021

My thoughts and prayers are with you all at this time.she was a wonderful lady and will be missed by many

Jay and Claire LaShomb

January 26, 2021

So sorry to hear of Aunt Katherine's
Hugs and Kisses
Jay and Claire