Virginia Lagree, 97, formerly of Churubusco died Friday, January 10, 2020 at Meadowbrook Nursing Home, Plattsburgh.

Born on March 19, 1922 in Churubusco, NY, she was the daughter of William and Emma (Parent) Ezrow.

She was married to George Lagree in 1940 at Immaculate Heart of Mary Church, Churubusco. He predeceased her in 1970.

Mrs. Lagree graduated from Chateaugay High School with the Class of 1939. She aided in the operation of the family business, Summit Hotel with her husband and mother-in-law until the death of her husband in 1970. She then attended nursing school and became an LPN. She was employed at CVPH Medical Center for 15 years until her retirement in 1986.

She is survived by two sons and a daughter-in-law, Lawrence and Diane Lagree of Churubusco, Gary Lagree of Folsom, CA; seven grandchildren, Debra Bushey, Mary Rabideau, Lorie Vachon, Melissa Peryea, Justin Bushey, Jeffrey Lagree and Jennifer Zajak; eleven great-grandchildren, Sarah and Katherine Bushey, Matthew and Lucas Rabideau, Brandon and Kyle Vachon, Cody Peryea, Jake, Drew and Brody Bushey and Johnny Zitto; three sisters and a brother-on-law, Margaret Blum of Rochester, Grace Harrington of Malone, Eunice and James Caffrey of Sumpter, SC; special former daughter-in-law, Patricia Lagree Seaton; several nieces and nephews.

Besides her husband, she was predeceased by her parents; three brothers, Herman, Lester and Raymond Ezrow; a sister, Anne Poupore; three brothers-in-law, William Blum, Ernest Poupore and John Harrington.

Services will be private and at the convenience of the family.

Burial will take place in the spring at Immaculate Heart Cemetery, Churubusco.

Donations in her memory may be made to the Churubusco Fire Department and the Birch Lane Activity Fund at Meadowbrook Nursing Home.

Arrangements are with the Chateaugay Funeral Home. Online condolences may be offered at

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