Anne (LaClair) TItus

Obituary of Anne (LaClair) TItus

Anne (LaClair) Titus

Anne Titus, 68, of Moira, NY passed away on 9/30/2017 in her home. She was a born June 1, 1949, at Alice Hyde Hospital in Malone to William and Mary (Jarvis) LaClair.

Anne attended school at Ellenburg Central (now Northern Adirondack School) and Brushton-Moira Central School. She graduated on June 20, 1969.

On June 20, 1970, Anne married Robert Titus at St. Mary's Roman Catholic Church in Brushton. Together they had four children.

Anne worked full-time while studying as an adult learner. She attended North Country Community College (AAS degree in business administration), Empire State College (BPS in accounting and business management), SUNY Potsdam (MS in Education specializing in instructional technology), and SUNY Buffalo (courses in library science). In 2000 she was inducted into Kappa Delta Pi, an international honor society in education. She obtained two New York certifications in 2001, Business and Distributive Education, and School Media Specialist.

Anne started work at Roy and Rita's Country Kitchen in North Bangor. She spent twenty-five years (1986-2011) at Brushton-Moira Central School (BMC), where she worked as a cleaner, library clerk, claims auditor, central treasurer, and transportation clerk.

After retirement, Anne worked the following year as BMC's claims auditor, and did a few months substituting as a long-term clerk in the succeeding year. Then, from 2012-2016 Anne worked as a teacher substitute at Salmon River, Malone Central and North Franklin Educational Center. She was a long-term business teacher at Salmon River in 2016.

Surviving Anne are her husband Robert, and three of her children, Charlene (William) Delarm of North Bangor, Edith (Jerry) Thompson of Malone, and Ryan (Mary) Titus of Potsdam. She is also survived by four grandchildren, Sandra and Erica Delarm and Matthew and Nicholas Thompson. Five siblings survive, Sylvester (Joyce) LaClair of Churubusco, Francis LaClair of Constable, Katherine (Jack) Henderson of North Bangor, Anthony (Mary Jane) LaClair of Moira, and Veronica Tatro of Malone.

Anne was predeceased by her son, Kevin Titus in 2008, her parents, and her siblings, Margaret VanNortwick, Donald LaClair, Cecilia LaBombard, Elizabeth Harris, Richard LaClair, and Leonard LaClair.

Funeral arrangements are through the Flint Funeral Home in Moira. Private viewing will be at the convenience of the family. A Mass of Resurrection will be celebrated at St. Mary's in Brushton on Tuesday (Oct. 3, 2017) at 10:00 A.M. Burial will immediately follow at St. Mary's Cemetery on County Route 7 (Gale Road) in Brushton.

In lieu of flowers Anne requested that masses be said or that donations be made to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital.