Mrs. Cassandra (Cassie) L. Gushlaw, 51, of Clayton, died January 23rd, suddenly at her residence. Due to Covid the funeral will be private at the family’s convenience.
Cassie was born June 19th, 1969, in El Centro, California, the daughter of Bruce and Bobbie Hignight MacDonald. She attended 1000 Islands Schools.
On June 11th, 1988, she married, Michael Gushlaw, at his parents’ home in Clayton.
Cassie worked for a time for the United States Postal Service, for a short time at the Harbor Inn in Clayton, she helped her husband as owner and operators of the Napa Parts Store in Chaumont, and at the time of her death she helped run their business C&M Auto Repair in Clayton.
She was a member of the Clayton American Legion Ladies Auxiliary.
Cassie loved shopping, and helping her husband take care of their goat farm where they had over 40 goats. She enjoyed playing Quick Draw at the CWay Inn and playing tickets at the Clayton American Legion.
Surviving besides her husband Mike, is her two sons, Cory and his companion JeriLynn Johnston, and Cole and his wife Stephanie; aunts and uncles.
One son, Michael, died in infancy in 1989.
Donations can be made in her name to the local chapter of the American Cancer Society, the American Heart Association, or T.I.E.R.S., P.O. Box 524, Clayton, N.Y. 13624.
Caryl A Mallette
Mike and boys: I am so sorry to read about Cassie. Thinking of you all. God Bless.
Tom and Darlene Bush
Mike, Cory, Cole: So sorry to learn of Cassie’s passing. Thoughts and prayers to you all during this difficult time.
Barbara A. Owens
Dear Mike. My deepest sympathies to you and the boys.
Cassie was a friend that will always be remembered in our thoughts and in our heart as a wonderful young lady.
Larry & Nancy Deshaw
Mike..so very sorry to hear of your wife’s passing. May she rest in peace
Thomas & Debbie Mynch
Mike, Cory, Cole, we are so sorry for your loss. You will be in our prayers and thoughts.
Mike, Cory and Cole… There are no words capable of expressing how sad we are. Praying for you guys and sending love your way! Cassie was one of a kind and will never be forgotten! Love-Norgard’s
Ben and Kimberly Brannan
Mike our hearts are broken. Prayers for you and your family
Mike and sons…I am so sorry to hear of your loss…you will all be in my thoughts and prayers.
Steve &Susan Nuber
Mike and sons , so very sorry to hear of your sudden and tragic loss of Cassie. Our thoughts and prayers are with you
Mike and sons, So sorry to hear of Cassies passing. You are in our thoughts and prayers.
Gary & Lisa Davoy
Thoughts and prayers to you and your family, Mike. I am so sorry for your loss. Sending love your way.
So sorry for your loss
Mike and family, my most sincere condolences. We will be praying for you.
Heinz & Rosalie Wahl
Mike, Cory and Cole, I am lost for words. Cassie was such a beautiful person. My heart breaks for you. I pray you find peace.
Mike and family,
I am so sorry to hear of Cassie’s passing.
My thoughts and prayers are with you during this difficult time.
I pray your wonderful memories bring you peace.
Cassie will be remembered fondly by all that knew her.
❤ Doug, Tammy and Bentley
Jack & Barb
Mike,Cory and Cole- We are shocked and saddened by Cassies sudden passing. So sorry for your Loss
Jeffery W Dickey
I am so sorry to hear of your lose, you and the boys will be in my thoughts and prayers.
Vicki l. Weller
Mike and family
John and I were very saddened to hear about Cassie. We are so very sorry for the loss of your beloved wife and mother. You are in our thoughts and prayers. John and Vicki Weller
Mike and sons, I am so very sorry to hear of Cassies passing. You are in my thoughts and prayers.
Mike, I’m sorry to hear of the family loss. My condolences to you and the boys. Dana
Mike and boys. I am so sorry to here about Cassie. That girl could always make me laugh. Always had fun hanging out with her. She will definitely be missed. I’m thinking of you all. Take care.
Dennis H Honeywell
My thoughts are with you.
Mike and family,
My thoughts and prayers are with you at this most difficult time.
Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.
Peter and Janelle Segouin
Mike & boys, Kent & I are so sorry to hear about Cassie. You are all in our thoughts & prayers.
Kent & Mary Anderson
Sue and Matt
Mike, our hearts break for you and your sons. We are so very sorry. Let us know if we can do anything. May Cassie forever Rest In Peace. Thinking of you… Sue and Matt
Mike and Boys,
I am shocked and sad to hear of Cassies passing. Nothing I can say will ease the pain.
Duane & Cindy
Mike, Cory, Cole & Family –
Our family is thinking of yours during this sad time.
The Durr Family
Mike, Cory, Cole and Family –
Our family is thinking of yours during this sad time
The Durr Family
Mike, Cory and Cole, we are shocked and saddened of Cassie’s passing. May you find comfort and strength in each other, family and friends.
Bob and Kim Duellman
Stewart and Diana Peters
Our thoughts and prayers are with you. So sorry for your lost!!
Mike and Boys, we are so sadden to hear of your beloved wife and mothers passing. Words are hard to gather,but know that we are thinking of you all and sending much love.
Heather & Bill Gill
Mike Cory & Cole,
The Prouty family sends most sincere thoughts
& prayers to your entire family . We are so sorry .
Vincent & nancy Prouty
So sorry, Mike, Cory, and Cole of the passing of your beloved wife and mother, Cassy. My thoughts and prayers are with you at this difficult time.
Mile and family,
Words will not wipe away your tears and hugs may not ease the pain, but hold on to your memories because forever they will remain.
You are in our thoughts.
Bill and Rhonda
I am deeply saddened by this news, my condolences go out to Mike and the boys at this time of loss. May you all find peace in knowing that heaven gained such a wonderful Angel.
Mike, Cory and Cole,
Our sincere sympathies for you as you struggle through this terribly sad time. So very sorry for your loss
Mike, Cory & Cole,
We were heartbroken when we heard about Cassie, we are praying for you all during this time of sadness. If there is anything that you need please don’t hesitate to ask.
Bruce & Tona Dano and Steve Lowe
mary e green
Mike, Cory and Cole-we are so sorry for your loss.Cassie was a great person and will be missed by all who knew her…nay you find comfort in each other and all your memories. If we can do ANYTHING_please let us know. Take care-sending peace, love and prayers…
Marsh and Mary
Mike and Jeanette Countryman
Mike and boys, such a sudden loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all and always. God bless.
Tina Steve Londerville
Mike and family, I am stunned. As I’m sure you all are. Cass was such a fun loving person. We are so so heartbroken for all of you. May God Bless you all with Beautiful memories of a woman you all loved dearly. If there is anything we can do please let us know. You are in our hearts.❤❤
Chris and Aleatha Williams and family
Mike,Cory and Cole. There is not one word I can say to ease your pain. We are deeply sorry for your loss. She was such a wonderful person and will missed by everyone. We are here if you should need anything at all. God bless you all. You are in our hearts and prayers
Mike, Cory, & Cole
I been trying to figure out what I wanted to say to you guys… I am very sorry to to hear about Cassie… I know things did not work out with her son and I but I thought of you all like family and Cassie as a mother to me.. Mike and Cassie had made me feel like one of their owns. Cassie was a wonderful woman she had a big heart… will be missed I still can’t get over this my thoughts and prayers are with you all I am here if you need anything ❤ ps, I will never forget or trips to Watertown to Tractor supply, and then going out to get dinner, and on my days off we went shopping.. and how she gave my moms dog her name miss you Cassie
My heart goes out to Mike, Cole and cory and for a period of time we were family and a cherish all of our memories. Cassie your boys will miss you dearly. As time goes on they will find their way knowing your job their to guide them you and your mom.
Carrie Townsend/Bailie & Chloe Gokey
Mike, we are so sorry to hear about Cassie. My heart breaks for you and the boys so much. I’m sending you all ((hugs)) and lots of prayers to comfort you all in this sad time.
Mike, Wishing you and your family strength during this challenging time. RIP Cassie.
Matt &Deb Foisy
Mike,Cory and Cole,
So very sorry for your sudden loss of your wife/mom.Our thoughts and prayers are with you during this difficult time. Matt&Deb Foisy and family
Mike , Cory, Cole we are so sorry for your loss Gordy and Shirley
I am shocked and saddened to hear of Cassie’s passing. I am so very sorry. You are all in my thoughts.
Mike and family I am so sorry to read of Cassie’s passing. I hope happy memories can help you through this difficult time. You are in my thoughts and prayers.