Obituary of Sherwood LaFountain
Sherwood P. "Woody" LaFountain, 73, passed away Thursday, April 20, 2017 at home with his family by his side. He was born March 26, 1944 in Keeseville, NY the son of the late Alfred and Helen (Martin) LaFountain and attended schools there.
Woody was employed as a machinist with Remington Arms for 38 years prior to his retirement, after retiring he worked at Bosch Cedarville Farm and was caretaker of the Cedarville Cemetery as well as being active in the Cedarville community helping anyone he could. He was an avid Yankees fan as well as a KC Chiefs fan, in his younger years he enjoyed softball and bowling.
Woody is survived by his wife Mary, a son and daughter in law Paul and Cathy of Cedarville, two daughters and a son in law Lisa LaFountain of Utica and Trudie and Jack Picknell and a daughter in law Sheila LaFountain of Schuyler, his brother Norman, sister Shirley Kusalonis, sister and brother in law Sharon and Howard Welch all of Keeseville, brother and sister in law Stanley and June of NC, and brother and sister in law Nicholas and Ann of Keeseville, twelve grandchildren nine great grandchildren, with two more scheduled to arrive shortly, also several nieces nephews and cousins. He was predeceased by his son James, brother and sister in law Sidney and Shirley, sister in law Kathryn and brother in law Leo Kusalonis.
Services will be Thursday, April 27, 2017 at 6:00 PM from the Whiter-Hendrix Funeral Home, Inc. 100 Otsego St., Ilion. Friends may call from 4:00-6:00 P.M at the funeral home.
Friends are asked to consider memorials to the American Cancer Society, envelopes will be available at the Whiter-Hendrix Funeral Home.
To leave an online condolence and light a candle please go to www.whiter-hendrix.com.
The Whiter Funeral Company was started in 1893 by H.A. Whiter and was originally located in Forestport, NY. Following a fire in Forestport our family relocated in Ilion, and reopened the funeral home, in the early 1900's.
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