September 15, 1931 to December 27, 2013
Boonville- Bernard L. Lallier, 82, of Ford St. husband of Lorene, passed away at his residence, after a heroic battle with cancer, on Friday, December 27, 2013, while surrounded by the loving care of his family.
Affectionately known as Bernie, he was born in Kirschnerville, on September 15, 1931, a son of Peter A. and Delia Youngs Lallier. He grew up in Lyons Falls, where he graduated from high school with the Class of 1950. While in high school, Bernie lettered in Football, Basketball and Baseball and was the leading pitcher for the Baseball team.
In October, 1951, Mr. Lallier entered the U.S. Air Force, serving his country until his honorable discharge with the rank of Staff Sgt, on October 5, 1955. While serving in the Air Force he was an air craft mechanic, stationed in the U.S, Germany and Libya. Immediately thereafter, for a short time, he was employed at Georgia Pacific Paper Co. of Lyons Falls.
In 1957, Mr. Lallier began his employment at Griffiss Air Force Base in Rome, retiring in 1987, as Supervisor of the base Military Aircraft Transient Maintenance Department. For several years after his retirement, he was employed part time at Trainor Funeral Home, Boonville, and for many years he was a self employed TV repairman.
On November 9, 1957, Bernie was united in marriage with Lorene Urtz, at St. Joseph's Church, Boonville. In 1958, the couple purchased their present home where they have since lived.
In addition to his family, music was the sunshine of Bernie's life. He was a very talented musician, who was well known for his accordion, keyboard and guitar playing. For many years he was a member of the Rhythm Riders Band, a North Country favorite providing music for benefits and other social occasions. He greatly enjoyed camping with his family and attending musical entertainment at the Grand Ole Opry, Nashville, TN, and the Country Music Hall of Fame, in Branson, MO, as well as events at Turning Stone Casino.
Mr. Lallier attended the Lyons Falls Bible Fellowship Church and was a member of Charles J. Love Post American Legion, Boonville, and the Boonville Elks Lodge # 2158.
He is survived by his loving wife, Lorene; two daughters and sons in law, Debbie (Martin) Shue, Port Leyden, Darlene (Joseph) Hulbert, Remsen; one son and daughter in law, Darren (Tracy Kwasniewski) Lallier, Boonville; his grandchildren, Mandy Shue (Nate) Addley, Douglas (Karin) Brinkerhoff, Michael Shue and Monica, Bethany and Audrey Lallier; one sister, Clara Julian; step brothers; Richard, Tom, Claude, Joe and Louie Levesque; and two step sisters, Patty Levesque Watson and Marie Levesque Burnham. He was predeceased by a sister Bernice Lallier Galloway and by step brothers, Paul, Charlie, George and John Levesque.
His Funeral will be Monday at 11:00 A.M. at the Lyons Falls Bible Fellowship Church, Rt. 12, Lyons Falls, where Pastor Jeff Ford will officiate. Interment will be in the spring in St. Joseph's Cemetery, Boonville. Calling hours are Sunday 2-4 & 6-8 p.m. at Trainor Funeral Home, Inc. 143 Schuyler St. Boonville. Memorial contributions may be made to The American Cancer Society Oneida/Herkimer Branch Office 100 Lomond Place Utica, NY 13502 or to Hospice and Palliative Care, Inc. 4277 Middle Settlement Road New Hartford, NY 13413.
To leave an on-line message of sympathy, please visit www.trainorfuneralhome.com
September 26, 1941 to December 28, 2013
TURIN – Richard L. Barniak, 72, of Morgan Gulf Road, died Saturday at his home, under the loving care of his family and Lewis County Hospice.
Arrangements are incomplete with Iseneker Funeral Home, Inc., Lowville. Condolences may be made online at www.isenekerfuneralhome.com.
September 1, 1937 to December 21, 2013
Port Leyden - Percy A. Sullivan, 76, a long time resident of South Elm St. and husband of Irma, passed away on Saturday, December 21, 2013 at Lewis Co. General Hospital, Lowville, after a long illness.
In keeping with his wishes there will be no calling hours or services. Memorial contributions may be made to Port Leyden Fire Department Ambulance Fund. Arrangements are in care of Trainor Funeral Home, Inc. Boonville.
For an on-line message of sympathy, or to share a memorial of Percy, please go to www.trainorfuneralhome.com
January 8, 1961 - December 24, 2013
Boonville-Valerie M. Yousey, 52, of Hoffert Road passed away at her home December 24, 2013 after a short illness.
She was born in Lowville, NY on January 8, 1961 a daughter of Edward Sr. and Norma Austin Yousey. She grew up in Boonville and graduated from Adirondack Central High School. Valerie was employed as an independent contractor doing medical transcription from home for RI Transcriptions Solutions of Minneapolis, Minnesota.
Valerie was a Girl Scout and unit leader in the Boonville area for several years as well as Tiger Scout and Cub Scout leader. She was also an assistant little league coach for her son’s Rome National Little League. She served as a 4-H leader for several years. Valerie loved to camp, hike, fish and any outdoor activity. She loved being with her friends if just to picnic, socialize by a campfire or in the house. The best times were spent with her children doing stupid and crazy things like mini golf in the rain and standing out on her Mom and Dad’s deck while it was thundering and lightening. She greatly enjoyed Halloween and Christmas with Santa. She cherished spending time with the grandchildren, watching movies and girls day out with Alexis.
She was a member Stop Animal Cruelty in Hot Springs County (SAC), Malvern, Arkansas; she was an animal advocate for shelters all over the United States, networking animals in the shelters for forever homes. ADOPT-DON’T SHOP…….YOU ARE THEIR VOICE AND LAST CHANCE AT LIFE…….ONLY 1 of 600 dogs at a shelter are adopted, the rest are euthanized!!!!! Save a life, ADOPT!!!!! “In my next life…..I want to volunteer to help at the Rainbow Bridge (that’s where animals wait for their owners to cross over into heaven together.) If I can’t advocate her on earth anymore for the precious baby’s maybe I can at least welcome the newcomers at the bridge to their new life!!!!” Surviving are significant other, Andrew L. Pruckno, Boonville; daughter, Jennifer Yousey-Lyman, her husband Jesse, Porter Corners, NY; son, Justin Yousey, Boonville; grandchildren, Kaidyn Stevens, Zachary Lyman and Alexis Stevens, all of Porter Corners, NY; brother, Edward G. Yousey II and his wife, Crystal, Starr, S.C.; nephews, Dale and David Yousey and their families, S.C.; her second moms, Jane Jones and Clara Mae Munn.; her best friends, Susan Cain and Becky Fox and many good friends. She was predeceased by her father, Edward in 2007, her mother, Norma in 2012 and a nephew, Edward G. Yousey III in 1993.
A Celebration of Life service will be held on Monday, December 30 at 6 p.m. with Pastor Lynn Lockwood officiating. Calling hours will be 4-6 p.m. prior to the service at Mills Funeral Home, 301 Post Street, Boonville. Contributions in her name may be made to Stop Animal Cruelty Today, PO Box 1521, Malvern, Arkansas, 72104.
For an online message of sympathy go to www.millsfuneralhomes.com
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