November 8, 1917 to May 27, 2013
Boonville-Dean L. Marcy, 95 of State Route 294, Boonviile, passed away unexpectedly at home May 27, 2013.
Dean was born in Boonville a son of Adolph and Anna Larsen Marcy November 8, 1917. He grew up on the family farm on Route 294, graduated from Boonville High School in 1936. On September 18, 1940 he married Laura Dutch at St. Mary’s Church, West Leyden. She died March 6, 1999. Dean entered the US Army February 23, 1943 and was honorably discharged December 23, 1945. After he came home he was employed a short time at Revere Copper & Brass, Rome. Then operated several dairy farms in the area and operated a trucking business for many years and was a school bus driver for Adirondack Central School retiring in the early 1980’s. Dean married Eileen Seymour July 3, 2004 in Boonville. He served as town justice, town clerk and the Z.B.A. all for the Town of Boonville. He was a member of AARP, Boonville American Legion Love Post 406, past commander of Harland J. Hennessy, VFW and Boonville Elks Lodge. Dean was able to participate in military events and funerals with the loving help of his wife, Eileen. He enjoyed bowling with son John, SU basketball, Yankees and all sports.
Surviving are his wife Eileen; one son and daughter-in-law, John and Rebecca Marcy, Boonville; one daughter, Terry Marcy, Lyons Falls; six grandchildren, Michael, Julie, Michelle, Aaron, Carey and Nicole; eleven great-grandchildren; step children, Kathy, Dale, Barbara, William, Robert and Ed; 17 step grandchildren; five step great grandchildren; two sisters, Elaine Smith and Janice Yauger, Boonville. Dean was predeceased by a son, James Dean Marcy October 16, 1976 and two brothers, Lydon and Wayne Marcy and one sister Lura Hutton.
A Requiem Eucharist will be held on Friday, May 31, 2013 at 10:30 at St Mark’s Episcopal Church, Port Leyden with Rev. Doctor John F. LaVoe as celebrant. Calling hours will be held on Thursday at Mills Funeral Home, 301 Post Street, Boonville, from 4-7 p.m. Burial will be in St. Joseph’s Cemetery, Boonville with military honors.
Memorial contributions can be made to the Boonville Ambulance Fund. Food donations can be brought to the Love Post American Legion after 9 a.m. on Friday.
For an online message of sympathy please go to www.millsfuneralhomes.com
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