Bruce Neverett

Obituary of Bruce Floyd Neverett

Bruce Floyd "Grandpa" Neverett, 76, of Main Street, Keeseville, died Sunday, March 21, 2021 at his home, under the loving care of his family, including grandson Cory (Shellie), and Hospice of the North Country. He was born in Plattsburgh, November 13, 1944, the son of Floyd and Norma (Tellier) Neverett. He grew up in Keeseville and attended Keeseville High School. Bruce owned and helped operate Pleasant Corner Restaurant in Keeseville for 44 years. He and Esther opened April 5, 1976 on the property where Stewart's is currently located in Keeseville. The only days they closed in all of their 44 years, was November 12, 1990 through November 14, 1990, due to the transition from the original location, to their current location on 9N. Bruce's duties at the restaurant included waiting tables, working the register, laundry of towels and such, errands to Sam's Club, Aldi's, and the bank, and a host of other tasks. Bruce also continued his father's used car lot for many years, Floyd Neverett Used Cars. He was a 20 year member of Keeseville Fire Dept. and was also a member of the Keeseville Elks Lodge #2072 for many years. He enjoyed playing poker at the casino, hunting, fishing – both warm weather and ice, and snowmobiling. Bruce was very family orientated and genuinely loved people. He enjoyed greeting old friends and meeting new ones, at the restaurant. Bruce and Esther enjoyed traveling in their spare time. Together they visited Aruba, St. Martin, Martinique, Puerto Rico, Dominican Republic, Florida, and the Western portion of the US. Left to cherish the memory of Bruce are, his wife of 44 years, Esther Elizabeth (Martin) Neverett, who he married February 27, 1972 in Keeseville; one daughter, Deborah Clauson; sister, Nancy Neverett; brother, Richard Neverett; step children, Timothy (Kathy) Pickering, Deborah Lawyer, and Richard (Marie) Passino; and several grandchildren, great-grandchildren, cousins, nieces, and nephews. In addition to his parents, he was predeceased by a step-daughter, Jeanette Passino; and grandson, John F. Lawyer, III. At Bruce's request, there will be no public visitation or funeral. A graveside service will be held at a later date in the Port Douglas Cemetery. Donations in his memory may be made to the Keeseville Fire Dept. or Hospice of the North Country. Arrangements are in the care of the Hamilton Funeral Home, 124 Clinton Street, Keeseville, 834-7667.
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