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Obituary of Gary Lee Schermerhorn
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Gary Lee Schermerhorn Plattsburgh, NY - Gary Lee Schermerhorn, 68, of Peru Street, Plattsburgh, died Tuesday, December 2, 2008 at his home. He was born in Cambridge, NY, September 11, 1940, the son of Wilfred and Dora (Towns) Schermerhorn. Gary grew up in Greenwich, NY, and attended Greenwich High School. He enlisted in the United States Army in 1960 and was honorably discharged in 1962. He worked for Pratt and Whitney in Hartford, CT for several years. He then became a calendar clerk for the Legislature in Albany. He later moved to Plattsburgh and served as aide for Sen. Ronald B. Stafford, a position he held for about 20 years. Lastly he owned and operated North Country Advertising Specialties. He was a member of the Plattsburgh Moose lodge. Gary was an avid NASCAR fan and especially enjoyed watching Tony Stewart. He also enjoyed visiting and spending time with his many friends in the Plattsburgh area. Survivors include his mother, Dora (Towns) Schermerhorn of Greenwich; his three siblings, Lynn Schermerhorn and wife Phylaine of Oceanside, California, Ronald Schermerhorn of Lexington, Kentucky, and Kathy Schermerhorn of Greenwich; one nephew, Bryan Schermerhorn of Reseda, California; and one aunt, and several cousins. He was predeceased by his father. There will be no public calling hours. A graveside service will be held Wednesday, December 10, 2008 at 1pm at the Saratoga National Cemetery in Schuylerville, NY. Arrangements are in the care of the Hamilton Funeral Home, 294 Mannix Road, Peru. To light an online candle and offer condolences in the memory of Gary Schermerhorn please visit www.hamiltonfuneralhome.com 643-9055
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