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  • George Alfred Lussier, Jr.

  • Mr. George Alfred Lussier, Jr., 96, a resident of Alpine Rehabilitation and Nursing Center and a former Rockton Plaza resident, died Wednesday evening, May 1, 2013, with his daughter, Betty, and grandchildren at his side.

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  • Mr. George Alfred Lussier, Jr., 96, a resident of Alpine Rehabilitation and Nursing Center and a former Rockton Plaza resident, died Wednesday evening, May 1, 2013, with his daughter, Betty, and grandchildren at his side.
    He was born on April 30, 1917, in Scottstown Quebec, Canada, the son of George A. and Harriet M. (Coburn) Lussier and came to the United States with his family in 1920. His family located in Forestport where he attended schools.
    His marriage to the former Mildred C. LaBlanc took place on May 22, 1941. Mrs. Lussier predeceased him on Feb. 6, 1994.
    George was employed in many occupations during his working life. At first he was employed by the New York Central Railroad out of Forestport. Then he was a member of the Civilian Conservation Corps from 1938-1939. After which he went to work for the former Eastern Foot Wear Company of Newport and Dolgeville. His major working achievement was with the former UNIVAC Company of Utica as an electrician from 1951-1975. He retired from ICL Corporation many years ago.
    George was of the Catholic faith and while a resident of Little Falls he attended Holy Family Parish.
    His family will remember the many times that they spent with him at Canada Lake, especially boating, water skiing and fishing. His family was foremost with him in all that they did.
    He is survived by his daughters, Elizabeth “Betty” Spoor, with whom he lived for several years in Dolgeville, and Marie Ortlieb, of Dolgeville; his grandchildren, Lisa and her husband, Boyd Carrigan, of Little Falls, Kim and her husband, Race Trumble, of Dolgeville, Tiffany and her husband, Nate Mowers, of Dolgeville, Michelle Ortlieb and Michael and his wife, Menchie Ortlieb. His great-grandchildren, Alec Carrigan, Brandon Griffith, Ian Smith, Hunter Smith, Brooke Trumble and Mason Mowers. Also his canine friend, Chico. He was predeceased by a son, Les Lussier, on Aug. 14, 2005.
    Memorial services will be held Tuesday, May 7, 2013, at 2 p.m. at the Roberts & Enea Funeral Home, 3 Faville Ave., Dolgeville. Rev. Quy N. Vo, pastor of St. Joseph’s Church, will officiate. Burial will follow in St. Joseph’s Cemetery. Calling hours are Tuesday from noon to 2 p.m.
    His daughter Betty would like to thank the staff at Alpine Nursing Home for the care and concern shown to her father and her family while he was a resident there.
    Memorials may be sent to the Alpine Rehabilitation and Nursing Center, 755 E. Monroe St., Little Falls, NY 13365.
    A message or a remembrance of George may be sent to the family at www.robertsandenea.com.
    Arrangements are entrusted to Brian A. Roberts of the Roberts & Enea Funeral Home, 3 Faville Ave., Dolgeville.
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