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Warren C. Levensailor

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October 14, 1935 ~ May 21, 2017

PORT LEYDEN – Warren C. Levensailor, 81, of Moose River Rd., Port Leyden, passed away on Sunday evening, May 21, 2017, at Lewis County General Hospital.

The funeral service will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Friday, May 26, 2017 at Iseneker Funeral Home, Inc., 5702 Waters Road, Lowville, with Rev. Bruce W. Chapman officiating. Burial will follow in Wildwood Cemetery, Lyons Falls. Calling hours will be from 4:30 – 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, May 25, 2017 at the funeral home. Immediately following the graveside service on Friday, a gathering will be held at the home of Warren Jr. and Sue Levensailor, 8072 Moose River Rd., Port Leyden, NY 13433. All are welcome. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the Lewis County Humane Society, P.O. Box 682, Lowville, NY 13367.

He is survived by his beloved wife of nearly 27 years, Claris; eight children, Warren and Charlotte Levensailor of Port Leyden; Michael and Cynthia Levensailor of Old Forge; Marylou and Dale Hawk of Port Leyden; Timothy Levensailor of Lyons Falls; Thomas Levensailor of Glenfield; Jody Levensailor, at home; Tina and Richard Compo of Port Leyden; Penny and Joseph LoCash of Forestport; three step-children, Sheila Croneiser and her companion, Jim Trombley of Lyons Falls; Bill and Terri Croneiser of Turin; Ramona Croneiser of Boonville; 15 grandchildren and nine step-grandchildren; 20 great-grandchildren and five step great-grandchildren; one great-great granddaughter; and several nieces and nephews. He is predeceased by a step-daughter and her husband, Charleen A. and Lawrence A. Kirk, Jr., a brother, Charles Levensailor and a sister, Betty Graves.

Warren was born on October 14, 1935 at home in Lyonsdale, a son of the late Leonard L. and Blanche Windecker Levensailor. He attended country school on the Moose River Road before attending Port Leyden School. He worked for the New York State Conservation Corp in Dadville, and then was employed by Ethan Allen in Boonville for many years. Following that, he worked for Payne Construction in Boonville for a short time. On January 20, 1990 he married Claris Edick at the Nicholls Memorial Presbyterian Church in Old Forge with Rev. Ulrich officiating. He retired as Back Tender from Burrows Paper Company in Lyonsdale.

He was a member of Tannery Tract Hunting Club, as well as a lifetime member of Lyons Falls Fish and Game Club. He was a past member of Boonville Rod and Gun Club.
Warren enjoyed attending garage sales, woodworking and watching racing at Adirondack International Speedway. Most of all, he loved hunting and visiting with family and friends.

Condolences may be shared with the family online at www.isenekerfuneralhome.com

Cody McKinley Seymour


August 27, 1993 to May 20, 2017

~~Boonville- Cody McKinley Seymour, 23, of LaChausse Road, passed away suddenly on Saturday, May 20, 2017, shortly after greatly enjoying a night of Adirondack Mountain hiking with friends and watching the sunrise from Blue Mountain.

Cody was born in Oswego, on August 27, 1993, a son of Kevin M. and Kathy Marie Williams Seymour. He received his education at Adirondack Central School, Boonville, and Our Lady of Lourdes School, Utica, graduating from Proctor High School, Utica, with the Class of 2011. Thereafter, Cody continued his education at M.V.C.C., Utica, where he studied civil engineering.

Cody possessed a great interest in civil engineering and building construction and while a student at Proctor High School, Cody enrolled in a high school youth construction initiative program in an internship with the NYS DOT Bridge Crew. During this period, Cody displayed his interest in civil engineering and his ability to accept a challenge and devote himself to work diligently and concentrate on a task at hand. This was a three week internship, however, due to Cody’s interest, hard work and eagerness to learn, the DOT, encouraged and allowed Cody to continue his work with the bridge crew until the end of November.

While attending MVCC, Cody decided that “in the classroom education” was not to his liking and he began his employment as a Mason Tender, with Laborers’ Local 35, of Wallingford, CT., which included several construction sites in New York; Blue Mountain Lake Museum, Lowville High School and currently at SUNY IT, Utica.

From a very young age, Cody expressed a great love of nature, the outdoors and hiking. At the present time he was striving to become an Adirondack 46er.

Cody is survived by his mother, Kathy (Thomas) Lisowski, Boonville; his father, Kevin (Dawn) Seymour, Atlanta, GA; grandfather, Paul Seymour, Oswego, one brother, Mitchell Redner, and nephew, James Mitchell Redner; one sister, Dora Redner, all of Boonville. Also surviving are step brothers: Christopher (Stacy) Lisowski, Thomas (Michelle) Lisowski, David Williams; a step sister, Katie Linder and several aunts, uncles and cousins. He was predeceased by grandparents, Henry and Monica Williams and Nellie Seymour.

Cody’s family wishes to express their heartfelt thanks and appreciation to members of the Old Forge Fire Department, Otter Lake Fire Department, State Police and all who assisted and displayed compassion at the accident scene on Rt. 28, where Cody passed away. Your kindness will be forever comforting to his family.

Visitation will be Wednesday from 1-6 P.M. at Trainor Funeral Home, Inc. 143 Schuyler St. Boonville, where a celebration of his life and memories thereof will begin at 6:00 P.M. Interment will be later in Alder Creek Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Old Forge Fire Department P.O. Box 1170, Old Forge, NY 13420, or to The Otter Lake Fire Department 11965 State Rt. 28, Forestport, NY 13338.

For an on-line message of sympathy, or to share a message of Cody, please go to www.trainorfuneralhome.com

Douglas Owen Rapp

June 28, 1944 to May 17, 2017

~~Boonville- Douglas Owen Rapp, 72, a resident of the Sheehan IRA Facility, passed away in the comfort of his home on Wednesday, May 17, 2017.

Douglas was born on June 28, 1944 in New York City a son of J. M. Howard and Elsie I. Chichuk Rapp.

He survived by his sisters: Pamela (Kenneth Ritt) Rapp, Rowayton, CT, and Millicent (Willard) Mahood, Skaneateles, as well as his friends and caregivers at Sheehan Residence and Schoonmaker Day Hab, Boonville.

Funeral services will be held on Monday, May 22, 2017 at 12:00 noon at the Trainor Funeral Home, Inc. 143 Schuyler St. Boonville. Interment will follow in Boonville Cemetery. Calling hours will be held on Monday from 11:00 am until the time of the service. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Upstate Cerebral Palsy, 1020 Mary Street, Utica, New York 13502.

For an on-line message of sympathy, please go to www.trainorfuneralhome.com

Dalton D. Dorrity


December 5, 1994 to May 20, 2017

~~Boonville- Dalton D. Dorrity, 22, of Carol Ave, passed away on Saturday, May 20, 2017, after enjoying the sunrise for one last time from Blue Mountain, in the Adirondacks.

Dalton was born in New Hartford, on December 5, 1994, a son of Douglas M. Dorrity and Amy Samson. He grew up in Boonville, where he received his education graduating from Adirondack High School, with the Class of 2013. Thereafter he furthered his education attending M.V.C.C., Utica.

For several years Dalton was employed at the Muffin Patch Restaurant, Old Forge, followed by employment as a clerk at Aubuchon Hardware Store, Boonville, Capri Pizzeria; at the present time Dalton was employed as a laborer for Jim Simpson Contracting Co. of Stittville.

While in high school, Dalton greatly enjoyed and excelled in playing his favorite sport; soccer, participating on the junior varsity and varsity soccer teams. He also enjoyed baseball and was a member of the modified, junior varsity and varsity baseball teams.
In his elementary school years he participated on the Holland Patent AYSO team. In the same era, Dalton played on the Kiwanis Little League team, which was coached by his dad; later he played Babe Ruth Baseball, again coached by his dad. While in high school, he also enjoyed informal games of airsoft. After he graduated from high school, he enjoyed participating in recreational flag football, soccer and playing on summer soft ball teams. During the winter Dalton enjoyed snowboarding. Recently he began to teach himself how to play the guitar and he greatly enjoyed dancing.

While in elementary school, Dalton went on a field trip to climb Bald Mountain. That early expedition kindled his love of the out of doors and hiking in the Adirondack Mountain region. At the present time, Dalton was an aspiring Adirondack 46er.

In addition to his parents, Douglas M. Dorrity and Amy Samson, Boonville, Dalton is survived by his younger but taller brother, Maxwell, a fact that Max found great pleasure reminding Dalton of; his grandmothers, Gail Frank, Holland Patent, and Diana Millick, Boonville; aunts and uncles, Shannon and John Gavin and cousin, John, Janine and Taras Kowalewsky and cousins Kaitlyn and Noah Roberts, Colleen Dorrity, cousin Delaney Dorrity, uncle, Greg Dorrity and cousin, Taylor and his wife, Mackenzie and their daughter, Mariah and his beloved canine friend, Baloo, who was always ready to play ball at any time. Dalton possessed an affinity for forming many, many close friendships; he was the life of the party and the sunshine of the crowd he was a part of. His motto was “Live Free.”

Dalton’s family wishes to express their heartfelt thanks and appreciation to members of the Old Forge Fire Department, Otter Lake Fire Department, State Police and all of assisted and displayed compassion at the accident scene on Rt. 28, where Dalton passed away. Your kindness will be forever comforting to this family.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated by Rev. Thomas Ward on Thursday, May 25, at 12 Noon at Christ Our Hope Parish, St. Joseph’s Church, Charles St. Boonville. Calling hours are Wednesday 1-6 P.M. at Trainor Funeral Home, Inc. 143 Schuyler St. Boonville, and on Thursday from 9-11 A.M, at the funeral home. Memorial contributions may be made to AYSO Soccer C/O 206 Black River Lane, Boonville, NY 13309, or to Old Forge Fire Department, P.O. Box 1170, Old Forge, NY 13420, or to Otter Lake Fire Department, 11965 State Rt. 28, Forestport, NY 13338.

For an on-line message of sympathy, or to share a memory of Dalton, please go to www.trainorfuneralhome.com

Zigmont P. Napierkowski, Jr.

Boonville - Relatives and friends are invited to attend graveside services for Zigmont P. Napierkowski, Jr., on Thursday, May 19th, TODAY at 11:00 A.M. at St. Joseph's Cemetery, Boonville, where Rev. Thomas Ward, pastor of St. Joseph's Church, Boonville, will officiate.

Mr. Napierkowski, age 61, of Potato Hill Rd, husband of Cathy, and owner of Napierkowski Transport Co. of Boonville, passed away on February 16, 2017.  To view his complete obituary, please go to www.trainorfuneralhome.com

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