Boonville-Stewart Del Dunn, 85 of Post St. died March 25, 2021, peacefully at Rome Health, surrounded by family.
He was born in Montague N.Y. on October 21, 1935 a son of James M. andElla M. Pluff Dunn. He grew up in Lowville where he received his
education. In the early years of his employment, he began working
during the spring season for New York Central Railroad, and then at the
Revere Mill in McKeever for a year and a half. He was united in
marriage to Shirley Yelton on August 24, 1957 at the Boonville Methodist
Church with Rev. Alton Parker officiating. Stewart was employed at Ethan
Allen Furniture for over 23 years, and later with Francis Kelleher Farm
on Route 12D, Boonville. He then went to work for the Village of
Boonville at the Transfer site on Route 12 retiring after 19 years.
He and Shirley greatly enjoyed dancing for many years. He also enjoyed
hunting and telling the stories that went along with it.
Surviving are his wife Shirley of nearly 64 years; his children, Donna
D. Dunn, Boonville, Roxanne M. and Randy Ballard, Lee Center, Annette
and (Mophie) Gus Bourgeois and Crystal and Bruce Manzer, Anson ME; 8
grandchildren, Joshua and Cortney Dunn, Brittany Ballard, Leigh Ballard
and Billy, Michael Ballard, Daniel Bourgeois and Sarah, Kristen and Wade
Ortlieb, Nicholas and Amy Manzer, Nathan Manzer and Kirsten; 10 great
grandchildren, Kaydence, Kody, Addison, Billy, Adrianna, Connor,
Valkyrie, Killien, Dexter and Vivienne. Also surviving are a sister-
in- law, Beverly Wheelock and a brother- in- law, Bernard Yelton and
many nieces and nephews. Stewart was the last of his 12 siblings who
all predeceased him. The family would like to thank the Boonville
ambulance crew, especially Larry Zeigler for the exceptional care shown
to them, and Stewart.
Services will be held at the convenience of his family. There are no
calling hours. In lieu of flowers contributions may be made to
Boonville Ambulance Fund, P.O. Box 164, Boonville, N.Y. 13309.
Arrangements are by Mills Funeral Home, Boonville. For an on line
message of sympathy please go to www.millsfuneralhomes.com.