Gary N. Lightner, 65, formerly of Ogdensburg, passed away Monday, April 28, 2014 at the Harding Nursing Home in Waterville, NY.
He was born February 5, 1949 in North Syracuse, a son of Kenneth and Catherine Schlosser Lightner and was a graduate of North Syracuse High School. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army who proudly served his country in the Viet Nam war. He was a loving father and grandfather who enjoyed fishing and the outdoors. Gary was a hardworking man who was always looking for projects to keep himself busy. He was most recently employed at the Museum of Ogdensburg.
Surviving are his children, Lori Lightner of Bridgeport, NY; Kelly Lightner and Gary Lightner, both of Bradenton, FL; Kenneth Lightner of Pulaski, VA and Kevin Lightner of Brewerton, NY; a brother and sister-in-law, Robert and Carol Lightner of Singers Glen, VA; his companion, Della Crumb of Lisbon, NY; and a friend and caregiver, Deatta Crumb of Lisbon, NY; 10 grandchildren and 3 great-grandchildren.
Services and interment are private.
Contributions in his memory may be made to the Harding Nursing Home, 220 Tower St., Waterville NY 13480.
Arrangements have been entrusted to Burgess & Tedesco Funeral Home, 210 E. Main St., Waterville.