Lee Averill

Obituary of Lee A. Averill

EDWARDS- Lee A. Averill, age 66, of Edwards, passed away unexpectedly at his home on Sunday, April 24, 2022. There will be calling hours for Lee on Friday, April 29, 2022 from 4:00-6:00 p.m. at French Funeral Home in Edwards. His funeral service will be on Saturday, April 30th at 10:00 a.m. at the funeral home. Burial will follow at Fairview Cemetery in Edwards. Condolences and photos may be shared online at www.frenchfuneralhomes.com. Lee was born on September 18, 1955 in Gouverneur, NY to the late Leo "Toby" E. and Carolyn A. (Boulet) Averill. He graduated from Edwards Central School in 1973, and then entered into the United States Navy, where he served for 18 years until his honorable discharge in 1989. After retiring from the service, Lee worked at the Dunn Paper Mill as a Fork Lift Operator, retiring in 2016. He was a member of the Exempt Edwards Fire Department, where he was a former secretary. Lee really loved that he belonged to Carr Pond Hunting Club in Fine. He enjoyed spending lots of time there with his family and considered it his "Home away from home". He enjoyed hunting, golfing and spending time with his family. He thought the world of his nieces and nephews. Surviving is his sister, Suzanne and Wayne Corbine; three brothers, Roger "Joe" Averill, Chris and Becky Averill and Murray Averill and his companion Becki Butler and several nieces and nephews. Lee is predeceased by his parents and a brother, Jon "Pete" Averill. Donations may be made in Lee's memory to the Edwards Volunteer Fire Department, 115 New St., Edwards, NY 13635.
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Friday
29
April

Visitation at Funeral Home

4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Friday, April 29, 2022
French Funeral Home Inc.
188 Main Street
Edwards, New York, United States
Saturday
30
April

Funeral Service

10:00 am
Saturday, April 30, 2022
French Funeral Home Inc.
188 Main Street
Edwards, New York, United States

Final Resting Place

Fairview Cemetery
Hall Road
Edwards, New York, United States
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