SOUTH GLENS FALLS
Lester L. Huntley, 78, of Gansevoort Road, South Glens Falls, NY passed away Wednesday, February 27, 2013, at the Fort Hudson Nursing Home.
Born May 13, 1934, at home in Wilton, NY, Lester was the son of the late John and Lillian (Johnson) Huntley.
In 1954, he married Patricia Prouty at St. Mary’s Church in Glens Falls, NY.
Lester retired from Valcor after 40 years of service.
Lester was a talented craftsman and woodworker, and he enjoyed making wooden yard decorations. He also enjoyed spending time with his family and grandchildren.
In addition to his parents, Lester was predeceased by his sisters, Frances Barber and Helen Rich, and his brothers, Walter Huntley and John Huntley, Jr.
Lester is survived by Patricia, his loving wife of 58 years, his sons Michael Huntley and Brian Huntley and his wife Kelly, his daughter Michele Carpenter, his grandchildren Nathaniel and Courtney Carpenter, and Taylor, Nolin, and Sarah Huntley, and several nieces and nephews.
Friends may call at M.B. Kilmer Funeral Home, 136 Main Street, South Glens Falls, NY 12803 on Friday, March 1, 2013 from 4-6pm.
A funeral service will follow at 6pm at the funeral home. For online condolences or to view Lester’s Book of Memories, please visit www.kilmerfuneralhome.com.
Burial will be at the convenience of the family.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests that memorial donations be made in Lester’s name to the Alzheimer’s Association of Northeastern NY Chapter, Pine West Building 4, Suite 405, Washington Ave. Ext., Albany, NY 12205, or to the South Glens Falls Marathon Dance, 6 Bluebird Road, South Glens Falls, NY 12803.
The family would like to extend a special thank you to the wonderful and caring staff of the Fort Hudson Nursing Home who took such good care of Lester.