Funeral services for Junior F. LaSiege, age 84, of Rensselaer Falls, NY, will be held on Saturday, February 2, 2019, at 1:00PM at Frary Funeral Home with Rev. Tom Nichols officiating. Burial will be in Rensselaer Falls Cemetery following funeral services. Calling hours will be held from 11:00AM to until the time of the funeral on Saturday, February 2, 2019, at Frary Funeral Home, Ogdensburg. Mr. LaSiege passed away at home on Tuesday morning, January 29, 2019, surrounded by his loving family.
Junior was born on November 15, 1934, in Heuvelton, NY, the son of Arthur and Thelma (Williams) LaSiege.
He married the love of his life and best friend, Nancy Perry, on November 25, 1967. They were blessed with a large loving family. Together, they raised five children residing in the same home in Rensselaer Falls for over 50 years. He was preceded by Nancy in 2007.
Junior is survived by his children, Susan Combs and her husband, Troy, of Oneida, NY, Andrew Johnson and his wife, Robin, of Heuvelton, NY, Scott LaSiege and his wife, Jolene, of Rensselaer Falls, NY, Peter LaSiege of Heuvelton, NY and Lisa Poore and her husband, Jason, of Heuvelton, NY. He is also survived by nine grandchildren, Heather Bishop, Cory Bishop, Katrina Rogers, Nicole Liscum, Andrew Johnson II, Lucas LaSiege, Dallas Bastien, Chloe Combs, Chasity Johnson and six great grandchildren. Junior also leaves behind Donna Alvarez, whom he considered to be another daughter. He is survived by three brothers, Keith LaSiege, Rodney LaSiege, Ernie LaSiege and sisters, Bernice Ayott and Beverly Walrath.
Junior had a strong work ethic and always provided for his family. He was gifted with the ability to be able to fix anything and was known to be a jack-of-all-trades. He operated Flying A garage in Heuvelton where he ran the gas station and repaired vehicles. Later, he began a career with Kraft Foods building upon his mechanical skills. Junior operated the boiler system there and retired after 35 years to spend more time with his family.
Junior enjoyed operating CB radios and was the past President of the St. Lawrence Valley CB Club. He was also past member of the Rensselaer Falls Fire Department. He is a member of the Heuvelton Amvets. Junior was an avid hunter, and enjoyed camping with his family at Coles Creek, riding his four-wheeler and sitting on his back deck visiting with his friends and family.
Donations can be made to the Rensselaer Falls Cemetery Association or The Rensselaer Falls Historical Society.
Friends and family are invited to attend a celebration of life luncheon to be held at the Heuvelton Amvets immediately following his services.