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Alvin Fuller

August 1, 1946 — February 29, 2020

Alvin E. Fuller, age 73, of Paul Smiths, NY died Saturday, February 29, 2020 peacfully in his sleep.

Born in Shelton, Connecticut on August 1, 1946, he was the son of Alvin W. and Clair (Taylor) Fuller. Alvin, married Cathy Andrews on Saturday, June 4, 1988 at the little church in Keesemills.

Alvin attended and graduated from Shelton High School in 1964. He later attended and graduated from Paul Smiths College from 1964-1967. Alvin is a veteran of the United Stated Navy completing three tours of duty in Vietnam serving from 1967 to 1970. He was employed as a welder for the County of Franklin for over 10 years. An active lifetime member and executive officer of the Saranac Lake Fish and Game Club, and member of the Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation. He cared deeply for his country and the communities in which he participated.

He is survived by his wife Cathy, two daughters Catherine Fuller of Anaheim, CA and Abigail Fuller of Salt Lake City, UT, and one brother Charles Fuller of Shelton, CT.

Calling hours will take place at the Fortune-Keough Funeral Home in Saranac Lake on Thursday March 5, 2020 from 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM. A funeral service will immediately follow at the funeral home at 7:00 PM with Rev. Eric Olsen officiating. Burial will take place at Mountain View Cemetery in Gabriels in May.

Friends wishing to remember Alvin E. Fuller may make memorial contributions to Homeward Bound Adirondacks in care of the funeral home. Family and friends can also share their memories and sign the online guestbook at
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Service Schedule

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Thursday, March 5, 2020

5:00 - 7:00 pm (Eastern time)

Fortune-Keough Funeral Home, Inc.

20 Church Street, Saranac Lake, NY 12983

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Mountain View Cemetery

New York 86, Gabriels, NY 12939

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