May 13, 2013
Hunter, 67, of County Route 3, passed Sunday, May 12,
at home surrounded by his family.
Born Aug. 3, 1945, in
Alexandria Bay, the son of Roy and Catherine Beebee Hunter,
he attended Alexandria Central School.
Denny was honorably
discharged from the Navy Reserves as a Ship Fitter 3rd Class
after serving active duty from July 1964 to July 1966.
He married Susan (Pratt) Sourwine on Jan. 1, 2000. Two
previous marriages ended in divorce.
Denny retired as an
aviation sheet metal mechanic from L.S.I. at Fort Drum
in July 2003. He also worked as a mechanic at Anchor Motor
Freight, Wellesley Island, the Town of Alexandria Highway
Department and Bonnie Castle Marina in Alexandria Bay.
Denny was an avid hunter and fisherman and enjoyed
woodworking, barbequing, playing black jack, his Labrador
Retrievers, and watching New York Yankee baseball games.
Surviving are his wife Susan; children, Jill Wimmer and her
companion Cheyenne Denny of Clayton, Doreen Wimmer and her
companion Lyle VanTassell, Redwood, Cindy and Doug Marriott,
Fillmore, Sara and Eric Offhaus, Fillmore, Jackie and Trevor
Schlagenhauf, Delevan, NY; and step children, Ashley
Sourwine, Alexandria Bay, and Michael Sourwine, Watertown;
eight grandchildren, Cody, Ryan, Cassie, Desiree, Garrett,
Gavan, Carter and Addison; two brothers and their wives,
Leon and Connie Hunter, LaFargeville, and Gary and Nancy
Hunter, Sugar Grove, Pa.; several nieces; nephews;
brothers-in-law; sisters-in-law; and his loving home care
nurse, Pam Weaver.
He was predeceased by his parents.
The funeral will be 11 a.m. Saturday, May 18, at Frederick
Bros. Funeral Home, Theresa. Burial will be at Brookside
Calling hours are 6 to 9
pm Friday, May 17, at the funeral home.
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Alexandria
Bay Ambulance, P.O. Box 623, Alexandria Bay, NY, 13607.
Condolences may be made online at www.frederickbrosfuneralhome.com.
Information provided by Frederick
Bros. Funeral Home, Inc. and Newzjunky, Watertown, N.Y.