Milfred R. McLane

July 20, 2012  

LOWVILLE, N.Y.  —  Milfred R. McLane, 91, formerly of Cascade Avenue, died Thursday evening, July 19, at Lewis County General Hospital.

The funeral will be at 3:00 p.m. on Monday, July 23, 2012 at Iseneker Funeral Home, Inc., Lowville with Rev. Bruce W. Chapman, retired Methodist Minister, officiating. Calling hours are from 1-3 p.m. prior to the funeral service, at the funeral home. Burial will be in Old Glendale Cemetery. 

Born April 17, 1921, in the town of Harrisburg, a son of the late Charles and Rhetta Waite McLane, he attended Lowville Academy and served in the Army during World War II. 

He married Helen Burr on Aug. 10, 1945, at First Methodist Church, Utica. 

Milfred worked at a paper mill in Utica and lated moved to West Martinsburg, working for AMF in Lowville for many years, before retiring.

He was a member of Lewis County memorial Post #6912, Lowville VFW and enjoyed hunting.

Surviving are a son, David L. McLane, Lowville; a daughter, Sharon Burdick, Lyons Falls; a brother, Ernest McLane, New Jersey; four granddaughters, five great-grandchildren, nieces, nephews, and cousins. 

He was predeceased by his wife, Helen; a son-in-law, Gary “Skip” Burdick; a brother, Clarence McLane; and three sisters, Gladys Kerfien, Gertrude Colgrove, and Helen Tolopka.

Contributions may be made to the American Heart Association, 120 Lomond Court, Utica, NY 13502 or a charity of one’s choice.

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Information provided by Iseneker Funeral Home of Lowville and Newzjunky, Watertown, N.Y.