Ramon F. LaLone
Ramon F. ‘Ray’ LaLone, 84, of Adams, died Sunday
evening, Feb. 12, at Samaritan Medical Center,
funeral Mass will be said 11
Feb. 18, at Saint Cecilia’s Church, Adams, with
Rev. Martin E. Cline officiating. Spring burial with
military honors will be in Saint Cecilia’s Cemetery.
Calling hours will be 5
to 8 p.m. Friday
at Piddock Funeral Home, Adams.
Born Oct. 10, 1932, in Henderson, son of Earl and Genevieve
(Hickok) LaLone, he graduated from Adams High School in
1951. He entered the United States Army in 1952, serving in
Korea. Following his discharge in 1954, he worked for
National Biscuit Company and then for UPS for many years
retiring in 1991.
He married Marilyn Wilder on July 7, 1956 at Saint
Cecilia’s Church, Adams. The couple lived in Watertown
before moving to Adams in 1961. Beginning in 1993, Ray and
Marilyn spent their winters in Florida and returning to
Adams where they spent their summers.
Surviving are his wife Marilyn, two sons Jim (Joan) LaLone,
Watertown, Joel (Laurie) LaLone, Watertown; five
grandchildren Kyle, Eric, Emily, Jaimeson, and Jeff LaLone;
one great grandson; Desmond LaLone, two brothers, David
LaLone, Adams, Robert LaLone, Ellisburg; one sister Ann
Werchinski, Watertown; and several nieces and nephews. He is
also survived by step-grandchildren Angie (Steve) Ramil,
Teri Beth (Justin) Drake, and Bill Leepy.
A brother, Dick LaLone, and a sister, Kay Read, both passed
played golf in the Monday
night Twilight League at the Watertown Golf Club, as well as
the Adams Golf Club, and also enjoyed playing at many other
He was a member of the Fairways Country Club Mens Golf
Association, a Communicant of Saint Cecilia’s Church,
member of the Knights of Columbus Council, Don Rounds Post
586 American Legion, and VFW Post in FL.
He was a former member of the Adams Fire Department and VFW,
Donations in his memory may be made to Saint Cecilia’s
Church, 17 Grove Street, Adams, NY 13605 or the Adams Fire
Department, PO Box 52, Adams, NY 13605.
Condolences may be made at www.piddockfuneralhome.com.
Information provided by Piddock Funeral Home, Adams, and