Alvin L. Gotham, 72, Watertown

WATERTOWN, NY —  Alvin Lee Gotham, 72, of 263 State St., Watertown, passed away recently at his home.

Born Sept. 7, 1949, in Potsdam, the son of the late Fay and Stella (Bebee) Gotham, he graduated in 1970 from Carthage Central High School.

Alvin has worked as a custodian/porter at multiple locations in Watertown, most recently the Jefferson County Social Services building.

He was untied in marriage to the former Judy A. Dodge. They were together until Judy’s passing in 2017.

Alvin is survived by three brothers, Fay (Cherlyn) Gotham, Scottsville, NY, Harry (Barbara) Gotham, Carthage, and Claude Gotham, Brandon, FL; three sisters, Beverley Gibbs, Carthage, Barbara (Jerry) Gaebel, Williamson, NY, and Eva Gotham, Watertown; and several nieces and nephews.

In addition to his wife Judy, he was predeceased by a brother, Lowell Gotham, and three sisters Idella (Gus) Guarino, Shirley Gotham and Debbie Gotham.

There will be no services held at this time.

Burial will be in Hermon Cemetery at the convenience of the family.

The Bezanilla-McGraw Funeral Home, Carthage, is assisting the family.

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