David R. Bleau, 60, Watertown

WATERTOWN, NY —  David Roy Bleau, 60, passed away Tuesday, Oct. 5, 2021, at Hospice of Jefferson County.

David was born Jan. 26, 1961, in Fort Wainwright, Alaska to Lillian and David Bleau. David grew up in Waddington, NY, and graduated in the class of 1979 of Madrid Waddington High School. After high school, David served two years in the US Army where he was stationed in Germany. David later graduated from SUNY Canton where he received an Associates degree in HVAC.

David enjoyed fishing, gardening, watching wrestling, and going to the casino.

He is survived by his four children. Chantel Benton of Watertown, David Bleau (Carissa) of Madrid, Kyle Bleau (Miranda) of Watertown, Isabella Bleau of Cortland, and his grandchildren Hayden, Andrew, Camden, Caius, Davrigha; seven sisters, Alma Cota of Ogdensburg, Elizabeth Sampson of Norwood, Laura (Kevin) Patnode of Waddington, Barbara Nelson of Waterloo, Rachel (Mike) Morales of Waterloo, Darcie (Dominick) Fero of Massena, and Julia Kaye Bleau who passed away in infancy. He also had 2 brothers, Craig Bleau of Philadelphia, and Daryl (Scott) Bleau of Rochester. David has 24 nieces and nephews and 35 great nieces and nephews.

There will be a memorial service held 1 to 3 p.m. Friday,  Oct. 8, at the American Legion, 138 Sterling St., Watertown. Food will be available.

Arrangements are with D.L. Calarco Funeral Home, Inc.

Online condolences may be made at www.dlcalarco.com