Richard “Richie” LaFave III, 54, Star Lake

STAR LAKE – Richard “Richie” LaFave III, 54, of Youngs Road, Star Lake, passed away on Thursday, June 3, 2021, at Gouverneur Hospital.

Born Jan. 14, 1967, in Carthage, a son of Richard and Reita (Ellis) LaFave, he attended Harrisville School.

He enjoyed his work as a mechanic and was employed with Triad Electric in Maryland for a time.

Richie was an avid outdoorsman who loved hunting and fishing.

He also enjoyed listening to CB radio.

Survivors include his beloved companion of over 20 years, Arleen Baldwin; his mother, Reita LaFave; four siblings, Bonnie (Wayne) Dunn; Tina (Pete) Jones; James (Tara) Ellis; and Michael (Katerra) LaFave; two grandchildren, Briann Mills and Abigail Young; 12 nieces and nephews as well as several aunts, uncles, great-nieces and great-nephews.

No public services will be held.

Arrangements are with Lundy Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Inc.

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