Robert G. L’Huillier, 80, Sackets Harbor

SACKETS HARBOR, NY — Robert G. L’Huillier, 80, of 14164 Military Road, Sackets Harbor, passed away Thursday, April 4, 2019, at the Samaritan Medical Center, Watertown.

Arrangements are with the Hart & Bruce Funeral Home.  There will be no calling hours or funeral service.

A graveside service will be held at the convenience of the family in North Watertown Cemetery.

Born Aug. 23, 1938, in Watertown, the son of Harold and Margaret (Turcott) L’Huillier, he graduated in 1957 from Watertown High School.

Following school he entered the US Army and served three years active duty.  Upon his honorable discharge he continued to serve in the Army National Guard for the next 30 years.

He married Sandra L. Bearden on June 20, 1964, at Holy Family Church. The couple resided in Brownville and later moved to Sackets Harbor where they purchased the Sackets Harbor General Store and owned and operated it up until they retired in 2005. His wife passed Oct. 18, 2010.

Robert was an avid Dallas Cowboys and New York Yankees fan and loved spending time with his grandchildren.

Among his survivors are two sons and a daughter-in-law, Robert T. L’Huillier and Matthew T. and Karen L. L’Huillier, Sackets Harbor; six grandchildren, Hollie, Alec, Adin, Connor, Audrey and Owen; a great granddaughter, Cambrie; a brother and sister-in-law, Harold and Sally L’Huillier, Brownville; a sister, Joan Knapp, Clayton; and several nieces and nephews.

The family would like to thank the doctors and nurses on the 5th floor at the Samaritan Medical Center for the compassion and care they provided to their father.

Donations may be made to the Samaritan Medical Center Foundation.

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