George E. Paddock

January 11, 2012

HARRISVILLE, N.Y.   ó  George E. Paddock, 81, of Route 812, peacefully passed to be with the Lord Tuesday morning, Jan. 10, at Lewis County General Hospital, Lowville.

Born May 29, 1930, in Sudbury, Ontario, the son of George N. and Lydia May Hamilton Paddock, he attended Boone Street School  and other schools in the Watertown area. 

He married Barbara A. Evans on Aug. 18, 1951, at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Utica. He served in the Air Force from 1951 to 1955. After his time in the service, he worked as a mechanic at Kittle Motors in Clayton and Lathanís Garage in Watertown.

He enjoyed all wildlife and nature, hunting, fishing, carpentry, and making maple syrup with his grandsons. He also enjoyed working in his workshop, where he handcrafted Adirondack Chairs, bird feeders, and gifts that he enjoyed sharing with others. 

He always treasured time with spent with his grandchildren.

In memory of George, if your parents are living please call them and tell them you love them, if your children are near give them a hug and if you have a pet give it a kiss on the head and a treat and tell them it is from George.

Surviving are his wife Barbara, Harrisville; two daughters and a son-in-law, Karen and Robert Bellinger, Harrisville, and Mary Booth, Ellisburg; a son and daughter-in-law, David and Sue, El Cajon, Calif.; five grandchildren, Nicholas Bellinger, Christopher and Marcia Bellinger, Kaitlin, Taylor and Christine Booth; and several nephews.

He was predeceased by his siblings, George J. Paddock, Hannah Malcolm, and Jane Paddock.

A memorial service will be held 11 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 14, at Adirondack Funeral Home, Harrisville with Pastor Tom Wilson officiating. Burial will be at a later date.

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Information provided by Adirondack Funeral Home and Newzjunky, Watertown, N.Y.