John C. Aubel

January 17, 2012  

LOWVILLE, N.Y.  ó  John C. Aubel, 69, formerly of State Street, died Tuesday afternoon, Jan. 17, at the Lewis County Residential Healthcare Facility, where he has resided since Nov. 21.  

A funeral Mass will be said 11 a.m. Friday, Jan. 20, at St. Peterís Catholic Church, Lowville, with Rev. Christopher Carrara, pastor, officiating. Spring burial with military honors will be in the Martinsburg Cemetery. Calling hours are from 4 to 7 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 19, at Iseneker Funeral Home, Inc., Lowville.

June 8, 1942 in Utica, a son of the late Lynas and Florence Monnat Aubel, he graduated in 1960 from Lowville Academy and served in the Navy for 20 years, retiring in 1981.  

He married Carol Stevens on July 9, 1966, at St. Peterís Catholic Church, Lowville with Rev. Philip Allen officiating. She died April 13, 1993.  

He received his associateís degree in computers from Jefferson Community College and worked for Lewis County General Hospital for many years.

He served as Commander of the Lowville American Legion from 1995 to 1997 and from 1998 to 1999, and was a member of the color guard team.  

John enjoyed computers, watching the Washington Redskins football and the Texas Rangers baseball.

Surviving are
a daughter and her husband, Bonita and Scott York of Turin; four brothers and their spouses, Rodney F. and Mary Lou Monnat, Sanbornville, N.H., Neal D. and Linda Aubel, Lowville, Gary S. and Sharon Aubel, Forestport, and Kevin T. and Helene Aubel, N. Syracuse; a sister, Linda F. Aubel-Edick, Chicago, Illinois; four grandchildren, Wyatt, Lee, Ashley and Caroline York; several nieces, nephews and cousins. 

A brother, Lynn P. Aubel, and a sister, Cheryl A. Myron, both died before him.

Contributions may be made to Lowville American Legion Post #162, 5383 Dayan Street, Lowville, NY 13367.

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Information provided by Iseneker Funeral Home of Lowville and Newzjunky, Watertown, N.Y.