Donald J. Seymour

December 22, 2012

Donald J. Seymour, 76, of Depauville, died Saturday morning, Dec. 22, at Samaritan Keep Home, Watertown, where he had been a resident for two years. 

As per his wishes, there will be no services.

Born Sept. 25, 1936, in Clayton, the son of Joseph Leo and Angnes Hines Seymour, he attended schools in Clayton and LaFargeville.

He married Norma Stevens on Jan. 13, 1957, in Syracuse.

Don worked for the Town of Clayton for a time and retired from Watertown Redevelopment. 

He was also a private contractor.

Mr. Seymour was a former member of the Depauville Fire Department.

Don enjoyed deer hunting, fishing and making jewelry.

Surviving besides his wife Norma is one son, Randy; two daughters, Lisa of Rodman and Deborah (Vernon) Thompson of LaFargeville; three sisters, Betty (Fred) Angus of Stone Mills, Doreen Nier of LaFargeville and Beverly Weiss of Florida; five brothers, Manfred (Phyllis) of North Carolina, Vernal of Theresa, Robert (Sherry) of Ohio, Frank of Calcium and John (Fran) of Great Bend; eight grandchildren; nieces and nephews.

A son, Dale, passed away in 1978. A brother, Bill, and a sister, Valorie Fitzgerald, also died before him.

Donations can be made in his name to Samartian Keep Home Patient Fund, Pratt Street, Watertown, NY 13601.

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Information provided by T.R. Jetty Funeral Home and, Watertown, N.Y.