Culver C. LaMourey, 87, Watertown

WATERTOWN, NY — Culver “Cub” Charles LaMourey, 87, of Twin Oaks Dr., passed away on Monday, Dec. 21, 2020, at the Hospice House of Jefferson County in Watertown, NY.

Arrangements have been entrusted to Cleveland Funeral Home, Watertown.

Cub was born on April 7, 1933 in Beaver Falls, NY to the late Madore and Ethel Culver LaMourey. He graduated from Beaver River Central in 1950 where he excelled in sports.

Soon after he served in the Air Force from 1950 to 1954 where he earned the rank of Airman first class and was honorably discharged. He spent three years in Germany where he worked as an armor and loaded weapons.

After his time in the military, Cub did two years of schooling at The Northrop Aeronautical Institute. He later attended classes at  Oregon State College prior to returning home.

Cub worked for Syracuse Bearing which is now known as Kaman Industrial Technologies, retiring after 41 years.

In 1958, he married Kathryn M. Courcy of Minoa who preceded him in death on Oct. 17, 2005.

Cub enjoyed golfing, hunting, fishing, and was an avid reader of history. He enjoyed researching genealogy. He was a member of the Rainbow Rod and Gun Club. He had a passion for aviation and received his Private Pilots License. In the winters, he would leave the North Country and spend his time in N. Myrtle Beach.

He is survived by his children: Mark (Stacy) LaMourey, CO, and Pamela (John) Astafan, Watertown; his grandchildren: Kathrynn (Michael) Perry, NE, Alexandra Astafan, Watertown, Kaitlyn Astafan, Liverpool, and Brooklynne LaMourey, CO; three Great- Grandchildren; a sister-in law and brother- in-law Shirley and Ray Wormuth, and numerous nieces and nephews.

Along with his wife and parents, Cub was predeceased by his siblings; Ann (Ermogine “Beany”) LaMourey Spagnolli, and Mary (Fred) LaMourey Gruner, and a grandson; Jason LaMourey. He was also predeceased by his sister-in-laws and brother-in-laws, Jeanne (John) Fitzgibbon and Robert (Karen) Kravetz.

A celebration of life will be held at a later date.

In lieu of flowers donations may be made to Hospice of Jefferson County, 1398 Gotham St. Watertown, NY 13601.

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