WATERTOWN, NY — Deane L. Plumadore, 72, of State Route 126, Watertown, died Monday, Nov. 18, 2019, at the Samaritan Medical Center in Watertown.
Born Oct. 22, 1947, in Watertown, the son of the late Anthony and Lillian (Canell) Plumadore Sr., he was a 1966 graduate of Carthage Central High School.
He joined the Air Force following graduation and served during the Vietnam War until 1971.
A marriage to Lynne Jones Beck ended in divorce.
He worked construction before joining the New York State Department of Corrections. He was a sergeant at Dry Hill for many years before retiring due to his health.
He is survived by one daughter and her husband; Shannon and Eric Thayer of Boonville, his grandchildren, Hannah Hollenbeck of Utica, Lauryn Hollenbeck of Boonville and Ely Thayer of Boonville, a great granddaughter, Kyla McCovery of Utica, his beloved dog, Buddy, four sisters: Marilyn Hickox of Cortland, Ida Steenburgh of Champion, Peg Ashcroft of Carthage and his twin, Diane Knight of Carthage, two brothers: Dan Plumadore of St. Paul’s, NC and Harry Plumadore of Denton, TX, two sisters-in-law, Edna Plumadore of Cortland and Bev Plumadore of Groton and many nieces and nephews.
He was predeceased by four brothers, Joe, Garry, David and Anthony Plumadore Jr. and two sisters, Sue Katherine Ware and Barbara Ann Sebastino.
A graveside service with military honors will be held 1:30 p.m. Friday, Nov. 22, 2019, in Old St. James Cemetery, Carthage, with Deacon Richard Staab officiating. There will be no calling hours.
Arrangements are with the Bezanilla-McGraw Funeral Home, Carthage.
To leave an online condolence, go to www.bezanillafh.com.