Glenn L. Altmire, 88, formerly of Lowville

LOWVILLE, NY — Glenn L. Altmire, 88, Farmington, NY, formerly of Lowville, died Tuesday evening, Aug. 30, 2022, surrounded by his loving family at F.F. Thompson Hospital, Canandaigua.

Born Feb. 4, 1934, in Watson, NY, a son of the late Jesse and Elizabeth Anna Loson Altmire, he graduated from Beaver Falls High School and served in the U.S. Army from 1956 to 1958.

On Nov. 29, 1958, he married Helen Dier at St. Mary’s Catholic Church, Copenhagen, with Rev. Earl Nichols officiating. Glenn worked for NYS Department of Transportation, Lowville, for 32 years, retiring in 1988, as supervisor.

He was a communicant of St. Peter’s Catholic Church, Lowville.

Glenn was a member of BPOE #1605, Lowville Lodge and was a hospice volunteer.

He loved the outdoors, hunting, fishing, going to his camp in Belfort, and spending time at Crystal Lake. Glenn was an avid NY Yankees fan, enjoyed collecting coins & antiques. He enjoyed working around his yard in Lowville and always gave a kind wave.

He is survived by his beloved wife of 63 years, Helen; two daughters, Cindy and her husband John Harris of Bloomfield, and Cathy Lyons and her fiancé Richard Conoyer of Pittsford; four grandchildren, Emily (Graham), Bryan (Nicole), Christopher, and McQuade; two great-grandsons, Henry and Nico; a sister, Betty LaDue (Keith Gary) of Castorland; a brother, Raymond Altmire of Rochester; a sister-in-law, Lila Altmire; and a brother-in-law, Bruce Schneider; nieces, nephews and cousins.

He was predeceased by a sister, Joyce Schneider; a brother, Richard Altmire; and a sister-in-law, Nancy Altmire.

A funeral service will be 11 a.m. Friday, Sept. 9, 2022, at Iseneker Funeral Home., Inc., Lowville, with Rev. Mr. Thomas Yousey officiating. Burial with military honors will follow in West Lowville Rural Cemetery. There are no calling hours.  A gathering at Lewis County Marine Corps League Det. # 754, Farney Hall, NYS Route 12, Lowville, will immediately follow the graveside service, all are welcome.

Contributions in memory of Glenn Altmire may be made to Alzheimer’s Association of Central New York, 441 West Kirkpatrick St., Syracuse, NY 13204.

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