Mark A. Holder, 59, Redwood

REDWOOD, NY —  Mark A. Holder, 59, Redwood, died Thursday, April 20, 2023, as a result of injuries sustained in a construction accident in the town of Champion.

Born Aug. 27, 1963, in Watertown, NY, a son of Miles and Gwendolyn Beerman Holder, he graduated in 1982 from LaFargeville Central High School.

He married Holley Mathous on Dec. 6, 2000, in Alexandria Bay.

Mark worked for Crowley/Hood Foods in LaFargeville for over 20 years, retiring in 2014. He then worked for Thirteen Colonies Construction Company as lead carpenter until the time of his death.

He loved riding motorcycles, fishing, camping and spending time with family and friends.

Besides his wife Holley, he is survived by two daughters, Krystal Holder and her fiancé Gage Howard, Chippewa Bay, NY and Mikayla (Corey) Barton, LaFargeville, NY, and four grandchildren.

Besides his parents, he was predeceased by a brother, Paul Holder.

Calling hours will be 3 to 5 p.m. Monday, April 24, 2023, at the Costello Funeral Home, Alexandria Bay. The funeral service will begin at 5 p.m. at the funeral home, with family friend, Michael Babcock, officiating.

A reception for immediate family and friends will follow funeral services at the Barton Family Camp, Middle Road, LaFargeville, NY.

A Celebration of Life is to be determined by the family at a later date.

Memorial donations may be made to help cover expenses at GoFundMe,

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