Scott A. Dusharm, 53, Carthage

CARTHAGE, NY —  Scott A. Dusharm, 53, of 20380 County Route 45, Carthage, died Saturday afternoon, Oct. 10, 2020, at the Samaritan Medical Center in Watertown.

Born July 7, 1967, in Carthage, the son of Robert and Jeanette (Butts) Dusharm, he attended Carthage Central High School and Jefferson Community College.

He was employed by Neenah Paper in Brownville as a back tender where he worked many years until becoming disabled.

He is survived by his three sons, Kyle (Michelle) Dusharm, Dustin S. Lightholder and Dylon Dusharm, all of Carthage; a daughter, Kaela Lightholder, Carthage; six grandchildren, Hannah Kelley, Weston Reed, Emarie Lightholder, Kinley Dusharm, Cooper Dusharm and Leeland Dusharm; his mother, Mrs. Jeanette (Larry) Kerr Sr., Liverpool; two brothers, Jeff Dusharm of Watertown and Ty Dusharm of Florida; and a step brother, Larry Kerr Jr. of Carthage.

He was predeceased by his father, Robert Dusharm, and a brother, Robert Lawrence Dusharm.

He enjoyed hunting and fishing and absolutely loved spending time with his grandchildren and family.

In keeping with his wishes, there will be no calling hours or service.

Arrangements are with the Bezanilla-McGraw Funeral Home.

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