Stafford S. Daniels, 89, of Tupper Lake passed away Tuesday, February14, 2017 at the Adirondack Medical Center in Saranac Lake.
He was born November 14, 1927 in Indian Lake. He was the son of Sidney and Carrie (Giraurd) Daniels.
Stafford grew up in Indian Lake and married the former Helen Miller on December 24, 1950. Stafford was a veteran of the U.S. Army and Navy serving from August 1946 toFebruary 1951.
They made their home on Little Wolf Road in Tupper Lake. He was employed most of his life as a care taker on Upper Saranac Lake, retiring in 2015.
Stafford enjoyed the outdoors, hunting, fishing and wild life.
He is survived by his wife Helen, two daughters- Trudy Lanthier and her husband Isidore of Saranac Lake, Pam LeClair and her husband Bruce of Keeseville, seven grandchildren, nine great grandchildren and one great-great grandchild.
He was pre-deceased by a daughter, Carol Jacob, two brothers and four sisters.
Calling hours were Friday, February 17 from 1p.m. to 3p.m. followed by a funeral service at 3p.m. at the Stuart-Fortune-Keough funeral home. Burial will be in Holy Name cemetery in May. Those wishing to make memorial donations are asked to consider the Tri-Lakes Humane Society. Online condolences may be made at www.stuart fortunekeoughfuneral home.com.