Michael A. Fortier, 78, of 2547 State Route 30, Tupper Lake passed away on Saturday, July 20, 2019 in Syracuse.
Born on March 24, 1941 at St. Theopile, Quebec Canada, he was the son of Eugene and Mary Rose (Toulouse) Fortier.
He worked at Strathmore Paint Company in Syracuse. He loved going hunting and fishing.
He is survived by his son Michael (Melissa) Fortier of Fulton, two daughters: Lisa Fortier of Syracuse and Tammy (John) Adams of Tennessee. He is survived by several grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Also surviving him is five brothers: Jean Paul, Yvon, Edward (Debbie), Kevin and Jimmy and six sisters: Gisele (Richard) Denno, Noella (Ronald) Durkee, Carole (Richard) Peets, Denise (Raymond) Skelling, Micheline Baldwin, Diane (David) LeBlanc and many nieces and nephews.
He was predeceased by his daughter, Tina, his parents Eugene and Mary Rose, a brother, Richard and brother-in-law Jess Baldwin.
There will be no calling hours. A private memorial service will be held at the convenience of the family. Burial will be at Holy Name Cemetery at 10a.m. on Saturday, July 27. A celebration of life will follow at the Knights of Columbus Hall, 36 High Streeet, Tupper Lake. Everyone is welcome.
Memorial donations may be made to Kiwanis Club Toys for Tots in care of Julie Dukett at 251 Hosley Ave, Tupper Lake, NY 12986.