Claude James Shene
Claude James Shene, age 87, of Lake Clear died Thursday, April 16, 2020 at the CareOne Facility in Holyoke, Massachusetts.
2020欧洲杯体育投注官网 Born in Vermontville on Dec. 23, 1932, he was the son of Hubert and Florence (Aubin) Shene. Claude married Catherine (Beaney) Donaldson on Oct. 27, 1979 in First United Methodist Church in Saranac Lake.
Claude was a lifelong resident of the Saranac Lake area and had worked for the Town of Harrietstown Highway Department until his retirement. He enjoyed fishing, gardening and vacationing in Nova Scotia.
He is survived by his wife Catherine “Kay” Beaney Donaldson Shene, his son Claude Shene, Jr. of Calicoon, New York, his son James Shene of Georgia, his daughter Riah Davis of Garnerville, New York, his daughter Cindy Shene of Albany, his brother Gary Shene of Bloomingdale, his brother Almon Shene of Vermontville, his sister Elliody Bickford of Vermontville, his sister Laurel Giddings of Vermontville, 10 grandchildren, 13 great grandchildren and many nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by one son Michael Shene, two daughters Baynie and Helen, and two brothers Carl and Malcom Shene, and a sister Bertha Sawyer.
Funeral arrangements are in care of the Fortune-Keough Funeral Home in Saranac Lake. Funeral services and burial will take place at the convenience of the family. A celebration of life will take place at a later date after the coronavirus restrictions have been lifted. Burial will take place at Union Cemetery in Vermontville.
Friends wishing to remember Claude James Shene may make memorial contributions to Alzheimer’s Association, Northeastern New York in care of the funeral home. Family and friends can also share their memories and sign the online guestbook at fortunekeoughfuneralhome.com.