Norris G. Aubin

Norris G. Aubin, 81, of Saranac Lake, died Monday, Nov. 13, 2017, at the Adirondack Medical Center in Saranac Lake after a brief illness.

Born in Saranac Lake on July 15, 1936, he was the son of Alex and Violet (Duprey) Aubin Sr. On Jan. 11, 1958 Norris married Jessie Durkee at the First United Methodist Church in Saranac Lake.

Norris served in the National Guards from the mid 1950s into the early 1960s. Norris worked many years for the Village of Saranac Lake. He worked for the highway department and the police department retiring as the Chief of Police in 1986. He also worked for Hyde Fuel Co. and Trudeau Sand and Gravel. After retiring he worked for St. Joseph’s Rehabilitation Center for many years.

He was a member of the Loyal Order of the Moose, Saranac Lake Elks Club BPOE 1508, a member of the Saranac Lake Golf Club. Norris enjoyed and was an avid hunter, fisherman and golfer. He loved the New York Yankees, Red Devils, and the New York Giants. But most of all he enjoyed spending time with his family first!

He is survived by his wife Jessie Aubin of Saranac Lake; three children: Kevin Norris Aubin and wife Rose Marie (Kelsey) of Lindeley, Sheree Lynn Aubin and partner Charles G. Martin of Bloomingdale and Darcey Janelle Aubin of Morrisonville; six grandchildren: Kerrie and Kasey Aubin, Jason and Mae Farmer, Lucas Lezak and Nathaniel Duquette; one brother, Alexander Aubin Jr, of Vermontville; two sisters: Hallie Ohmann and Janice Bombard, both of Saranac Lake; and several nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his father, mother and two sisters: Ann Grant and Mary Ohmann.

Calling hours will take place from 3 to 6 p.m. Friday, Nov. 17, at the Fortune-Keough Funeral Home in Saranac Lake . An Elks service will take place at 5:45 p.m. Friday. A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, Nov. 18 at the Fortune-Keough Funeral Home, with the Rev. Eric Olsen officiating. Burial will follow at Pine Ridge Cemetery in Saranac Lake.

Friends wishing to remember Norris G. Aubin may make memorial contributions to North Country Life Flight or St. Jude’s Children Research Hospital in care of the funeral home.

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