Thomas E. Huggins Sr.

Thomas E. Huggins Sr., 70, recently of Elderwood at Uihlein in Lake Placid and formerly of 60 Church St., Saranac Lake, went to be with his savior Jesus Christ on Thursday, March 1, 2018.

Born in Buffalo on Sept. 8, 1947, he was the son of Frances Daunais and William Huggins.

He is survived by a son, Thomas Huggins Jr. of Lyon Mountain; two brothers, William Huggins of Gabriels and Patrick Huggins of Plattsburgh; two sisters, Karen Thornquist of Wellesley Hills, Massachusetts, and Patricia Vaughn of Saranac Lake; and many nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents and his sister Alice Huggins of Malone.

Tom was an avid trout fisherman, bowler and loved to hunt as well. Tom was a member of the Saranac Lake Adult Center, and while living at DeChantel Apartments on Church Street he enjoyed playing “nickel bingo” with his many friends.

Funeral arrangements are in care of the Fortune-Keough Funeral Home in Saranac Lake. Funeral services will take place at the convenience of the family.

Friends wishing to remember Thomas Huggins Sr. may make memorial contributions to the Saranac Lake Adult Center in care of the funeral home. Family and friends can also share their memories and sign the online guestbook at