Joseph Edmond Delair

Joseph Edmond Delair, age 71, passed away early morning on Saturday, June 5, 2021, at Adirondack Medical Center in Saranac Lake.

Visitation will be held at Frary-Stuart Funeral Home in Tupper Lake on Thursday, June 10 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Arrangements are under the care and direction of Frary-Stuart Funeral Home.

He is survived by his two sons; Michael Delair of Tupper Lake and Scott Delair of Malone; his brother Steven (Kathy) Delair of Tupper Lake; as well as a grandchild along with a niece and a nephew. Joseph is predeceased by his parents Lucien and Shirley (Hough) Delair.

Joseph was born on June 9, 1949, in Tupper Lake. He graduated from Tupper Lake High School in 1968. He proudly served in the Navy from 1969 to 1971. Joseph was a member of the Loyal Order of the Moose. He was blessed to do what he loved for a living, being a popular chef at the Tupper Lake Country Club where he worked for many years. His passion for cooking continued after retirement for his neighbors at the Don Smith apartments. He was also a diehard Yankees fan.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Tupper Lake rescue squad.