December 30, 2015
Carlton Curtis Pike, Jr., 84, of Chaumont passed away Wednesday, December 30, 2015, at St. Joseph's Hospital, Syracuse, N.Y.
A funeral mass will be celebrated on Tuesday, January 5, 2016, at 10AM at Our Lady of the Sacred Heart Church and burial will be at the convenience of the family in the spring in Calvary Cemetery.
Carl was born in Gouverneur on February 18, 1931, son of Carlton C. and Frances Lowe Pike,Sr. and he graduated from Watertown High School. A marriage to Mary Ulmen Pike ended in divorce. He was predeceased by his second wife, Mary Reed Pike. Mr. Pike was an Army reservist and retired from Kemper Insurance, Watertown as a claims adjuster. He was a life member of Watertown Elks Lodge 496.
He is survived by his four children and their spouses, Deborah and John Scanlon, Anne and Frederick Lanham, and Peter S. and Laurel Pike, all of Watertown and Celeste and Timothy LaLonde, Ellisburg; three stepchildren, Jerry Reed, Bobbi and Mike Bolton, and Kevin and Deborah Reed; seven grandchildren, Cory Lyn Raggi, Jeri C. Gosier, Tera Smith, Katie Norton, Ashley Pike, Peter Pike, and Jordan Pike, nine great grandchildren and several nieces and nephews. A daughter, Sue Ann Pike, who died in infancy, and his son, John Pike, died before him.
Donations in Carl's name may be made to SPCA of Jefferson County, 25056 Water St., Watertown, NY 13601. Online condolences to his family may be made at www.cummingsfuneral.com