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Patrick A. Steele

February 21, 2021

Patrick A. Steele, 59, of LaFargeville passed away Sunday, February 21, 2021, at River Hospital, Alexandria Bay.

Patrick was born in Alexandria Bay on March 17, 1961, son of the late George D. and Beatrice E. Fitchette Steele and he attended LaFargeville school. A marriage to Bobbi Hepfer ended in divorce.

He worked for several local companies, including Rusty Johnson Masonry, as a masonry worker. Patrick enjoyed hunting, fishing, trapping, and generally being an outdoorsman. His greatest enjoyment was his children, grandchildren, and family.

Patrick is survived by his four children, Ian J. Steele, LaFargeville, Courtney J. Steele and companion Josh Vrooman, Hammond, Chelsea M. Steele and companion John Fuller, Redwood, and Aaron J. Steele and companion Eric Nguyen, Watertown; five grandchildren, Hailey Whitmore, Liam and Austin Vrooman, John Fuller II, and Jacob Fuller; brother Cary Steele and wife Sheila, LaFargeville; niece Pamela Kerr; two great nephews, Matthew R. and Jonathan M.; great great nephew Jackson; and cousins.

Calling hours will be held at Cummings Funeral Service, Inc., Clayton on Wednesday, March 3, from 4 - 7 PM. A graveside service will be in the spring at a time and date to be announced. Masks and social distancing are required for attendance to all services. Online condolences to Patrick's family may be posted at www.cummingsfuneral.com. In lieu of flowers, donations in his name may be made to a charity of your choice pertaining to outdoor activities.


#7 Gary M. Getman 2021-03-01 07:08
To the Steele Family, Im sorry to read of Pats death. Ill always remember his laugh, he was a good friend and neighbor who left too soon. RIP!
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#6 Mike Hammer 2021-02-27 19:23
Men like Pat are truly rare.

My deepest condolences to the family.
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#5 Tom & Venarae Lennox 2021-02-24 08:18
May our Lord and Savior be with your family as you
grieve the loss of your loved one.
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#4 Russ Waterson 2021-02-23 20:31
We have lost a gentle giant. Pat and I hunted, trapped and fished together for years. He was an awesome friend with a huge heart of gold. My sincere condolences to all of his family. He will be greatly missed.
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#3 Stephen Link 2021-02-23 14:37
I knew Pat most my life,he was a good guy and always willing to help a friend. Condolences and prayers to his family.
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#2 Tina Empey Ball 2021-02-23 14:23
You were a wonderful friend to me in school, we had so many good times when we were in school,,I will truly miss you pat.You were always dear to my heart my friend.Rest now.God Bless all your family.
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#1 Jacinta and Jerry Wo 2021-02-23 13:52
We are all so sad on the passing of Pat. Everyone loved him. He was an all around good person. Condolences to his family. I went to kindergarten with him and rode his bus. Such nice memories.
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