There will be a Celebration of Life for Mr. Harris (Skip) R. Furman, who died Saturday at his residence, on Saturday, November 10th, at Cape Vincent American Legion starting at 4pm.
Skip was born August 27th, 1940, in Rochester, the son of Harris and Lilian Loughwed Furman Sr. He graduated from Palmyra High School.
His first wife, Maryella, died during childbirth.
On June 6th, 1968, he married Mary Ann Jarim in Oswego. Mary Ann died July 12th, 2018, in Virginia Beach.
He was honorably discharged from the United States Army on December 14th, 1962.
Skip worked at the local Carpenters Union #278 in Watertown, which is now Local #277 in Syracuse.
He was a member of the Cape Vincent American Legion, the National Rifle Association, and Ducks Unlimited.
Skip was an avid sportsman, and enjoyed Deer, Goose, and Duck hunting, loved fishing, and especially doing woodworking at his home.
Surviving are two sons, Peter (Tara) of Virginia Beach, and William (Bill) of Tampa, Florida; one daughter, Heather Smeatin of Canandaigua; and six grandchildren, April, Ben, Kendyl, Austin, and twins, Connor and Camryn.
One daughter, Annette Furman, died before him.
Donations can be made in his name to the Cape Vincent American Legion