Lawrence G. Kernehan, 67, of Alexandria Bay

Lawrence G. Kernehan, 67, of Alexandria Bay

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Lawrence G. Kernehan, 67, lifetime resident of Alexandria Bay, died Monday March 5th at St. Camillus Nursing Home, Syracuse, where he had resided since 2016.

Lawrence “Larry” was born in Alexandria Bay on April 24th, 1950 the son of Lawrence and Catherine M. Petrie Kernehan. He graduated from Alexandria Bay High School and worked his whole life as a St. Lawrence River Fishing Guide.  He also renovated boats in the “off-season”.

Larry married Candice Aubertine on May 19th, 1973 in Sackets Harbor.  Candi passed away January 28th, 2009.

He was a member of the Alexandria Bay Volunteer Fire Department, Twilight Golf League, Ducks Unlimited, Alexandria Bay Fishing Guides Association, and enjoyed bowling.

Larry is survived by two sons, Gregory Kernehan, North Augusta, SC, and Curtis Kernehan, Watertown, NY; a granddaughter, Laila Evelyn Kernehan; two brothers-in-law and his father-in-law.  Many nieces, nephews and cousins survive.

Calling hours will be held at Costello Funeral Home on Wednesday, March 14th from 2-4 and 7-9. A memorial service will be held at the funeral home  Thursday, March 15th at 11:00 am with Fr. Doug Comstock officiating.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Alexandria Bay Volunteer Fire Department, 110 Walton St., Alexandria Bay, NY 13607

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