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Homer Manley Estus

February 23, 1929 — March 10, 2016

Homer Manley Estus (Junior), 87, passed away March 10, 2016 at the UVM Health Network Elizabethtown Community Hospital. Homer was born February 23, 1929 in Monkton, Vermont to Homer Oscar and Winnifred (Gifford) Estus.

He worked for over 35 years for the NYS Department of Transportation ending up as maintenance supervisor of Essex County rest areas on the Adirondack Northway. Homer was also a proud member of the Westport Fire Company for 52 years.

He is survived by his wife of 69 years, Joyce (Keith) Estus and sons Glenn, Lawrence (Larry) and Bruce, all of Westport as well as numerous nieces and nephews. Homer was predeceased by his mother and father and brothers, Arnold, Earl, and Irving “Barney”, as well as sisters, Hilda and Sylvia.

Calling hours will be from 2-4 PM Sunday March 13, 2016 at Marvin-Heald Funeral Home, 7521 Court Street, Elizabethtown. A funeral Service will be held 11:00 AM Monday March 14, 2016 at Marvin-Heald Funeral Home Chapel. Burial will be private in Black River Cemetery in Westport.
In lieu of flowers donations in Homer’s memory may be made to Westport Fire Department or Westport Emergency Squad.
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Sunday, March 13, 2016

2:00 - 4:00 pm (Eastern time)

Heald Funeral Home, Inc. - Elizabethtown

7521 Court Street, Elizabethtown, NY 12932

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