After graduation Steve worked at GE and then transitioned to Carrier Corp, working there for 35 yrs. Upon retiring from Carrier he drove for Werner Trucking for 2 years.
Steve loved the outdoors, especially hunting, fishing, canoeing, camping, hiking and running. Many trips were enjoyed in the Adirondacks. Steve married Betty Lader in 1964. They both loved basset hounds and riding his motorcycle.
Steve was predeceased by his wife Betty, his parents, Stephen and Henrietta and his brother, David.
He is survived by his sister, Kathleen Burns Hotchkin (Randy) (Dubuque, Iowa), sister-in-laws, Robin Burns Fowler, Roberta Lader and brother-in-law Ed Landers, many nieces and nephews and cousins.
Calling hours will be held on Monday, June 27th from 10 to 12n with a funeral service immediately following at Noon at Robert D. Gray Funeral Home, Skaneateles. Burial in St. Mary’s cemetery. Donations can be made to the Local SPCA.
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