ALBURGH/PLATTSBURGH, N.Y. — Donald A. Duhamel, age 72, years, died early Wednesday morning, Nov. 18, 2015, at the Meadow Brook Nursing Facility in Plattsburgh.

Born in St. Albans on, Dec. 29, 1942, he was the son of the late Roger and Florabell Irene (LaFarr) Duhamel. He attended local schools and was married to the former Sandra Pearo, who survives him.

For 50 years, Donald operated a dairy farm on the Middle Road in Alburgh and during that time also ran Duhamel’s Country Store located on the Truck Route, also in Alburgh. Prior to his illness, Donald most recently worked at the Mohawk Nation Indian Reservation in Altona, N.Y.

He was a parishioner of St. Amadeus Roman Catholic Church and served the town of Alburgh on the Selectboard for 15 years.

In addition to his wife Sandra of Alburgh, Donald leaves his daughter, Tammy Duhamel of Alburgh; two sons, Donald Duhamel, Jr., of Altona and Randy Duhamel of Alburgh; two grandchildren, Devin and Monica Duhamel.

A Funeral Service will be held Wednesday, Nov. 25, 2015, at 11 a.m. from The Kidder Memorial Home, 89 Grand Ave., Swanton. Father Thomas D. Nadeau will officiate. The Rite of Committal and Interment will follow at the Duhamel family lot in St. Amadeus Roman Catholic Cemetery.

There will be no public calling hours.

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