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Obituary of Irving L. Fuller


February 27, 1929 — December 20, 2023

Irving L. Fuller, 94, of Groton, passed away peacefully at home on December 20, 2023.

He was born on February 27, 1929 in Groton, a son of the late Harold V M and Nellie (English) Fuller. A lifelong area resident, Mr. Fuller was a graduate of the McLean High School and served from 1948-1952 as a control tower operator in the US Navy. He was a design draftsman, working first for GE in Schenectady, and then for many years locally with IthaCo. He was a past member of the Groton Congregational Church and the McLean Community Church. He was an avid hunter, fisherman, competitive ping pong player and member of barbershop quartets in earlier years.

He is survived by his wife of 70 years, Janet (Ramos) Fuller; sons, Steven Fuller (Priscilla), of CA and Harold “Hal” Fuller (Kitty), of Groton; daughters, Kathy Grier (Bill), of MO and Karen Buckley (Charles), of NJ; six grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.

In addition to his parents, he was predeceased by his sister, Martha Clay Hemingway.

A Memorial Service will be held at 11:00 AM on Saturday February 3 at the Shurtleff Funeral Home, 103 Lincoln Avenue, Groton. Spring interment will be in Groton Rural Cemetery. Memorial contributions are graciously directed to Carrington-Fuller Post 800 American Legion, 307 Main St., Groton, NY 13073.

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