Schroon Lake, Louis M. “Bunny” Surprenant, 90 passed away Sunday September 6, 2020 after an extended illness.
He was born July 26, 1930 in Schroon Lake, NY the son of the late Delore and Rose Lesperance Surprenant.
In addition to his parents, he was predeceased by his daughter Terry Pechette, his sisters Anna Wilkie and Rita Miller and his brothers Robert and Elwood Surprenant and his special friend Kittie Clark.
He served in the US Army form 1951 until his honorable discharge in 1953. He was employed at General Electric in Schenectady, NY for many years. He had his own business in the Schroon Lake area for many years and was able to fix and build almost anything that needed doing.
Bunny, as he was known to many, was a long time member of the Schroon Lake Volunteer Fire Department, he was Mr. Schroon Lake Fish and Game Club for many years, where he volunteered his time and talents on many projects.
Bunny was an excellent musician and played the mandolin in several different bands around the north country, The Blue Ridge Sundowners Band was very special to him.
Bunny is survived by his Sons Ronald (Margaret) and Michael Surprenant, his son-in-law David Pechette, 11 grandchildren, 8 great-grandchildren, several nieces, and many friends.
A gathering of family and friends to share memories of Bunny will take place Thursday, September 10, 2020, from 12 noon until 2:00 PM at the Edward L. Kelly Funeral Home 1019 Us Rt. 9, Schroon Lake, NY
Military Honors and interment will be held at the Gerald B. H. Solomon National Cemetery in Schuylerville, NY at 1:30 PM Monday, September 14, 2020
Memorials may take the form of donations to The Schroon Lake Emergency Squad, Schroon Lake, NY 12870.