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Gary W. Lehtonen

Gary W. Lehtonen, 70, of Mexico, NY, passed away suddenly on Wednesday, August 8, 2012, at his residence.

Gary was born in Oswego, NY on December 24, 1941, a son of the late Nicholas and Leola Horba.  An avid golfer, he had previously owned and operated G.W. Burner Service in Canton, NY. 

He is survived by his daughters, Kimberly Lehtonen-Mikula of South Otselic and Gail Lee Maxwell of Florida.

In addition to his parents, he was predeceased by his wife, Karalee Lehtonen in 1992.

Memorial services will be held at a later date and time to be announced.

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Just learned of Gary's passing.  He and Karalee were my neighbors when they lived in Canton,  NY.  Gary and my late husband Ira (Peter) Bullis were great friends.  Peter did many things for Gary including haying and bush hogging.  I have ouctures of GAry with his horses.

Janet Bullis May 25 2013 12:00 AM

Gary is missed very much.  We had some real good times together. Condolences to his daughters and their families. Aunt Betty and Uncle Bill

Elizabeth Dumas Sep 28 2012 12:00 AM

Our Condolence to the Family:

I consider Gary a true friend.
We met at Hannibal High School and remain friends our whole life.
I will miss him but I will remember all the good times we had.

Fred and Katherine Timerson Aug 20 2012 12:00 AM

Gary, you will be missed at Kathy's Diner. Our condolences to his family and friends.

Shirley Vinch Aug 20 2012 12:00 AM

We are so sorry to hear of Garys passing.  He was a wonderful neighbor and friend on Spruce Lake in Salisbury, NY  We had alot of special times together and will cherish forever.  He will be sorely missed.

Donald and Dona Carpenter Aug 17 2012 12:00 AM