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John T. Aurilio, 70, of Moriah, N.Y., passed away suddenly on Thursday, Sept. 28, 2017.
John was born on Feb. 15, 1947, in Port Henry, N.Y., to the late John and Ella (Dudley) Aurilio. He is predeceased by his mother and father, and his brother, Bobby "Froggy" Aurilio.
John dedicated 42 years of his life to the International Paper Mill in Ticonderoga, N.Y., where he retired in 2008. He was hard working and determined and was an inspiration for all who met him. He enjoyed working and being outside, as well as trips to the Casino! He loved spending time with his family, especially his six grandchildren. He was so very proud of them, they were the light of his life.
John married the love of his life, Roberta (Pepper) Aurilio on Oct. 30, 1982. The love they shared was true, beautiful, and clearly seen by all that knew them. John is survived by his wife, Bobbie, a son, John J. Aurilio and his significant other, Anne Brace, and two daughters, Jamie Aurilio and her boyfriend Brandon Gough, and Heather (Aurilio) Rancour and her husband Robert Rancour Jr. He also leaves behind six grandchildren, Trevor Cheney, Jordan Cheney, Hunter Cheney, Sophie Rancour, Foster Rancour, and Ellie Gough.
Calling hours will be from 6 to 8 p.m. on Monday, October 2nd, at Harland Funeral Home. Services will be at 11 a.m. the following morning at Moriah Methodist Church, with a reception to follow at Moriah Fire Department.
To leave condolences for the family please visit www.harlandfuneralhome.com.
Published on September 30, 2017
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