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Thomas Lake

September 6, 1946 — September 12, 2018

Roscoe, NY

Thomas Lake

Thomas E. Lake of Roscoe, NY, a retired Sgt.with the NYS Dept. of Corrections at Sullivan Correctional Facility and lifelong area resident died Wednesday, September 12, 2018 at the Achieve Rehab and Nursing Facility in Liberty, NY. He was 72.

The son of the late Howard and Annabelle Finnegan Lake, he was born September 6, 1946 in Roscoe, NY.

Thomas enjoyed singing and playing guitar.

Survivors include his devoted wife, Rocki Lake, at home; two sons, Kyle Lake and his wife Leanne of Ballston Spa, NY, and Mitchel Lake and his wife Kristina of Ballston Spa, NY; one daughter, Jessica Darby and her husband Reed of Commack, NY; five sisters, Barbara Cromie of Roscoe, NY, Ginger Wakeman of Roscoe, NY, Sharon Keene of Cooks Falls, NY, Alice Meyers of Roscoe, NY, and Carol Gerow of Carey, NC; six grandchildren, Ashleigh, Max, Bryce, Myles, Brandon, and Parker; and two longtime close friends, Chuck and Greg. He was predeceased by two brothers, William and Donald; and three sisters, Dorothy Pherrigo, Joyce Bury, and Rosemary Fassberger.

Visitation will be Friday, September 21, 2018 from 4 to 7 PM in the Harris Funeral Home, Railroad Ave, Roscoe, NY.

Funeral Services will be Saturday, September 22, 2018 at 11 AM at the Harris Funeral Home.  Mr. James Buck will officiate.

Memorial contributions in his name may be made to Roscoe Cares C/O Debbie Hendrickson, 148 Rockland Road, Roscoe, NY 12776, or the Lewy Body Dementia Association, LBDA 912 Killian Hill Road, S.W., Lilburn, GA 30047 or at

Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to the Harris Funeral Home, Railroad Ave. Roscoe, NY 607-498-4929 or 845-439-5200

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