Born: April 17, 1934

Died:   May 5,1995                                            

Married: Mary LeClair

Children: Richard M., Mark A., Phillip S., Deborah A., Tina, Susan M.

Richard G. Bomyea was a camp caretaker and a guideboat builder.

Adirondack Daily Enterprise, May 5, 1995

Richard G. Bomyea

SARANAC LAKE - Richard G. Bomyea, 61, of Rensselaer Falls, died Thursday, May 4, 1995 at the Canton-Potsdam Hospital.

Born April 17, 1934 in Saranac Inn, he was the son of Charles and Ella Mae (Cobb) Bomyea.

Mr. Bomyea had been a lifelong resident of Lake Clear before moving to Rensselaer Falls in 1994. He was a former member of the Saranac Lake Lions Club and the sports council of the Saranac Lake Area Chamber of Commerce. He had been New York state fire warden for Saranac Inn and was an honorary member of the Rensselaer Falls Fire Department. Mr. Bomyea had been an Adirondack guideboat builder, working for Charles Keough and Carl Hathaway. For most of his life he had been a caretaker at various camps, including Pine Rock Camp. He retired as head of maintenance at The Point in June, 1994. He enjoyed gardening and was an avid outdoorsman who liked hunting, fishing, and camping. He also enjoyed making models.

Survivors include his wife, the former Mary LeClair of Brushton; three sons, Richard M. and Mark A., both of Rensselaer Falls, and Phillip S., of Saranac Lake; three daughters, Sr. Deborah A. Bomyea of Oak Park, Ill., Tina L. Blinn of Lake Placid and Susan M. Bomyea-Lewis of Marion, N.C.; a sister, Ruth Rogers of Vermontville; a brother, Frank L. Bomyea of Lake Clear; 10 grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.

He was predeceased by two brothers, Leo and Orman, and two sisters, Mable Lagree and Mae Monty.

Calling hours will be held from 2-4 and 7-8 p.m. Monday at the Fortune-Keough Funeral Home in Saranac Lake. The funeral service will follow at 8 p.m. at the funeral home.

Memorial donations may be made to the St. Lawrence County Hospice or to the Rensselaer Falls Fire Department in care of the funeral home.