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Marathon Memorial Chapel
Sunday August 29th, 2021
2:00pm - 4:00pm

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Max R. LaFever, Jr.

Max R. LaFever, Jr., 65, of Marathon, NY, passed away on Thursday, August 19, 2021, at the SUNY Upstate University Medical Center, Syracuse, NY.

Max was born in Montour Falls, NY, on June 11, 1956, the son of the late Max LaFever, Sr. and Bertha Wood LaFever. Prior to his illness, he had been employed at Redding Hunter Reloading, Cortland, NY, for over 40 years.

He is survived by a large family who will miss him dearly.

The family will be present to receive friends at the Marathon Memorial Chapel, 4071 State Route 221, Marathon, NY, on Sunday, August 29, 2021, from 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. In keeping with the wishes of the family, there will be no formal service. In lieu of flowers, donations in memory of Max may be made to the The Upstate Foundation, Inc., 750 E. Adams St., CAB326, Syracuse, NY 13210.

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I still remember days gone by playing with Buddy and the clan up to the old farm house, laying on the living room floor watching some old movies. They were like my second family. Rest In Peace Bud, say hi to Maxie and Bert for me.

Fay Ledger Aug 29 2021 12:38 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Max LaFever, Jr.

Ray and Eileen (Fay) Ledger Aug 29 2021 12:34 PM

I am so sorry I still consider Bud young as we are the same age haven't seen much of him since I've moved away but I still cared and I would never wish this life-ending on anyone God bless you all and help you put the pieces back together
Love you all Marcia

Marcia Beecher Aug 20 2021 7:26 PM