Gary L. Monette 74, of Camden, NY passed away on April 18, 2022 at Bassett Hospital, Cooperstown, NY. He was born April 20, 1947 in Rome, NY, a son of John & Antoinette Revette Monette and was a graduate of Vernon-Verona- Sherrill High School. Gary entered the Navy in 1964, served in Viet Nam and was discharged in 1970. He has lived in Camden since 1994. Gary worked at Camden Wire Co as a kneeler operator. He retired from International Wire Co., in 2009. Gary enjoyed hunting and fishing and was a lifelong Buffalo Bills fan. He was also a life member of the Lt. Victor Giles VFW and member of the Arthur S. Moran American Legion Post. Gary was previously married to Suzanne Klahs on May 31, 1969 in Syracuse, NY. She passed away Oct 31, 2021. Gary was also predeceased by his 14 siblings. He is survived by several nieces and nephews, including a very special niece, Laurie & James Moore, Rome, NY.
Graveside services will be held in Forest Lawn Cemetery, Camden, NY 2:00 pm Friday May 13, 2022 under the direction of LaRobardiere Funeral home, Inc, Camden, NY followed by a Celebration of Life at the Arthur S. Moran American Legion. There will be no calling hours.
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