Gary Fauvelle

Obituary of Gary J. Fauvelle

ILION – Gary J. Fauvelle, age 76, of Prospect Ave., Ilion, passed away peacefully, on Monday, March 8, 2021, at St. Luke’s Hospital, New Hartford. He was born on June 3, 1944, in Herkimer, the son of Alcid and Dorothy (Godfrey) Fauvelle. Gary attended Annunciation School and Ilion High School. On November 27, 1985, he was married to Sandra “Sandy” Forbes, in Mohawk. Mr. Fauvelle was employed at the Union Fork & Hoe Co., Frankfort. He also worked as a machine operator and sub-assembler at Remington Arms Co., Ilion, for many years. He was a member of the United Mine Workers. Gary enjoyed hunting and fishing. Surviving family members include his loving wife, Sandra; his sister, Sandra “Sandy” Engelbrecht and her husband, Richard, of Ilion; his brother-in-law, Robert Hart, of Herkimer; his sister-in-law, Carol Matthie, of Mohawk; and several nieces, nephews and cousins. He was predeceased by his parents; his brother, Richard Fauvelle; and his sister, Linda Hart. Gary’s Memorial Mass will be held 10:30 a.m., Tuesday, March 30, 2021, at the Church of the Annunciation, West St., Ilion, with Father Paul Catena, Pastor, officiating. If you are planning on attending the Memorial Mass, please wear a mask and practice social distancing. Thank you for your understanding. Anyone wishing to share a memory of Gary, or add to his online memorial, may go to In lieu of flowers, as an expression of sympathy, memorial contributions may be made to Catholic Charities of Herkimer County, 61 West St., Ilion, NY 13357, or Herkimer County Humane Society, 514 State Route 5s, Mohawk, NY 13407. Envelopes will be available at the church, before the Mass. Gary’s service arrangements and supervision are entrusted to his long time friend, classmate and Family Funeral Director, Don Applegate, of the Applegate-Day & Enea Family Funeral Home’s original location, at 102 West St., Ilion, NY (315-895-7722).
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Memorial Mass

10:30 am
Tuesday, March 30, 2021
Church of the Annunciation
West Street
Ilion, New York, United States
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