Alvah "Al" H. Seymour, Jr., 75, of Mattydale, died Thursday, January 2 at St. Joseph's Hospital. Al was born on the South Side of Syracuse before moving to Mattydale in 1954. He graduated from North Syracuse High School in 1956 and was the son of the late Mary Alice (Stokes Moore) and Alvah H. Seymour, Sr.
Al served in the NY Air National Guard 174th Fighter Wing and was activated for the Berlin Crisis. He retired in 2000 from Point to Point Telecommunications in Syracuse after working for 8 years as a Communications Specialist. Prior to that, he had worked for ADT Securities for 17 years and owned and operated CostCom for 8 years. Al was a member of the CNY PC Users Group and taught seminars often. He was an avid woodworker, coin collector, and genealogy buff. Al maintained a summer camp in Alex Bay for the past 12 years where he enjoyed his family and time spent with them. He was a longtime communicant of St. Margaret's Church and volunteered for many projects especially those which needed woodworking.
Al is survived by his wife of 46 years, the former Mary Louise (Minni); their three sons: J. Scott (Naomi) Seymour of Port St. Lucie, FL, Andrew Seymour of Mattydale, and Todd (Jennifer) Seymour of Liverpool; two siblings: Ellen (V. James) Medicis of Liverpool and Elwin (Norma) Moore of Camillus; his five grandchildren: Angelina, Aidan, Ainsley, Zoe, and Nicholas Seymour; and many nieces and nephews.
Contributions in Al's memory may be made to St. Margaret's Church or it's Human Development Program, 203 Roxboro Rd., Mattydale, NY 13211.
Friends may call on Sunday from 1 - 4pm at Krueger Funeral Home, 2619 Brewerton Rd., Mattydale. A Prayer Service will start on Monday, 9:15 am at the funeral home followed by a 10 am Mass of Christian Burial at St. Margaret's Church. Entombment will be in Woodlawn Mausoleum, Syracuse.