Carl J. Brunet 02/21/2015

Carl J. BrunetCarl J. Brunet
Carl J. Brunet, 87, formally of Hermon, died on February 21, 2015 at Maplewood Health Care and Rehabilitation Center.  A graveside service will be on July 18, 2015, 11 am at St. Henry’s Cemetery, Father Stephen Rocker officiating,  a luncheon will follow the service at the DeKalb Junction United Methodist Church. He is survived by his wife, Elaine, a daughter Carolyn and her husband Lloyd (Butch) Hadden of Winter Haven, Florida, sons, Randy and his wife Vicki Brunet of Edwards, Ritchie Brunet of Hermon, a sister Alida Doud of Fairport, 9 grandchildren, 10 great grandchildren, 3 great great grandchildren, several nieces and nephews. Carl was born on April 27, 1927 in Hermon, the son of Joseph H. and Pauline I. Baker Brunet Jr. He graduated from Hermon High School in 1945. Carl married Elaine J. Barr on November 5, 1949 at St. James Church Rectory, Gouverneur, Father Divine officiating. He ran a milk route and other hauling which was purchased in 1948, went to work for Town Highway Department in Hermon, spring 1951. Fall of November, 1951 he purchased farm and drove school bus for Hermon District. He worked for the County Department and was an Assessor for the Town of Hermon for five years. Carl worked part time for Roger McBath at Robinson’s Farm Equipment of Canton before 1979. He was a truck driver and did machinery set up for Dragroon Equipment in Canton until his retirement in 1992. Carl was a member of St. Henry’s Church and St. James Church. He loved dancing, reading the newspaper, farming, tinkering in his shop and being busy. Contributions can be made to the American Cancer Society or the Alzheimer’s Association.

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  1. Elaine and family – I am sorry to hear about Carl. I still remember when you came to Mom and Dad’s for wax on snow and I believe it would be Randy when he was a baby. My thoughts and prayers are with you.
    Joy Ware

  2. Elaine and Family,

    Carl was one of my best friends during high School. Sorry to hear about his passing. He will be missed. He was one of the “Good” people in the world. Best of luck Elaine and our prayers will be with you.


  3. Elaine, Ritchie, Randy, Carolyn, and Families:

    We are very sorry to hear of Carl’s passing. He will be remembered as a kind, hard-working man who was always good natured. Please know you all are in our thoughts and prayers at this difficult time, and let us know if we can do anything to help you. Lisa (Lowery) Perry

  4. I am so sorry to hear of Carls passing. He was a great man fun to work with I always enjoyed working with him and always looked up to him. Him and Pete Cole kinda took me under there wing when I started working with them and they have helped me in many ways even after they retired. Thanks carl you will be missed by many

  5. Sorry to hear of Carl’s passing. Enjoyed working with Carl atRobinson’s and at the Sportsmans club. I will pass on to father his passing.

  6. My thoughts and prayers to Grandma brunet and randy Vicki Brunet richie Brunet and the rest of the family and grandkids the great grandkids.i knew carl from being married to his grandson craig brunet .for many years.carl was a great man very hard working ge was always at the Brunet farm helping his boys or his grandkids in fields or around the barn.he always had that wonderful blessed smile to him.he will be missed greatly. To Grandma brunet dad randy and ma Vicki richie sorry for ur loss just remember all the wonderful things and times about grandpa carl .r.i.p grandpa carl

  7. Elaine, Richie & Randy,

    Sorry to hear of Carl passing. I will always remember coming to the Farm years ago. He certainly will be missed I know my Dad enjoyed visiting with him.

  8. Elaine and Family, I am so sorry to here about Carl he was a very nice man and I know that my Mom thought the world of both of you. At this time think of all the great times that you all had together that is what gets us all through the bad times. You are in my prayers, Sharon and family.

  9. Aunt Elaine I am so sorry to hear about Uncle Carl. I really liked him, he was a nice man and always good to my kids (and now grandkids – although you only got to meet one grandchild). I and Jeff will say prayers for you and the family – a special one for you, Randy, Ritchie, and Carolyn. ~HUGS~

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