Donald L. Averill Jr., 45

Donald L. Averill Jr., 45, a resident of St. Rt. 176, Granby, passed away June 2, 2011 at his home.

Born in Rochester, NY, he was the son of Donald L. Averill Sr. of Ontario, NY and Barbara Wilcox of Sodus, NY.

He was a retired Service Manager for Breese Chevy in Syracuse. Don was the lead singer for the band Held Hostage. He was an active member of Jeep Club and a member of the Oswego County and Oswego Valley ATV club.

Surviving, besides his parents, are his wife, Constance (McKinstry) Averill of Granby; two daughters, Nicole Averill of Liverpool; Casey (Tim) Kasper of N. Syracuse; a son, Christopher Averill of Granby; a brother, Benjamin Averill of Sodus; two sisters, Julie Averill of Sodus; Caroline Owen of Nebraska; two sister-in-laws, Patti (Steve) Rawson of Fulton and Jennifer (Christopher) Acome of Virginia; his in-laws, Donna and Neil Batchelor of Oswego; several nieces and nephews.

Funeral Services will be held 4p.m. Saturday at the Nelson Funeral Home. Burial will be in St. Peter’s Cemetery.

Calling hours will be held 1 to 4p.m. Saturday, prior to the service, at the funeral home 11 West Albany St. Oswego.

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  1. i worked with don a short time at another company…..good guy….my thoughts and prayers for the family…god bless

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