Harvellon F. Lehtonen, 67, of Palermo, died November 19, 2009.
Born June 1, 1942, he was the son of John and Bessie (Wilmont) Lehtonen. Harvellon was employed at Armstrong/Interface Solutions in Fulton for over 40 years. He was a veteran of the Navy, Army National Guard and Air National Guard with an accumulation of 20 plus years of service. He was a member of V.F.W. Post #369 in Mexico and an active member of the Mexico Trail Riders Snowmobile Club. Harvellon enjoyed hunting, fishing and playing horseshoes. He was predeceased by his parents; a brother, Howard; a sister, Ruth and a grandson, Bryan.
Surviving are his wife of 48 years, Janet (Kellogg) Lehtonen; daughter, Brenda Hillman of Mexico; sons, David Lehtonen of North Carolina, Paul (Paula) and Kristopher (Jodi) Lehtonen all of Mexico; sister, Geraldine Diffenbacher of Pennsylvania; brother, Carl Lehtonen of Central Square; mother-in-law, Adeline Kellogg of Hannibal; ten grandchildren; one great-grandson; several nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be held 11 a.m. Monday at Foster Funeral Home, Fulton. Calling hours are 2 to 5 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home, 910 Fay Street, Fulton.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the Mary & Charles Haney Fund, c/o Hematology/Oncology Dept., 140 West 6th Street, Suite 110, Oswego, 13126; Friends of Oswego County Hospice, P.O. Box 102, Oswego, 13126 or to Palermo United Methodist Church, 11 County Route 35, Fulton, 13069.
Foster Funeral Home, Inc.