FULTON, NY – Lawrence M. Austin, 88, formerly of Lyons, NY, passed away on Monday September 12, 2016, at University Hospital, Syracuse, NY, after a short illness.
He was born in Maine, NY, to the late Oscar and Christine (Barrows) Austin.
Mr. Austin had been a resident of Fulton and more recently of Oswego since 2008.
Mr. Austin retired from Autos Unlimited, Lyons, after many years of service.
He enjoyed spending time with his grandchildren and traveling with family in his younger years.
Mr. Austin loved to eat donuts and he was a regular at McDonald’s where he would enjoy a good cup of coffee many times throughout the day.
He was predeceased by his step-daughter, Tina Weir, in 2010.
Mr. Austin is survived by his wife of 30 years, Carolyn Austin of Oswego; one step-daughter, Janel (Bryan) Salisbury of Fulton; one step-son, James Salisbury of Fulton; several grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews.
A funeral service and burial will be held privately.
There will be no calling hours.
The Sugar Funeral Home, Inc., 224 W. Second St. S., Fulton, has care of the arrangements.