unknown - July 18, 2013
lan Lee Hale, 54, of Wampsville, died Thursday, July 18, 2013, at his home. Alan worked at the home farm in Manlius, doing field work, dairy work and maintenance. He completed his blasting license. He went to school and was certified in fluid power including hydraulics, pneumatics and electricity. Alan worked at Ralph Earl Rubbish Removal and most recently Chobani Yogurt. Alan was active in the Remote Control Pullers of CNY, the Medical Reserve Corp and the American Cancer Society Relay for Life. Al was best known for his big heart and love of helping anyone who needed a hand. Al will be greatly missed and remembered lovingly by all who knew him.
Alan was predeceased by his parents Lee and Jeanne Hale and his brother Paul Hale.
He is survived by his longtime partner Cindy McKeraghan, and children Lisa (Chad) D'Angelo, Bonnie McKeraghan and Sara (Vernon) Chestnut, Erik (Katrina) Hale, Shelbi DuBord and Tricia Hale. Alan is also survived by his sisters Kathe Murphy of Florida and Lynn Hale (Pete Cookhouse) of Pompey.
Funeral service: at 11 a.m. Saturday, July 27, at Tait Funeral Home, Inc., 2333 Fenner Road, Cazenovia. Burial: in Fayetteville Cemetery. Calling hours: 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. on Friday, July 26, at the funeral home. To send the family an online condolence, please visit taitfuneralhome.com. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Al’s favorite charity, American Cancer Society.