TICONDEROGA -- Irving G. Bailey, 87, of Ticonderoga, passed away on Sunday, Dec. 13, 2009, in Burlington, Vt.

Born in Corinth, Aug. 5, 1922, he was the son of the late George J. and Mamie (Taylor) Bailey.

Mr. Bailey was a veteran of the U.S. Army, having served during World War II.

He was the manager of the Presidential Arms Apartment Building of Saratoga for many years, and was also the custodian for the Loudonville Community Church.

Irv was a resident of Hague for many years. He was a dedicated member of the Hague Wesleyan Church, and a former member of the Hague Fire Department, where he served as assistant chief for many years.

He was predeceased by a daughter, Joan Mein, one brother, Ross Bailey, and six sisters, Gladys Richmond, Helen Churchill, Marian Bailey, Ruth Bailey, Bertha Elliott and Dorothy Mosher.

Survivors include his wife of 62 years, Marion L. (Streeter) Bailey; one son, David H. Bailey of Ticonderoga; one brother, Harry A. Bailey of Corinth; and one sister, Mildred Halliday of Corinth. He is also survived by six grandchildren, three great-grandchildren, and many nieces and nephews.

Relatives and friends may call Thursday, Dec. 17, 2009, from 1 to 2:30 p.m. at the Wilcox & Regan Funeral Home, 11 Algonkin St., Ticonderoga.

A funeral service will follow on Thursday afternoon at 2:30 p.m. at the funeral home. Mr. Bailey's nephew, the Rev. Edward Elliott will

officiate.

Interment will take place in the spring at the family plot of the Valley View Cemetery of Ticonderoga.

Donations in his memory may be made to the Hague Fire Department, Hague, NY 12836 or the Hague Wesleyan Church, Hague, NY 12836.

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