October 12, 1955 — December 29, 2018
CHESTERTOWN — Bryan E. Frazier, 63, died Saturday, Dec. 29, 2018 at his home, with his devoted wife, Kim, by his side, after a nine month battle with acute leukemia.
Born Oct. 12, 1955 in Ticonderoga, he was the son of the late Donald L. Frazier and Mildred (Roblee) Frazier and lived his entire life in Chestertown.
Bryan graduated from Chester High School the class of 1974 and continued his studies at Adirondack Community College, graduating in 1976 with an associates degree in accounting.
Bryan worked as a sawyer for Great Eastern Lumber and R.J. Sweet Lumber, and then as a boat mechanic for Norowal Marina and Loon Lake Marina until he was forced to retired after his leukemia diagnosis.
Bryan was the past vice president of the Northern Warren Trailblazer’s Snowmobile Club and a member of The Good Shepherd Episcopal Church in Chestertown.
His enjoyments included camping, mowing, watching the NY Yankees, NY Giants, NY Knicks and the Pittsburgh Penguins but his greatest enjoyment was riding snowmobiles with his wife, Kim, along with several close friends. He rode extensively both locally and throughout northern Maine and Quebec, Canada including the Gaspe’ Bay Peninsula.
He will be remembered as a loving and devoted husband and pet dad.
Besides his parents, he was predeceased by his father-in-law, Howard B. Meade; three boxer dogs, Dixie, Jiggers and Scout; two cats, 4 o’clock Ernie and Stupid Kitty.
Survivors include his wife of 34 years, Kimberly (Meade) Frazier; two sisters, Charlene (Bruce) Hiller of Chestertown and Linda (Bill) Matteson of Wells, Vermont; his mother-in-law, Janice Meade of Brant Lake; three brothers-in-law, Kent (Sharon) Meade of Brant Lake, whom Bryan thought of as a brother, Craig (Barb) Meade of Queensbury and Randy (Diane) Meade of South Glens Falls; his four cats, Kokow, Hoppi, Scooter and Shooter, who will miss him very much; his close friends, Donny Volkman, Tom Hill, Glen Mattson and Larry Cosman; and several nieces, nephews and cousins.
The family would like to thank Dr. Bellomo and her team at NYOH; his caregivers in he’s last days, Carolin, Erica and Laurie (Penguin); his and Kim’s co-workers; the NWT Snowmobile Club and the Wakonda campers for their compassion and support throughout Bryans’ illness which was truly humbling.
A graveside service will be held at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, May 18, at the Chester Rural Cemetery, State Route 9, Chestertown, with the Rev. John Cairns officiating. A reception will follow the service at Wakonda Family Campground, 3915 E. Schroon River Road, Pottersville.
Pallbearers will be Kent Meade, Craig Meade, Steven Meade, Donny Volkman, Glen Mattson and Larry Cosman.
Memorials may be made to High Peaks Hospice, 454 Glen St., Glens Falls, NY 12801; or to North Warren Emergency Squad, P.O. Box 323, Chestertown, NY 12817.
Arrangements are entrusted to Barton-McDermott Funeral Home, Inc., 9 Pine St., Chestertown, NY 12817.