PORT HENRY — November 12, 1944-June 11, 2014
Daniel A. Cutting Sr., 69, of Port Henry died unexpectedly at home on June 11, 2014. He was born at the family home in Crown Point, the son of the late Roy D. Cutting Sr. and Eva (Fuller) Cutting.
Daniel graduated from Crown Point High School. He entered the workforce at International Paper Co. until he was drafted by the military. After serving two years in the Army, he returned to International Paper to complete 30 years of service.
In his younger years, Dan had a love for horses and always had one to trade. He enjoyed taking his boys fishing and to their little league games. In his later years, Dan enjoyed watching the N.Y. Yankee games on TV. He took much pride in telling his friends about the accomplishments of his family. He was very proud that his sons are avid hunters and how his grandchildren have excelled in school sports, dirt bike racing and horse riding. Dan spent many hours at the local bait shop getting the report for his sons as to where the fish were biting.
Survivors include his wife of 46 years, Catherine (Decker) Cutting; four sons, Daniel Cutting Jr. of Moriah, Christopher (Lori) Cutting of Crown Point, Peter (Raechel) Cutting of Port Henry, Billy Cutting and companion Krystal Baker of Crown Point; a stepson, Michael Carey of Wynantskill; two sisters, Shirley Sargent of Port Henry and Julie Trybendis of Hudson Falls; a brother, Albert (Judy) Cutting of Moriah Center; 11 grandchildren, several nieces and nephews, and two close friends, John Bezon and Willard Baker Sr.
He was predeceased by his parents; brother, Roy D. Cutting Jr.; brothers-in-law, Richard Sargent and Steve Trybendis; and special friends, Earl Sprague and Vinnie Cashdollar.
A graveside service will be held 2 p.m. Saturday, June 14, at the South Moriah Cemetery. Following the service, family and friends are invited to gather for a celebration of Dan's life at the home of Dan Cutting Jr., 239 Fisk Rd., Moriah. Donations in his memory may be made to the Roe Pond Fishing Tournament.