Horace John Bigelow, "John," 85, formerly of 89 Greenwood St., Lake Placid, died Monday, April 15, 2013 at Uihlein Living Center of Lake Placid, where he had been a resident since March 2012.
Mr. Bigelow was born March 26, 1928 in Port Washington. He is the son of the late Horace and the late Cecile (Coudert) Bigelow.
He served in the United States Army during the Korean War. He was a member of the American Legion, Post 326, Lake Placid.
A Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated at noon Thursday at Reiss Memorial Chapel in Uihlein Living Center. The Rev. Patrick O'Reilly will officiate. Burial will be in St. Agnes Cemetery in May.
The family suggests donations in John's memory be made to Lake Placid Vol. Ambulance Service or St. Agnes Catholic Church.
Relatives and friends are invited to "light a candle" and share a memory or story for John's family to cherish at www.mbclarkfuneralhome.com.
The M.B. Clark Funeral Home in Lake Placid is in charge of arrangements.