Luc R. Niro

Luc R. Niro, 50, of 45 Main St., Bloomingdale, died Tuesday, Feb. 19, 2013, at Adirondack Medical Center in Saranac Lake.

Born in Montreal on May 28, 1962, he was the son of Henry and Sylvie (Veil) Niro. He married Elizabeth Callaghan on March 27, 1999, in Saranac Lake.

Luc had been a resident of the Saranac Lake area for 31 years, coming from Crown Point, where he grew up on the family farm. He was employed by North Star Industries and Career Vision in Saranac Lake as a driver. Luc loved his computer, his games, sitting with their cats and going out for dinner. He especially loved spending time with Beth and traveling around the North Country. Luc was an avid sports fan and enjoyed all sports. Luc will be greatly missed by his many friends.

He is survived by his wife Elizabeth of Bloomingdale; his brothers and sisters: Michael (Gail) St. Pierre, Joanne (Andrus) Gadway, Marie Pendell, Lucie (Gary) Bobbie, Norbert (Debbie) St. Pierre, Helene (John) Carr, Jeannette (Mark) Peters, Louise (Ronnie) Dean, Celine Niro, Lisa (Matt) Apgar, John Niro, Florence (Stephen) Sears, Mario (Marina) St. Pierre, Sylvie Niro and Eugene (Traci) St. Pierre. He also had 31 nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his father, mother and stepfather Roch H. St. Pierre.

Calling hours will take place from 4 to 7 p.m. Friday, Feb. 22, at the Fortune-Keough Funeral Home in Saranac Lake. A Mass of Christian burial will take place at noon Saturday, Feb. 23, at St. Bernard’s Church in Saranac Lake with the Rev. Bill Muench officiating. Burial will take place at St. Bernard’s Cemetery in Saranac Lake in the spring.

Friends wishing to remember Luc R. Niro may make memorial contributions to American Diabetes Association in care of the funeral home. Family and friends can also share their memories and sign the online guestbook at