SOUTH BOSTON, VA. — William J. Murph Light, of Park Avenue, Plattsburgh, N.Y. and Seasons at the Woodview Assisted Living, Powell Road, South Boston, Va., died on Friday, Oct. 18, 2002, at age 94, after a two week illness.
Mr. Light, a retired New York State Corrections Officer from Clinton State Prison in Dannemora, N.Y., was born to the union of William and Susan (Allen) Light of Morrisonville, N.Y. on May 22, 1908.
He was a former town clerk, volunteer fireman, and town constable of the village.
Mr. Light has been a member of the Plattsburgh Elks Lodge 621 for over 58 years. He served his country in the U.S. Army Air Corp. during World War II as a sergeant in the military police.
He was predeceased by his brothers, Allen M. Light, former Plattsburgh city attorney, who practiced in Plattsburgh for well over fifty years and Raymond Light, an educator who served for many years with the New York State Education Department.
Mr. Light is survived by his wife, Anna L. Light; his daughter, Susan Ann Regan; a son-in-law, Michael P. Regan; three grandsons, Michael, Brian and Mark Regan, all of Danville, Va.; 6 nephews, Timothy and Thomas Ayres, William, Robert and Richard Bessette and William Light.
The family will receive friends and relatives at Brown Funeral Home at 29 Broad Street in Plattsburgh, N.Y. on Friday, Oct. 25, 2002, from 7 to 9 p.m.
Burial services will be conducted at the Brown Funeral Home in Plattsburgh on Saturday, Oct. 26,2002, at 10 a.m.
Internment will follow directly thereafter at the family plot in Magdala Solitude Cemetery of Saint Alexander's Church in Morrisonville, N.Y. Reverend Daniel Keefe, pastor of St. Mary's of the Lake, will officiate.