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Obituary for Ira L. Halsey

April 17, 2020

Ira L. Halsey passed away in his home on April 17, 2020 from complications of COVID-19. He was born July 13, 1963 at Oswego Hospital.

He was an avid sports fanatic, loved to golf, and had a sense of humor that would cheer up your darkest day. He was a loving husband, father, brother, son and a friend to so many.

Ira worked in Maintenance at Clinton’s Ditch for 25 years.

He was predeceased by his parents Lyle and Jean Halsey, of Pulaski and brother-in-law Jeffery Davenport, of North Syracuse.

Ira is survived by his wife, Tracy (Davenport) Halsey of Pulaski; daughters, Danielle (Andrew) Strout of Cicero and Rachel (Ethan) Phillips of Sodus; his son Lawrence Halsey, of Pulaski; his brother, Frederick Jensen of Pulaski; sisters Carol (Martin) Quencer of Chaumont, Shirley (Thomas) Hanley, of Fulton and Marion Jensen, of Pulaski; mother-in-law Carol Davenport of Liverpool; brother and sister-in-law Christopher and Cynthia Humble of Kirkville; as well as many cousins, nieces and nephews.

Ira frequently donated blood to the American Red Cross, In lieu of flowers, please consider a donation in his memory.

When it is safe, a celebration of life will be held when his loving family and friends can have a cold beer together in his honor. Arrangements are in care of the Harter Funeral Home, Inc. 9 Washington Avenue, Mexico, NY.

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