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Dwight E. Sorrell

February 12, 1945 ~ April 9, 2021 (age 76)



Dwight E. “Skeet” Sorrell, 76, of Third Ave., passed away unexpectedly, Friday, April 9, 2021 at his home.

He was born on February 12, 1945 in Chateaugay, NY.  Skeet was the eldest of six siblings, David, Keith, Randy, Terri and Kelli. He graduated from Chateaugay High School.

He married Marcia Gifford on September 22, 2001 in Lake Luzerne and became “Dad” to her three young children.

Skeet worked as a Developmental Aide for OPWDD at various sites over 30 years.

Skeet had a passion for the outdoors.  He enjoyed hunting with his son Matthew.  He enjoyed fishing and gardening as well, especially growing tomatoes for his grandchildren to pick from the vine.  His greatest passion was being Poppy to Ashley and BeePaa to Elias.  He cherished the time with them and they put a smile on his face.

Survivors include his loving wife, Marcia Gifford-Sorrell; children:  Dennis Sorrell, Jeffrey Gifford of Hadley, Matthew Gifford of Saratoga Springs and Jesse Gifford of Hadley; two grandchildren: Ashley Prosser and Elias Gifford; siblings: Randy (Gale) Sorrell of Plattsburgh, Terri Sorrell, of Burke, NY, Kelli (Mike) Bidwell of Ohio; several nieces, nephews and cousins.

In keeping with Dwight’s wishes, there are no calling hours or funeral services scheduled.


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