Obituary of Roland Edwin Sears, Jr.
Obituary for Roland E. Sears, Jr.
Roland Edwin "Rollie" Sears, Jr., 84, of Lake Placid, NY passed away on December 5, 2019 in Lake Placid, NY. Rollie was born in Lake Placid, NY to Roland E. Sears, Sr. and Aileen R. Sears on March 15, 1935. He graduated from Lake Placid Central High School, Class of 1953 and attended Clarkson University. He had a very diverse work experience. Some highlights include his work with the Cleveland Indians minor league system, Security Guard at Cape Canaveral, and as a Caretaker for several local camps. He proudly served as a member of the Lake Placid Volunteer Ambulance Service for over 30 years, and with Adirondack Life Flight. He loved flying with Life Flight and provided outstanding care to all he served. He is well known for the maple syrup he made with his father and brother, and then with his son. Rollie is survived by his 4 children, Walter Martin of Reno, Nevada, Steven Martin of Anchorage, Alaska, Eric Sears of Tupper Lake, New York and Tobi Worden of Colorado Springs, Colorado. He is also survived by his sister Alice Day and his Aunt, Anita Decker – both of Lake Placid, New York and several Nieces, Nephews, Grandchildren, and Great-Grandchildren. Rollie is pre-deceased by his parents, and his brother, Robert Sears. Visitation will be held at the M. B. Clark, Inc., Funeral Home on Saturday, December 7, 2019 at 1:00pm followed by the funeral service at 2pm. Reverend Derek Hansen of the Adirondack Community Church will officiate. Burial will be at the North Elba Cemetery, immediately following the service. Memorial donations may be made to the Lake Placid Volunteer Ambulance Service, PO Box 107, Lake Placid, NY 12946. The family wishes to extend their gratitude to the University of Vermont Medical Center 5th floor staff and to Elderwood of Lake Placid for the loving care they provided Roland in the last weeks of his life. Your kindness and support were truly a comfort, and very much appreciated. Relatives and friends are invited to share a memory or leave condolences at www.mbclarkfuneralhome.com.To send flowers to the family or plant a tree in memory of Roland Sears, Jr., please visit Tribute Store