Boonville - Levere Neil Lahah, 82, passed away on Thursday, December 19, 2019 in the comfort of his home, while under the loving care of his family and Hospice. Levere was born on March 6, 1937 in Boonville, a son of Dean L. and Frances Hess Lahah. He was a 1957 graduate of Boonville Central School. Following his education he was employed for a time with Ethan Allen Furniture Co., Boonville. In 1960, Levere entered the US Army serving in Germany during the Berlin Crisis, until his honorable discharge in 1962. He then returned to Boonville and was employed first for Boonville Agway and Crane Silo, Barneveld, before his longtime career with A.M.F. Manufacturing, Lowville. Sports were a lifelong passion of Levere. While in high school he was a member of the baseball and soccer teams. He pursued his favorite sport of baseball/softball playing in various fast pitch and slow pitch leagues in the area, becoming a well-known and accomplished player, and pitching into his mid-70’s. His favorite MLB team was the Detroit Tigers. Levere was also a member of the Boonville Bowling League and was proud of his accomplishment of a perfect 300. Following his retirement he enjoyed woodworking and making furniture with his parents. Since childhood, Levere was a member of the Boonville Christian & Missionary Alliance Church. Levere’s deep rooted faith in his Lord and Savior Jesus Christ was evident to everyone he encountered. His faith was of the utmost importance to him and was practiced on a daily basis. In his younger years Levere also attended Bible College in Saskatchewan, Canada. Levere is survived by his siblings: Frances (James) Walter, Barneveld, and Carleton Lahah, Boonville; nieces and nephews: Kenneth (Valorie) Newvine, Boonville, Kevin (Elaine) Newvine, Port Leyden, Lori (Rick) Lee, Boonville, Roberta Ruffrage, Herkimer, and Carl (Margaret) Lahah, Jr., and several great-nieces and great-nephews. Besides his parents, he was predeceased by his sister-in-law Darlene Lahah. Funeral Services will be held on Monday, December 23, at 7:00 pm at Trainor Funeral Home, Inc., 143 Schuyler St. Boonville with Rev. David Hedeen officiating. Interment this spring will be in Boonville Cemetery. Calling hours will precede the service from 4 to 7pm. Memorial contributions may be made to the Boonville Fire Co. Ambulance Fund, P.O. Box #164, Boonville, NY 13309.