Hornell NY/ Rochester, NY: October 20, 2014. Predeceased by his wife, Geraldine L. Dempsey; son, James E. Dempsey; daughter, Barbara A. Dempsey; brother, John 'Jack' Dempsey. Survived by his children, Elizabeth Wilbert (Dale Hennigar), Mary (Richard) Buscetto and Charles (Stephanie) Dempsey; 8 grandchildren; sister, Patricia (Donald) Hicks; nieces and nephews. James' visitation will be held Wednesday, October 22, 2014 4-7PM at Vay-Schleich & Meeson Funeral Home, 1075 Long Pond Road Rochester NY 14626. His graveside service will be celebrated Thursday, October 23, 2014, 10:00 AM at Falls Cemetery, Greece, NY. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Alzheimer's Association (www.Alz.org) in his memory. For more information and to sign James' online guestbook, visit www.MeesonFamily.com

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