May 5, 1957 ~ June 12, 2020

Born in: Rochester, NY
Resided in: Greece, NY

Paul B. “Quick” Fennessy

Greece – Friday June 12, 2020 after a brief illness at age 63. Predeceased by his parents, Kenneth and Alice Fennessy. Paul is survived by his wife of 32 years, Cheryl; son Jeffrey (Angela) Sywulski, granddaughters Allison and Natalie, siblings, Sue (Robert) Mina, Sandra (David) Cosman, David (Sandra) Fennessy, Douglas (Nancy) Fennessy, and Linda (Richard) Valle; and many nieces and nephews.

Paul loved riding his motorcycle and tinkering with small engines. There was nothing he couldn’t fix!

Special thanks to the hospice team at Unity Hospital for his amazing care. In lieu of flowers please consider a donation to hospice.

Services will be held privately.

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  1. Paul was my life for the last 39 plus years. He was a husband, father, grandfather and a very special kind of man. His grandchildren were a huge part of his life and he loved them dearly. He would go out of his way to accommodate others and their needs, at times sacrificing time spent with his family. I know that he touched many people’s lives.
    Perhaps you knew Paul from his historic motocross riding days or maybe he repaired your mower or snow blower. Please know that he respected and appreciated each one of you. I would ask that you keep his memory alive by sharing stories or interactions that you might have had with him, good, bad, humorous or other wise. He truly was a great man and will be missed every day of the rest of my life. Rest In Peace my love until we are reunited once again in the here after. “I love you more!”

  2. Rest in peace, cuz. Remembering all of our good times growing up together, camping, barbeques, Easters.
    We’ll miss you!
    Robin and family

  3. To Cheryl and Paul’s family,
    I knew Paul going to back to English Village Elementary school in Greece. We were the same age and therefore in the same class. As a matter of fact I just went back and looked at the graduation picture from the 6th grade. We hung out a bit back then. One memory I have is being at his house on Villewood Drive when his family dog had puppies. Years later I ran into Paul when he worked in the service dept at Piehler Pontiac where he seemed to fit right in. When he left there he gave me his business card for small engine repair that I still have. I’m very sorry to hear about his passing and the loss of a husband, father and grandfather. Please except my sincerest condolences.
    May he rest in peace.


  4. Paul would do anything for anyone. He was truly a great father, grandfather, and man.
    I’ll remember Paul wearing a red tee-shirt, playing on the floor with the kids when they were small, riding his Harley to Allison’s softball games, and helping me with dishes.
    I will miss him most on New Year’s helping me open the champagne and wishing everyone a happy New Year!
    I’m honored to have spent those last few days with Paul. I only wish we had more time with him. He is loved and will be missed.

  5. I first met Paul on the railroad tracks in Greece in the early 70’s, both of us on minibikes. We hung out a lot and raced together with other good friends for years. I also worked with him at B and B Olds in the 80’s, and recently met up with him again a few years ago out in Hamlin where he had his shop. I’m so grateful to have found him again after all these years, Paul was a solid friend and would give you the shirt off his back.I’ll miss him terribly. My condolences to his family, I’m sure there’s a huge hole in their hearts right now.

  6. Hi Cheryl and Family,

    I am so so sorry for your loss 🙏🏼 My thoughts and prayers are with you all during this difficult time.

    May he Rest In Peace,

    Rose Ortiz

  7. Doug and Nancy-
    So sorry to read of your brother’s passing. Our thoughts are with you and your entire family.
    Donna and crew at Moore Printing

  8. So sorry for your loss.
    Paul was 3 years older then I was. I met while watching him ride dirt bikes at “Black Bridge”. I thought he was amazing on a bike. A few years later I finally learned how to ride mostly by watching him. We even raced a few times together. I also learned a lot from Paul about motorcycle repair. Later we rode street bikes together. Those were great days! I have not seen Paul for many many years but I think I will miss him forever!
    My prayers to all of his family.

  9. Sunday Dave Gaul left me a voice mail that Paul had passed. I wanted to make phone calls, but I no longer have anyone’s number. I posted on the other site and it didn’t show up. I called the funeral home and they told me to post here.
    Paul was a childhood friend. I smile when I think back on things we did in our teens, like beating up on his dad’s green Chevy Vega. Paul was older than me. That ment early access to beer. Definately a plus. I think back on these things from time to time. All the Fennessy’s were always very nice to me, especially Paul’s dad. He was one of the finest men I ever had the pleasure to know. I guess with Paul, the apple didn’t fall too far from the tree. It saddens me he is gone.
    Everyone stay safe and healthy.
    Love; John Z.

  10. Cheryl and family,

    So sorry to hear of Paul’s passing. We use to live across the street from one another on Villewood Drive. His mother, Alice, was my mother’s best friend. Memories I have of Paul include driving home from Durand Eastman park in my Dodge Maxi Van. The clutch linkage broke, and Paul was able to push the clutch while I shifted, and we made it back home safely . Thank goodness for Paul’s mechanical knowledge! Please accept my sincere condolences during this difficult time.

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