April 19, 1928 ~ November 22, 2019
Born in: Hammondsport, NY
Resided in: Henrietta, NY
Van Gelder, Richard E. Sr.
Henrietta – Friday, November 22, 2019 at age 91. Predeceased by his son Ronald Van Gelder. Survived by his loving wife, Betty L. Van Gelder; his children, Richard E. Jr. (Jerrie) Van Gelder, Gloria Van Gelder and Shari (Thomas) Allston; daughter-in-law Malissa Van Gelder; 9 grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.
Friends are invited to attend his Memorial Service Sunday, December 1, 2019 at the Center Church, 5604 Big Tree Rd., Lakeville, NY 14408 at 2:30 PM. Interment in Pleasant Valley Cemetery will be held private for the family. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association, Rochester & Finger Lakes Region in his memory.
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Alzheimer's Association, Rochester & Finger Lakes Region
435 East Henrietta Road Rochester, NY 14620