May 15, 1946 ~ October 6, 2019

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

Ronald W. Sodke
Rochester:  Sunday, October 6, 2019.  Predeceased by his parents, Walter & Florence.  Survived by his wife Sandy (DeVolder); daughter, Karen; nieces, Helen Russer & Lisa (Scott) Williamson; nephew, John (Amy) Russer; his cockatiel, Dusty; dear friends. Ron is a retiree of SPX after 35 years.  He enjoyed hunting, music and playing the guitar.  He will be deeply missed by all who knew him.
Ron’s visitation will be held Friday, October 11th 4-7 PM at Vay-Schleich & Meeson 1075 Long Pond Rd.  His Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Saturday, October 12th 9:00 AM at Sacred Heart Cathedral, 296 Flower City Park.  Interment, Holy Ghost Cemetery.  In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Lifetime Care c/o Hildebrant Hospice or American Cancer Society in his memory.  For more information and to sign his online guestbook, visit
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Visitation: October 11, 2019 4:00 pm - October 11, 2019 7:00 pm

Vay-Schleich & Meeson - Greece Chapel
1075 Long Pond Road
Rochester, NY 14626

Service: October 12, 2019 9:00 am - October 12, 2019 9:00 am

Sacred Heart Cathedral
296 Flower City Park
Rochester, NY 14615

Burial: October 12, 2019 12:00 am - October 12, 2019 12:00 am

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The family greatly appreciates donations made to these charities in Ronald W. Sodke 's name.

American Cancer Society / Rochester

1120 S. Goodman St. Rochester, NY US 14620

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  1. Karen & Sandy:-

    You are both in my thoughts and prayers during this most difficult of times. May all the wonderful memories you have help to get you through this.

    With deep felt condolences, Michelle

  2. Karen and Sandy,

    Ron & I shared many youthful experiences which created lasting memories that I cherish. May your lifelong memories provide support to you going forward.

    With my sincerest sympathy, Neil

  3. I’m very sorry to hear this sad news. Ron and I were best friends in high school, virtually inseparable. The great memories I have of him, his parents and mutual friends will remain with me as long as I live. He was a genuine, down to earth individual and his loyalty, integrity, discretion, morals and character were beyond reproach. My sincerest sympathy to Sandy and his entire family. Rest in peace, old friend.

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