Pittsford: John entered into Eternal Life at the age of 89 on April 13, 2013, at the Highlands of Pittsford. He was born on June 12, 1923, and raised in Ithaca, NY. John graduated from Dartmouth College and Cornell Law School, and practiced law for 60 years at Osborn, Reed & Burke. He served as Pittsford Village Attorney from 1956 until his retirement from the practice of law in 2010. He was Treasurer of the Dartmouth College Class of 1945
for 35 years, and marched in the Alumni Band as a drummer. John was a proud veteran of the U.S. Army during WWII.
John is survived by his devoted wife and best friend, Janice; and daughter, Jennifer. He is also survived by daughter, Heidi (Gary) and son, David (Debbie) with his ﬁrst wife Marylee; grandchildren, Alex, Anna, Ryan, Kelly, Nicholas and Michaela. He is also survived by a special nephew & niece, Rob (Marybeth) and Agda (Kevin); his mother-in-law, Nancy Nardozzi; and sister-in-law, Barbara (Phil) and their families. John was fair, respected everyone, and cherished his life. He was a proud American who was dedicated to God and his country, and was grateful that he was able to contribute to the freedoms we enjoy today. We will miss him but know that all our lives are better for having known him.
Friends may call Tuesday, 4-8 PM at the RICHARD H. KEENAN FUNERAL HOME, 7501 Pittsford Palmyra Rd., Fairport (Egypt location). Funeral Service, Wednesday, 10 AM in First Presbyterian Church of Pittsford (25 Church St. Pittsford). lnterment, White Haven. Donations can be made in honor of John to the Golisano Children’s Hospital.