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Robert H. Attridge
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Birth: unknown
Death: Apr. 13, 2013

Robert H. Attridge died on April 13th from the effects of Parkinson's Disease. He was 83 and lived in Fayetteville. Born in Syracuse, he was the son of Walter and Arlene Attridge. He graduated from Nottingham High School in 1947 and Syracuse University in 1951 with a degree in Economics. Bob bought the Wadsworth and Olmstead insurance agency in 1953 and operated it for 56 years. He was very involved with the Huntington Family Center for more than 50 years, serving on the board and as its president in 1988. An award recognizing volunteer contributions to the agency was named in his honor and is given annually. Bob was also a founding member of the Crouse Foundation. He was active in DeWitt Little League in the 1960s, acting as a coach for many years and serving for a time as its president. He was a member of the Onondaga Golf and Country Club for over 50 years and the Gyro Club. Bob enjoyed playing golf, fishing on Lake Ontario and watching Syracuse University sports teams. His favorite activity, however, was watching his grandchildren play sports and perform on the stage. Bob's wife Sally died the same day. He is survived by his children, Bob Jr. of Syracuse, Laura of Kirkville, Tom and his wife Susan of Hamburg, N.Y., and Soozie and her husband Bill Cappelletti of DeWitt; his grandchildren, Meghan and Sarah Attridge and Matt, Riley, Katie and Josie Cappelletti. He was predeceased by his parents; a brother Walter, and a sister Joanne. Calling hours will be held at St. David's Church, 14 Jamar Dr. on April 17th from 4 to 7 p.m. Burial services will be private. Contributions in Bob's name may be made to the Huntington Family Center, 405 Gifford St. Syracuse, NY 13204.Arrangements are under the guidance of Sehl Burns Funeral Service 315-445-9227.

Published in Syracuse Post Standard from April 13 to April 14, 2013

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Robert H. Attridge, 83, died on Saturday, April 13 from the effects of Parkinson's Disease and his wife, Sally Attridge, 81, also died on Saturday, April 13 of cancer. They lived in Fayetteville . Calling hours for both Robert and Sally will be held Wednesday, April 17 from 4 to 7 p.m. at St. David's Church, 14 Jamar Drive, DeWitt, NY. Burial services will be private. Contributions in Bob's name may be made to the Huntington Family Center, 405 Gifford St., Syracuse, NY 13204 and donations in Sally's memory may be made to SUNY Upstate Cancer Center, 750 E. Adams St., Syracuse, NY 13210. Arrangements have been entrusted to Sehl Burns Funeral Service, (315) 445-9727 

Published in Syracuse Post Standard from April 15 to April 16, 2013 
 
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  Sally Attridge (____ - 2013)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Unknown
 
Created by: unknown
Record added: Apr 20, 2013
Find A Grave Memorial# 108810474
 

 
 
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