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 Robert H. Litteer

Robert H. Litteer

Birth
Starkey, Yates County, New York, USA
Death 26 Aug 2011 (aged 80)
Geneva, Ontario County, New York, USA
Burial Wayne Village, Schuyler County, New York, USA
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Memorial ID 144966649 · View Source
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Veteran Korean War
CPL US Army

Penn Yan/Dundee: Robert H. Litteer, age 80, currently of Penn Yan, previously of the Town of Tyrone, died Friday August 26, 2011 at Geneva General Hospital, in Geneva, N.Y.

Robert was born April 14, 1931 in the Town of Starkey, New York, the son of the late Fred W. and Ethel Brown Litteer. He graduated from Dundee Central School in 1949; after which, he served four years in the U.S. Army during the Korean Conflict. On October 11, 1954 in the Town of Tyrone, he married the former Avis J. Gaylor.

Mr. Litteer retired after 30 years as a pipe fitter at Ingersoll- Rand, in Painted Post, NY. He was also a self-employed pig farmer for many years. During his retirement he truly enjoyed chauffeuring his Mennonite Community friends everywhere.

Robert was a member of the Dundee American Legion Bradley-Jessop Post #660, the Dundee V.F.W. Goodrich-Smith Post #8649, and the Penn Yan Loyal Order of The Moose Lodge #2030. An avid sports fan, especially baseball; in his spare time he enjoyed reading.

He is loved and will be dearly missed by his wife of 56 years Avis J. Litteer at home; 2 sons, Martin R. (Belinda) Litteer of the Town of Tyrone, Michael R. (Sandy Watson) Litteer of Dundee; 3 daughters Sharon A. Litteer-Weinstein of Albany, Thelma L. Abidin and Cheryl A. (Aaron) Hall both of Dundee; 12 grandchildren; 9 great grandchildren; a brother Donald (Virginia) Litteer of Dundee; 2 sisters Lillian (Charles) Ackley of Burdett, Sadie Wheeler of Dundee; numerous nieces and nephews; and countless friends.

He was pre-deceased by a brother Fred "Skip" Litteer, and a sister Emma Barrett.

Funeral service was held at 11:00 am Tuesday (Aug. 30) at Baird Funeral Home with Bishop Samuel Hoover of the Old Order Mennonite Groffdale Conference officiating. Burial was in the Wayne Village Cemetery, Wayne, NY.

Obituary courtesy of Jean Doherty.


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  • Created by: Buddy Leech
  • Added: 13 Apr 2015
  • Find A Grave Memorial 144966649
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Robert H. Litteer (14 Apr 1931–26 Aug 2011), Find A Grave Memorial no. 144966649, citing Wayne Village Cemetery, Wayne Village, Schuyler County, New York, USA ; Maintained by Buddy Leech (contributor 48703475) .