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 John L. Bailey

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John L. Bailey

  • Birth 30 Mar 1929 Erin, Chemung County, New York, USA
  • Death 28 Sep 2007 Ithaca, Tompkins County, New York, USA
  • Burial Dryden, Tompkins County, New York, USA
  • Memorial ID 63521160

John L. Bailey, age 78, of 21 Neimi Road, Freeville, NY passed away, Friday, Sept. 28th, 2007 at the Cayuga Medical Center, Ithaca, NY after a lengthy illness. John was born in Erin, NY a son of the late Leon and Rena Blake. He attended school and was raised in Van Etten, NY before joining the US Army in 1946 serving in Japan. In his early career he was employed at Corning Glass. On Dec. 3rd, 1950 he was married to the former Ruth Elizabeth Morey at Elmira, NY. Mr. and Mrs. Bailey moved to the Freeville area in 1955 when he was employed at Smith Corona until retiring in 1985. He enjoyed country music, camping and mowing with his John Deere tractor.

Survivors include his wife of 56 years, Ruth Bailey at home, his daughters, Robin (Jeff) Perry of Groton and Kimberley (Jeff) Grover of Spencer, NY; his siblings, Daniel P. (Virginia) Bailey, Sr., Mary Stamp, Lilia Andrus, Janice Chambers, Robert (Joyce) Bailey, Jim Bailey and Donna Lee Smith; grandchildren, Cortney Roberts, Jeffrey Perry, Brittany Perry, Jordan Roberts and Hayden Grover; several in-laws; nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be held at 10 Am Tuesday, Oct. 2, 2007 at the Perkins Funeral Home with Pastor Bruce Scott officiating. Burial will follow in Willow Glen Cemetery with military honors provided by members of the Dryden Veterans Memorial Home Ritual Team. Friends are invited to call from 6 to 8 PM Monday at the funeral home, 55 West Main St., Dryden. Memorials are graciously directed to the Alzheimer's Association, 441 West Kirkpatrick St., Syracuse, NY 13204.


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  • Created by: kswh
  • Added: 31 Dec 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 63521160
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for John L. Bailey (30 Mar 1929–28 Sep 2007), Find A Grave Memorial no. 63521160, citing Willow Glen Cemetery, Dryden, Tompkins County, New York, USA ; Maintained by kswh (contributor 46633789) .