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Name:Ronald Fenby
Home:Rochester, New York
Death Date:January 29, 2011
Birth Date:October 28, 1923
Age:87
Birthplace:New Biggin by the Sea, England
Visitation:In honor of Ron's wishes no prior calling hours will be celebrated
Service Info:A memorial service will be celebrated, Saturday, February 5, 2011, 2 PM in the Chapel at Miller Funeral Homes (3325 Winton Road South)
Interment:Private
Donations:

Salvation Army of Rochester
70 Liberty Pole Way
Post Office Box  41210
Rochester, NY 14604-4310
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Or

Alzheimer's Association
Rochester Chapter
435 East Henrietta Road
Rochester, NY 14620
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Bio:

On January 29, 2011 at age 87. Ron was predeceased by his beloved wife of 42 years, Gladys. He is survived by his loving family, daughters & sons-in-law, Mary-Ellen (William) Laffin, Nancy (William) Chatterton & Laurie (William) Fenby-Earle; adoring granddaughter, Elizabeth Chatterton; grandchildren, Mark Chatterton, Melanie (Lance) Hilyard, Max Earle & 5 great grandchildren; several nieces & nephews, both in the U.S. & in England; He also leaves behind sister-in-law, Barbara Fenby; extended family members, Janice Mandrino; godson, Jim Squier & special companion, Bernice Earle.

As a member of "The Greatest Generation" Ron proudly served during
WWII in the British Merchant Marine, carrying troops into battle at Dunkirk & landing on Juno Beach in Normandy on D-Day. He has always loved the sea & traveled to all parts of the globe, those stories are among his best. After retiring in 1989, from the Traffic Engineering Department of Monroe County, he was able to spend more time with his grandchildren & pursue his other interests of golf, soccer, horseracing & local politics.

Our family gratefully acknowledges the dedicated staff at Seabury Woods. Their care and genuine affection for our father allowed him to live with dignity as his memory faded.

Honoring Ron's wishes, there will be no prior calling hours. A memorial service will be celebrated in the Chapel at Miller Funeral Homes (3325 Winton Rd. So.) on Saturday, February 5, 2011 at 2 PM. Interment private. 

"Softly the leaves of memory fall, but for as long as there are memories,
he will live in our hearts"


Donation Information:

Salvation Army of Rochester
70 Liberty Pole Way
Post Office Box  41210
Rochester, NY 14604-4310
Click to Visit Website

Or

Alzheimer's Association
Rochester Chapter
435 East Henrietta Road
Rochester, NY 14620
Click to Visit Website

Memories:
I can only imagine our parents all together now in peace and harmony.
It will not be the same without Ron at family get togethers. He will be missed by all.
Nancy and Bill, You two have really had a tough couple of weeks. Nanc he's with your mom now. There is one more STAR in the heavens....You will be in our prayers..
Ron was always so cheerful and enjoyed playing with the kids! He will be missed!
We grieve the loss of a wonderful Uncle, but celebrate the life of a great man. His kindness, love and friendship will stay with us always. Love and support from all in the UK.
Watching on line
To my old friend, Laurie, from high school. My sympathies to you and your family for your loss. Steve 84 Caroline St. 14620
I have known the family for over 50 years, Ron and Gladys were god-parents for my son, Alan. We all enjoyed happy times, camping and holiday get-togethers at Pavilion Street, Ron will be sadly missed by his family and friends but will be safely with Gladys and the many friends he had on earth. God Bless the family and always keep the memories in your hearts.
My thoughts and prayers go to the entire Fenby family for your loss. It is now a time where Ron and my Father, Gordon can share all of their memories together with others.
The pics are great! My prayers go to you and your family.
I am so grateful for the opportunity to have known your wonderful Father and will always have the warmest of memories. He was always so happy and upbeat, you can't help but smile thinking of him!
Tom and I are very saddened by your loss of a wonderful man. He would stop by on his bike and we would have wonderful summer visits. He will be missed by both of us. Love Kathy and Tom
I have known Laurie for over 30 years, that translates to knowing Ron for over 30 years, I will miss his rosy cheeks and warm smile.
Our memories are such a gift. Many happy memories regarding Mr & Mrs Fenby. Always so kind and thoughtful. And always a guaranteed smile!
We will miss you Ron.
Laurie,so sad to hear of your loss, thinking of you.
I'll always miss the good times we had together, travelling, especially dancing, and our good talks. I'll always miss you! Lots of Love to You Ron. Love Bernice
Sorry for your loss. Ron always had great stories to tell and told them well. He will be sorely missed.
Do you not know? Have you not heard? The Lord is the everlasting God, the Creator of the ends of the earth. He will not grow tired or weary and his understanding no one can fathom. He gives strength to the weary and increases the power of the weak. Even youths grow tired and weary, and young men stumble and fall; but those who hope in the Lord will renew their strength. They will soar on wings like eagles; they will run and not grown weary, they will walk and not be faint. Isaiah 28 - 31.
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