Ronald Fuhrer

Obituary of Ronald Jay Fuhrer

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Ilion Ronald Jay Fuhrer, 49, of Ilion passed away on Friday December 11, 2009 in Boston. Ron was born on October 29, 1960 in Ilion the son of Walter and Elsie (Houghtaling) Fuhrer. He was a graduate of Ilion High School. On May 20, 1978 Ron married the former Jan Marie Barnard in Ilion. Ron was employed with HCCC as the grounds keeper at Wehrum Stadium. He was a former member of the Ilion Little Theater Club. He and Jan also volunteered with Canine Working Companions training and fostering dogs for the hearing and physically impaired. Ron was an avid musician who played the bass guitar with the Honeybush Brothers for several years. As a craftsman, he loved to keep himself busy building furniture and remodeling his home. One of his many works included the Adirondack camp he and Jan built themselves by hand. Ron is survived by his wife Jan of Ilion, a son Brian of Ilion, a daughter Karen and her fianc Brent Richardson of Rochester. His parents Walter and Elsie Fuhrer of Ilion. Three brothers, Clint and his wife Kathleen of Ilion, Michael and his fiance Karen Chase of Mohawk and Steven and his wife Christine of Ilion. Ron also leaves several beloved nieces and nephews. Funeral service for Ron will be private and at the convenience of his family, he will be interred in the Armory Hill Cemetery in Ilion. Calling hours for Ron will be held on Tuesday December 15, 2009 from 4-7 pm at the Whiter-Hendrix Funeral Home Inc. 100 Otsego St. in Ilion. Ron's family has requested any floral offerings be live plants so that they may be shared with others following the services. Friends are also asked to consider becoming an organ donor as a tribute to Ron.

Private Service

Tuesday, December 15, 2009
Whiter-Hendrix Funeral Home Inc.
100 Otsego St.
Ilion, New York, United States
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Interment at: Armory Hill Cemetery

12:00 pm
Wednesday, December 16, 2009
Armory Hill Cemetery
Ilion, New York, United States
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1960 - 2009

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