Wayne Dodge

Obituary of Wayne P. Dodge

Ilion Wayne P. Dodge, 90, of Ilion passed away on Sunday November 28, 2010 at Faxton-St. Luke's Health care in New Hartford. Wayne was born on April 3, 1920 in Schuyler the son of the late Clarence and Mable (Kane) Dodge, he was educated in Schuyler Schools. Following high school Wayne served in the Army during WWII from June 1945 until July1946. On June 10, 1942 he married the former Eunice Mosher in Herkimer. Eunice passed away on March 2, 2005. Wayne worked as a heavy equipment operator at Griffiss Air Base in Rome until his retirement in 1980. He was a member of the West Schuyler United Methodist Church, a charter member of the Schuyler Volunteer Fire Dept. and the American Legion. Wayne is survived by his son Dennis and his wife Judith of Hebron, NH; a daughter Darlene and her husband Sal Marchese of Whitesboro; his brothers Clayton of Ilion, Kenneth and his wife Eleanor and Curtis all of Schuyler; a sister in law Shirley Dodge of Schuyler; grandchildren Kimberly and her husband Chris Bolduc, Brett Dodge, Kyrra, Derek Marchese, Kyle and his wife Jessica Marchese; great grandchildren Zachary and Elaina Bolduc and his constant canine companion Sandy. Wayne is pre deceased by his brothers and sisters Wilson Dodge, Doris Prosser, Patricia Cote, Denslow, Jessie and Donald Dodge. A memorial service for Wayne and his wife Eunice will be held on Saturday December 4, 2010, at 11:00 am in the West Schuyler United Methodist Church, Woods Rd. in Schuyler, with Rev. Cindy Makarchuk officiating, interment will follow in the West Schuyler Cemetery. Friends may call from 10:00am until the time of the funeral at the church. In lieu of flowers friends are asked to consider memorial donations to the Ilion Ambulance or the West Schuyler Methodist Church Memorial Fund. Arrangements are with the Whiter-Hendrix Funeral Home Inc. 100 Otsego St. in Ilion. Memorial candles may be lit and condolences left by going to www.whiter-hendrix.com.
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