Nyack High School Class of '55

From the Keenan Funeral Home website

Polhemus, Robert John

Pittsford, NY: 09/13/1938 – 11/07/2016. Predeceased by his parents Raymond and Kathryn Polhemus, two brothers, Jack and Raymond Polhemus. Survived by his long time beloved partner Brenda Buckingham; his sister Kathy (Doug) Wright of Hagerstown, MD; two daughters Kathryn Polhemus Kircher (Lou Berthiaume) of Pittsford, NY, Elizabeth (Richard) Polhemus Lifka of Pittsford, NY; grandchildren Harrison Kircher of Arlington, VA, Jordan Kircher of Charleston, SC and R. Reed Lifka of Pittsford, NY; many nieces and nephews and great nieces and nephews. Bob also had a very large extended family.

Bob received a bachelor’s degree from the University of Richmond. He worked in his father’s stevedoring business in New York City, for Sperry Corporation, and Xerox Corporation. For several years Bob has been involved in a University of Rochester start-up company, Ovitz.

Bob loved people, he loved to cook and had many consultations with his friends at the Pittsford Wegmans. He was an avid sailor who loved time spent on his boat. He made the journey of a lifetime when he and Brenda took their sailboat to the Caribbean for three years where they made friends and memories with people from all over the world.
A Celebration of Life will be held early Summer, 2017. Donations may be made in his memory to the Wilmot Cancer Center.

Keenan Funeral Home, 7501 Pittsford-Palmyra Road, Fairport, NY 14450

Originally published: http://www.keenanfuneralhomes.com/polhemus-robert-john/


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