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John Wesley Stringer, Sr.

August 31, 1952 ~ November 23, 2020 (age 68)

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John W. Stringer, Sr.

Ontario:  John passed away at home, surrounded by family after a courageous battle of brain cancer on (Monday) November 23, 2020 at age 68.

Predeceased by parents: Maurice and Alma (Bierworth) Stringer; sister: Nancy Pinkney and nephew: Tommy Stringer.

John proudly served our country in the United States Army.  He was an avid outdoorsman who loved to hunt; have a chainsaw in his hands, and care for farm animals.  Most importantly he loved his family, especially spending time with his grandchildren.

Survived by his loving wife of 44 years, Linda; children: Jill (Matthew) Yahnite, Gwendolyn Stringer, John (Shayla) Stringer; grandchildren: Victoria, Jared, Krista, Travis, Cameron, Sierra, Bailey, and Riley; great granddaughter: Natalie; sister: Marie (Kenny) Peets; brothers: Alan, Jim, Mac (Joanne), Tiny (Kathy), and Bob Stringer; brother in law: Jon Pinkney; a special thank you to sister in law: Anita Yorgy for all her help caring for John in his final days; many extended family members and friends.

Calling hours will be held on (Saturday) November 28, 2020 from 11am – 1pm at Young Funeral Home, Williamson, NY.  To follow at 3pm, a celebration of John’s life will be held at the Marion Masonic Lodge: 3877 N. Main Street, Marion, NY.

In lieu of flowers, donations in loving memory of John can be made to: Lifetime Care Hospice.

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Calling Hours
November 28, 2020

11:00 AM to 1:00 PM
Young Funeral Home
4025 West Main St., P.O Box 13
Williamson, NY 14589

Celebration of Life
November 28, 2020

3:00 PM
Marion Masonic Lodge
3877 N. Main Street
Marion, NY 14505

Military Honors
November 28, 2020

3:45 PM
Marion Masonic Lodge
3877 N. Main Street
Marion, NY 14505


Lifetime Care Hospice
3111 South Winton Road, Rochester NY 14623
Tel: 1-585-214-1000

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