Paul Douglas Church, 82, of Oswego Rd., Baldwinsville,
passed away on Tuesday October 1, 2013. Born in Syracuse
to his late parents, Dorothy (Eggleston) and Robert C.
Church on October 15, 1930. Doug was a graduate of
Baldwinsville Academy, class of 1948, and received his
bachelor of science degree from Cornell University, class of
1952. He entered the USAF, and was a pilot from 1952-1954.
Doug was the owner/operator of R. C. Church & Sons, a farm
equipment dealer located on Church Rd., town of Lysander;
later employed by the NYS Thruway Authority; and a sales
representative for Kaeser & Blair, Inc., Batavia, OH. Doug was
a member of the First Presbyterian Church, Baldwinsville, former
mason in the Seneca River Lodge; he was the youngest director
in the NYS Farm Equipment Dealers Association.
Predeceased by his brother, Robert E. Church in 1999.
Surviving are his loving wife of 61 years, Barbara E. (Kisselstein)
Church; one son, Clinton S. Church of Vienna, VA; two daughters,
Sarah Rasmussen of Baldwinsville, and Rebecca Bartlett of
Nantucket, MA; five grandchildren; two sisters, Beverly Depew
Roese of Naples, FL, and Susan Marris of Stuart, FL; several
nieces, nephews, and cousins; many friends.
Calling hours are on Friday October 4, 2013 from 5 to 8 p.m. in
the Allanson-Glanville-Tappan Funeral Home, 432 Main St.,
Phoenix, NY. Services are on Saturday at 11 a. m., October 5,
in the First Presbyterian Church, 64 Oswego St., Baldwinsville,
NY 13027, with the Rev. Stuart D. Hayes officiating. Burial will be
in Riverview Cemetery, Baldwinsville, at a later date at the
convenience of the family.
Contributions to: Big Moose Community Chapel, 1544 Big Moose
Road, Big Moose, NY 13331, or the First Presbyterian Church,
64 Oswego St., Baldwinsville, NY 13027.