John A. Dunn

John A. Dunn

Sunday, August 7th, 1927 - Friday, July 17th, 2020
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Obituary

John Dunn passed away July 17, 2020 at the Wyoming County Skilled Nursing Facility. He was 92. He was born in Alden, NY, August 7, 1927 to Thomas J. and Matilda (Reinhart) Dunn. On August 5, 1950, he married the former Kay Welles, in Arcade. The couple then entered into a farm partnership with Damon Welles, Kay’s father. Later the Dunn's bought the home farm and also an adjoining farm. They were long time members of the Arcade Farm Cooperative and later Upstate Milk Cooperative. Mr. Dunn also sold and serviced Patz farm equipment for 27 years.

During World War II, at the age of 17, John joined the Navy and served abroad the USS Princeton air-craft carrier. John enjoyed time with family, playing cards with friends and attending auctions.

John is survived by his wife, Kay and their children: Theresa (Norman) Clark of Las Vegas, NV, Michael (Nancy) Dunn of Castile, NY, Thomas (Patricia) Dunn of Gainsville, NY, Lorraine (Marvin) Ritter of Freedom, NY and James Dunn of Arcade, NY. Also 9 grandchildren and 15 great grandchildren and many nieces and nephews.

Preceding John in death is his parents, sisters: Agnes Geerhart, Alice Smith, Mary Ann Dunn and a brother James Dunn.

A graveside service will be held Tuesday, July 21, 2020 at 11 AM at the Arcade Rural Cemetery in Arcade. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the Arcade Rescue Squad, P.O. Box 303, Arcade, NY 14009 or a Charity of one’s choice.
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Service Details

  • Service

    Tuesday, July 21st, 2020 | 11:00am
    When
    Tuesday, July 21st, 2020 11:00am
    Location
    Arcade Rural Cemetery
    Address
    ARCADE, NY
  • Interment

    Tuesday, July 21st, 2020 | 11:00am
    When
    Tuesday, July 21st, 2020 11:00am
    Location
    Arcade Rural Cemetery
    Address
    ARCADE, NY

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neva murcin

Posted at 11:56am
So sorry for your loss.. Daniel and Neva Murcin
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dawnisprolyfe@gmail.com

Posted at 06:23pm
Mrs. Dunn, Lorraine, Jim, and Family: My deepest condolences and sympathies to you all during this time. My parents and I were always so fond of John. God bless you all. Dawn Suleski Pijanowski.
 
CJ

Carole Jones Posted at 09:01am

So sorry to learn of your husnand's death, Kay. My sincere condolences. I will keep you and your family in my thoughts and prayers. ❤
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