Robert J. "Bob" Genter, 80, of Brownville, passed away Wednesday, March 27 2019 at SummitVillage, WatertownNew York surrounded by his loving family.
Bob was born June 15, 1938 in Brownville, New York, a son of Henry Wood Genter, Sr. and Bertha Brenon Genter. He graduated from BrownvilleHigh School in 1956. He worked for Genter and Brenon, and later became an Owner-Operator of Genter Bros. Music and Vending. He also served in the US Army Reserves.
Bob Married Mary Alice Cannan on April 8, 1961 at St. Peter's Catholic Church in Lowville, NY. He is survived by his loving wife of nearly 58 years, his four children: Mary Beth (Kevin) Mills, Goshen, OH; Gretchen (Chris) Mayer, Prosper, TX; Robert Jr. (Kelly), Depauville, NY; and Brian (Jennifer), Rochester, NY. He also is survived by three grandsons Joshua, Elliot, and Dillon. He was predeceased by his siblings Hank, Harriet (McAuliffe) and Charlie.
Bob was a loving, caring Husband, Father and Papa. He enjoyed golfing, bowling and fishing in his younger years. He was famous for many sayings - "I wouldn't do that for just anyone, you know", "If you can't be good, be consistent", and "If you get tired of walking, you can run for a while".
Visitation for family and friends will be from Saturday April 6th at Immaculate Conception Church, Brownville, NY followed by a Funeral Mass at 11 with Father Michael Gaffney officiating.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to to the Lewis County Search and Rescue, PO Box 247, Lowville, NY13367. The family would also like to express their gratitude to Bob's caregivers at Summit Village. Online condolences may be sent to Johnson Funeral Home who is in charge of arrangements at dexterfuneralhome.com.