Plyter, Orlo H.
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Williamson: Entered in to rest on November 9, 2013 at the age of 87 with his family by his side. Orlo was predeceased by his loving wife, Beverly of 59 years in February 2010. Also predeceased by his brother, Elwood Plyter.
Orlo was born and was a lifelong resident of Williamson. He attended Williamson High School and was a charter member of the National Honor Society, graduating in 1944. Following high school, he joined the U.S. Navy taking basic training at the Sampson Naval Base. He proudly served his country during WWII.
After the war, Orlo worked various jobs before securing a career with Metropolitan Life for 28 years. He was a member of the American Legion Post 394 for 69 years, life member of the 40/8 for 61 years, charter member of the Orphix Fraternity, former Rotarian, past commander and historian of the American Legion, member of the Sampson Salt, past trustee for the Williamson Library and life member of the Williamson Fire Department for over 60 years. He was Citizen of the Year in 1969 honored by the Williamson Chamber of Commerce.
Orlo loved to spend time with his family and friends especially when camping or when taking senior citizen trips.
Orlo's mission in life was stated to his family that he wished to make someone laugh every day. Anyone that knew Orlo, knows that he fulfilled that wish.
He is survived by his sons: Brian (Kathy) Plyter and Brad Plyter; many nephews and good friends.
Private funeral and burial will take place at the convenience of the family. A celebration of Orlo's life will be held on Thursday, November 14, 2013 at 6 PM at the Williamson Fire Department: 6286 Route 21, Williamson, NY. A light dinner and refreshments will be served.
Thanks and gratitude to Dr. Bruce Yirinec, Virginia Hurley, NP, staff at Finger Lakes Oncology and Lifetime Care Hospice/Tina Freelove, RN for their wonderful care of Orlo. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to: Williamson Fire Department, Williamson American Legion Post 394: 6206 Route 21, Williamson, NY, or Friends of the Library: 6380 Route 21, Williamson NY 14589
Arrangements entrusted to Young Funeral Home.
Young Funeral Home
4025 West Main Street Williamson, NY 14589
Published in Rochester Democrat And Chronicle on Nov. 12, 2013