VanThof, James A. "Skinny"
East Rochester: Peacefully, surrounded by his loving family, January 5, 2013, after a long illness. He was 75. Predeceased by his parents, Donald & Thelma VanThof; sister, Gloria and brother-in-law, Gerald Luke. Survived by his wife, Marilyn (Goldseth); sons, James C. (Sue) VanThof & Jeff (Mary) VanThof; grandchildren, James M. (Jenna) VanThof, Jillian (John) Horvath, Mark VanThof, Kyle VanThof & Michelle VanThof; great grandson, Jax; brother, Ed (Joann) VanThof; sister, Shirley Luke; several nieces & nephews and many dear friends.
Skinny was a Past Chief and longtime member of the East Rochester Volunteer Fire Department, Active & Exempts. He served on several Village of East Rochester committees and coached East Rochester Youth Football. He was the founder and operator of VanThof's Auto & Radiator, Inc.
Friends may call TUESDAY 4-8pm at the HARLOFF Funeral Home 803 South Washington Street in East Rochester. Skinny's Funeral Service will be held at 10:00am on WEDNESDAY in All Seasons Chapel at White Haven Memorial Park. In lieu of flowers, please consider a contribution in his memory to the East Rochester Volunteer Fire Dept. 415 Main Street East Rochester, NY 14445.