John Nye Kerr

Kerr, John Nye

Rochester: Passed away peacefully on March 22, 2013. Born March 20, 1922 in St. Catherines, Ontario. He is survived by his wife of 63 years, Carolyn Kerr; daughters, Elizabeth Kerr of AZ and Jane Kerr of MI; nieces, Catherine Athay of ME and Meg Athay of VT.

John was a retired Business Administrator of the Third Presbyterian Church and First Presbyterian Church of Birmingham, MI. He was active in Theatre Guilds, volunteered with WXXI Reachout Radio and loved to golf and ski.

A Memorial Service will be held Thursday, 2 PM in the Chapel at Valley Manor, 1570 East Ave. Interment at Elmlawn Cemetery, Kenmore, NY at the convenience of the family. Contributions in his memory may be made to WXXI Reachout Radio, WXXI Public Broadcasting, 280 State St., PO Box 3002, Rochester NY 14603-3021. To share a memory of John or send a condolence to the family, visit


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Published in Rochester Democrat And Chronicle from Mar. 26 to Mar. 27, 2013