Havens, Robert S.
Mendon: On January 24, 2014 at the age of 89. He is survived by his ever loving wife of 65 years, Eileen Hutchinson Havens; son, Gregg (Joan) Havens; daughter, Ellen (Brian) Kjar; son, Todd (Colleen) Havens; son-in-law, Martin Dehmler; 10 grandchildren, 4 great grandchildren and several nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his daughter, Joan Havens Dehmler, son Gary Havens, brother Howard Havens and sister, Ruth Havens.
Bob served in the U.S. Navy
during WW II (1943-1946) and became an Ensign upon his graduation from Duke University in 1947. He devoted his life to his family and serving the community. Bob retired from the U.S. Postal Service after 32 years, served 66 years with the Mendon Fire Department, was a member of the Honeoye Falls American Legion Post 664 for over 50 years, Superintendent of the Mendon Cemetery for 35 years, Board of Elections Inspector for over 20 years, a Boy Scout Leader for 21 years and was a member of St. Catherine of Siena Church.
Visiting hours will be held on Sunday, January 26, 2014 from 1-4 pm at the Merton H. Kays Funeral Home, Inc. 59 Monroe Street, Honeoye Falls. His Funeral Mass will be held at 11 am on Monday, January 27, 2014 at St. Catherine of Siena in Mendon, NY, followed by interment at Mendon Cemetery. A luncheon will follow at the Mendon Fire Department. Please make donations in Bob's memory to Benincasa, 3880 Rush Mendon Road, Mendon, NY 14506 (www.benincasainc.org
). To light a candle in remembrance of Bob, please visit www.mertonkaysfuneralhome.com