Warren H. Giles (1924 - 2014)

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Giles, Warren H.

Penn Yan: Former Penn Yan resident, Warren Giles, passed away Thursday, April 10, 2014 at McAuley Manor in Hornell. Friends may call at Weldon Funeral Home, 102 East Main St., Penn Yan, Monday from 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. and 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. Funeral services will be held at the First Presbyterian Church, 211 Main St. in Penn Yan at 11:00 a.m. Tuesday. Burial will be in Lakeview Cemetery.

Mr. Giles was born in Skaneateles on Oct. 22, 1924 and was the son of the late Warren and Ester (Haines) Giles. He attended Cornell Unitversity where he earned his master's degree in Agriculture Education. He taught Ag at Penn Yan Academy for over thirty years. He had been an advisor to the FFA and a hunter's safety instructor. Warren was a life member of te Issac Walton League, a member of the Presbyterian Church and an avid outdoorsman, an amateur photographer and a lover of music.

Survivors include his wife of 61 years Ruth (Knapp) Giles; his daughter and son-in-law Susan & A. John Procopio, Alexandria, VA and their children Brian & Allison, Jennifer & Douglas Wright and Stephen & Ali and Warren's great grandchildren Norah, Lillian, Benjamin, Siena and Logan; his son and daughter-in-law W. David & Catherine Giles, Dalton, NY and their children Meagan and Chrysta; his brother & sister-in-law Richard & Marian Giles, Hornell, NY. Warren was predeceased by his son Douglas and his brother John.



Published in Rochester Democrat And Chronicle from Apr. 14 to Apr. 15, 2014
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