GENEVA – Carl E. Radder, 87, of Waterloo-Geneva Rd., passed away on Thursday, (August 14, 2014), in Geneva General Hospital.
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Friends may call at the DeVaney-Bennett Funeral Home, 181 N. Main St., on Monday, (August 18, 2014), from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. Member of Winnek Post #396 American Legion will meet at 6:30 p.m. for a service for their departed brother and members of V. F. W. Post #2670 will meet at 6:45 p.m. for a service for their departed brother. Funeral Services will be at 9:30 a.m. on Tuesday, (August 19, 2014), in the funeral home and at 10 a.m. in St. Stephen's Church. Burial, with Full Military Honors, will be in St. Patrick's Cemetery.
Memorial contributions, in his memory, may be made to the Beverly Animal Shelter, River Rd., Waterloo, NY 13165 or to Alzheimer's research.
Carl was born in Geneva and was a lifelong resident. He was the son of the late Clarence and Cora Lohr Radder. He served his country in the US Navy from 1943 when he was stationed at Sampson Naval Base and for the next seven years where he was a Radioman Gunner Torpedo Bomber. He was a member of the Geneva Police Department for 25 years, retiring as Captain. He was a member of V. F. W. Post #2670, Winnek Post #396 American Legion and Our Lady of Peace Parish.
He is survived by his daughters, Vivian (Paul) Rosenthal of Phelps, Beth (Jerry) Cooke of Geneva; his son, Carl E. (Ellen) Radder Jr. of Dresden; five granddaughters, Jennifer, Sheila, Cynthia, Veronica, and Melissa; four great- grandsons, David, Aaron, Chase and Matthew; one great-granddaughter, Gretchen; his brother, Clarence Radder of N. Syracuse and several nieces and nephews.
He was predeceased by his wife, Antoinette, and his son, David Radder.
For those wishing to write a note of condolence, please visit www.devaneybennettfh.com.
Devaney-Bennett Funeral Home
181 North Main Street Geneva, NY 14456
Published in Finger Lakes Times from Aug. 17 to Aug. 19, 2014