Confer, George (Bud) Roy
Montour Falls: George (Bud) Roy Confer, 90, of Montour Falls and Lakeland, FL, passed away Monday, August 4, 2014, in Lakeland. He was born in Montour Falls on February 2, 1924, the son of the late G. Roy and Lena Nelson Confer. He served with the US Marine Corp during WWII from 1941-1945. Bud was one of the founding members of the Seneca Chief's Drum and Bugle Corp. He was also an instructor for the Squires Jr. Drum and Bugle Corp and the Pages, a feeder Corp. He was a member and past chief of the Montour Falls Fire Department, the Mechanics Club, Watkins Glen Elks #1546 and the American Legion #4 of Lakeland, FL. Bud is survived by wife of 48 years, Ann; his children, Sharon (William) Van of Huntsville, AL, Karen (Dan) Rock of Odessa, Jeffrey (Linda) Confer of Montour Falls, and Jason (Lisa) of Crofton, MD; four grandsons, Brian (Joy) Rock, Chad and Tate Confer, and Cayden Confer; three great-grandchildren, Gavin, Henry and Samantha Rock. He was predeceased by his stepmother, Eleanor and by his sister, Betty. Relatives and friends are invited to call on Thursday, August 14, 2014, from 4-7 p.m. at Vedder and Scott Funeral Home, 122 N. Genesee St., Montour Falls. Funeral services will be held on Friday, August 15, 2014, at 10:00 a.m. at the funeral home. Burial with full Military Honors will follow in Seneca Union Cemetery in Valois. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the Wounded Warrior Project, 4899 Belfort Rd., Suite 300, Jacksonville, FL 32256; Montour Falls Fire Department, P.O. Box 369, Montour Falls, NY 14865; or a
. You may leave the family a message of condolence, sign a guestbook, or light a free "Candle of Remembrance" at www.vedderandscottfuneralhome.com.
Vedder & Scott Inc. Funeral Home
122 N. Genessee St.
Montour Falls, NY 14865
Published in Star-Gazette from Aug. 10 to Aug. 12, 2014