Denmark, Theodore John "Ted"
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Ithaca: Ted Denmark, age 90, of 80 Abbott Lane, Ithaca, NY, passed away Friday, December 7, after a period of declining health. Ted was born in Dryden on October 13, 1922 a son of the late Eugene and Margaret Armstrong Denmark. Ted grew up near Dryden Lake and for many years has been a resident of Ithaca. He served honorably in the US Army during WWII. He was a retired Plumber and a longtime member of the Plumbers and Steamfitters Union, Local #109. Ted worked until 1985 as a plumber for the Ithaca City Schools. An avid outdoorsman, Ted enjoyed many years of fishing in Cayuga Lake, hunting and spending time with his family. Survivors include his loving wife of 67 years, Josephine Costanza Denmark at home; his daughter, Angela (John) Adams; his son, Ronald (Joyce) Denmark, both of Ithaca; grandchildren, Theodore Denmark II, Kyle (Shannon) Denmark, Jason (Randi) Denmark, Abraham (Holly) Burke, Arthur M. Burke III, Samantha (Brendon) Montiero, Malia Denmark; thirteen great-grandchildren; a sister-in-law, Annie Denmark; nieces, nephews and cousins. He was predeceased by a son, Anthony Denmark; a grandson, Steven Denmark; a great-grandson, Jacob Matthew Burke; as well as his siblings, Floyd, Howard, Miles, Earl, George, Lena Garvin, Lillian Smith, Loretta Denmark, Helen Rinchak and Jean Turcsik. Memorial services will be held at 4:30 p.m. Wednesday, December 12, 2012, at the Perkins Funeral Home with Rev. David H. Nichols officiating. Friends are invited to call from 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. at the funeral home, 55 West Main Street, Dryden, NY. Memorials are directed to the
Published in Ithaca Journal on Dec. 10, 2012
Perkins Funeral Home, Inc.
55 West Main Street Dryden, NY 13053-0022