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Robert L. Rockwell, 77, of Gridley-Paige Rd, Deansboro, passed away Wednesday, July 23, 2014, at the Siegenthaler Center. Robert was born on March 27, 1937, in Utica, the son of the late Daniel and Geraldine (Wratten) Rockwell. He was a graduate of Waterville High School and served 2 years in the United States Army. Following his military service he attended Rider University in New Jersey, where he earned a Bachelors of Science degree. Robert worked as a 5th grade school teacher at Westmoreland Central School for over 30 years. He was very well known in the local horse community and owned Rockwell Stables. He is survived by his nieces and nephews; Nancy and James Morgan of Waterville, Sarah and Hugh Whynot of Buna, TX, Robert and Kim Gribnau of Seneca Falls, NY, Laurie and Joseph Zogby of Deansboro, Ann and Christopher Zogby of Alexandria, VA, Richard Gribnau of Groveport, OH, Russell and Amy Gribnau of Syracuse; great nieces and nephews; Kellan, Brett and Kate Morgan, Kristina (Eric) Johnson and Rachael Whynot, Audrey and Troy Gribnau, Megan and Jessica Zogby, and Allison Gribnau; great great-niece; Ava Johnson; sister-in-law, Althea (James) Suire; and brother-in-law, Robert (Monica) Gribnau. He is predeceased by his brother, James Rockwell; sister, Marilyn Gribnau; nephew, Daniel Rockwell; and niece, Heidi Gribnau. Calling hours will be held from 2:00 p.m.-4:00 p.m.,Sunday, July 27, 2014 at Owens-Pavlot & Rogers FuneralService, Inc., 35 College Street, Clinton. Funeral services will follow at 4:00 p.m., on Sunday at the funeral home. Burial will be held the next morning at 11:00 a.m. on Monday at Deansboro Cemetery, Route 12B, Deansboro. Friends and family are welcome to attend. In lieu of flowers please consider donations to Hospice & Palliative Care, Inc., 4277 Middle Settlement Rd., New Hartford, NY 13413. Owenspavlotrogers.com
Published in The Observer-Dispatch from July 25 to July 26, 2014
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