John V. Rugg
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John V. Rugg
Farmington - John V. Rugg, age 89, passed away unexpectedly, on Saturday, April 3, 2021. He is survived by his wife of 65 years, Eleanor (Eberlein) Rugg; four children, Dr. Leslie Meehan (Roger Sanford), Karen Rugg, Geoffrey Rugg and Christopher (Alana) Rugg; and five grandchildren, Patrick, Lisa, Addyson, Aubrey and Averye. He was predeceased by his sister, Sara Shira.
John retired in 1987 after many years as an Administrator in the Whitney Point School District, near Binghamton. In 2013, John and Eleanor moved to Farmington and continued his Rotary membership in the Victor-Farmington Rotary Club. He was a member of the First Congregational Church in Canandaigua and sang in the choir. John also sang with the Finger Lakes Chorale.
Services are private. Interment will be in Riverside Cemetery, Whitney Point. Memorial contributions may be made to the First Congregational Church, 58 N. Main St., Canandaigua, NY 14424. Arrangements are by Johnson-Kennedy Funeral Home, Inc., Canandaigua. Condolences may be offered at

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April 20, 2021
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April 16, 2021
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April 14, 2021
A wonderful man and neighbor. Thank you John for sharing your tireless support of your community and love for your family. Prayers and hugs to Ellie.
Sherry Sculley
April 8, 2021
As the days and weeks pass, and as you return to life's routine, may you continue to feel comforted by the love and support of family and friends.
April 8, 2021
In loving memory of a wonderful person. We will love you and miss you always.
April 7, 2021
John was one of those kind souls that just brought happiness wherever he was. He will be missed.
Mary Mesceda-Knoop
April 7, 2021
My thoughts and prayers to your family I always liked Mr.Rugg
Robert Neubauer
April 7, 2021
So sorry for your loss. Our prayers are with your family.
Tina Edwards Johnson
April 6, 2021
A very good man, and friend. Thank you John for all you did in Whitney Point, with your work in Rotary Students programs. RIP my friend
Charles L. Slack
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