EAGER - Gary R. Loving son of Ralph and Evelyn (Mudgett) Eager died on Thursday, June 23rd at Strong Memorial Hospital in Rochester, NY. Loving father of Matthew (Wendy), Colin (Rebecca Hoffman), Siobhan (Katie), Patrick (Andrea Powell) and Sean (Nicole DeVillier) Eager; very loving grandfather of Adalyn, Donovan, Carrigan, Amber, Emily and Cory; dear friend of Betty Hadrych; dear husband of Susan Joyce Eager; brother of James (Peg), Debbie Hamilton, Denise (David) Hirschey, Mark, Dawn (Joe) Vickers and Noel Stevens; brother-in-law of Michael Joyce, Carolyn Guyer, Kathleen Glascott, Linda Joyce, John Young, Rosemary Joyce, Rus Sheptak, Brian Joyce, Nanette Joyce, Timothy and Connie Joyce; predeceased by John Glascott, Tom Joyce, and Mary Ethel Joyce Young; also survived by many loving nieces and nephews. A Funeral Service will be held Wednesday at 11:00 AM at the JAMES W. CANNAN FUNERAL HOME, INC. (Southtowns Chapel), 3155 Orchard Park Rd. Friends and family may call Tuesday from 3-8 PM. In lieu of flowers, donations may be sent to the N.Y.C.L.U., 172 Main Street, Buffalo, NY 14202. Online condolences at

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Published by Buffalo News on Jun. 26, 2016.
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Sorry to learn of your loss of Gary! He was a wonderful person. We enjoyed seeing him every summer at the Gouverneur Library. Will miss his smiling face!!
Jane Blackman
July 19, 2016
Loss of a loved one is never easy but thought it may be helpful I say Gary and I worked on a job together maybe a year before he retired. I was an apprentice at that time and hadn't seen Gary since then but his positive attitude and joyous personality will always be remembered.
Paul Wasik
July 12, 2016
Susan and family: Jerry and I are so sorry for your loss. Gary was a gentle and kind soul. Our thoughts and prayers are with all of you.
Joyce Joyce
June 30, 2016
We are so sorry for your loss. Prayers to the Eager family at this difficult time. May he rest in peace. Love Art & Carol
Carol Pepe
June 28, 2016
Please except my most sincere sympathy for the loss of your exceptional and wonderful Dad, Husband , Grandfather, Son, Uncle and in my case ....Dear friend.
Gary was someone who stood by when others would have walked away. His quite calm wisdom carried me through difficult times .
I know I am not alone when I say, I loved him and will miss him.
I wish you all peace , healing and
Heidi Hadrych
June 28, 2016
My thoughts and prayers are with you all. Pat and Sean, I am so sorry for your loss.
Shannon Monheim-Tabangcura
June 27, 2016
My thoughts and prayers for the Eager family. Sorry for your loss.
Michael Rose
June 27, 2016
My condolences to the Eager and Joyce families.
John Enright
June 26, 2016
Love you guys I'm glad he got to see his baby girl married and happy and I'm sure he will be watching over you all
Karen Safe
June 26, 2016
Our thoughts and prayers are with you Siobhan and Katie. Sorry for your loss. Love you both. Prayers are with your whole family Siobhan.
Richard and Mary Shelley
June 26, 2016
Thinking of the good times as I mourn the loss of Gary Eager. With love,
Kathy Glascott
June 26, 2016