Gilbert H. Saunders, 94, of Savannah, N.Y., died Monday (August 28, 2017) at Huntington Living Center in Waterloo, N.Y.
There will be no calling hours. A graveside service will be 10:30 a.m. Saturday (Sept. 2, 2017) at Crusoe Cemetery in Savannah, N.Y.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Lifetime Care Hospice,3111 Winton Road South, Rochester, NY, 14623-9915.
Gil was born April 30, 1923, in Seneca Falls, N.Y., the son of Harold D. and Alice Deal Saunders. He was a graduate of Mynderse Academy in Seneca Falls, N.Y. Gil was a U.S. Air Corp veteran, serving in W.W.II. He spent his life farming. Gil owned and operated his own dairy farm, many years, until he retired. He was greatly loved and will be sadly missed.
He is survived by his daughter, Judy (Norman) Mayes of Savannah, N.Y.; son, Roger(Lita) Saunders of Jacksonville, Fla; grandchildren Jeffrey Saunders, Jeremy Saunders, Chad Saunders, Brian Reynolds, Joanna (Dinesh) Guglani, and Jennifer(Michael) DeChelbor; great-grandchildren Colin and Vesper; sister, Ruth Martin of Geneva, N.Y.; brother, Everett Saunders of Fla; many nieces and nephews.
Gil was predeceased by wife, Bernice I. Saunders; son, Steven Saunders; brothers Sylvester Saunders and Willis Saunders.