Gary Scott Sheldon, 71, passed away, Thursday, Dec. 12, 2013.
Born in Irondequoit, on Jan. 21, 1942, he was the son of the late Gilbert James and Eleanora Morgan Sheldon. He was a resident of Aurora, held a long career at General Electric, and recently retired to enjoy his favorite hobbies of reading, crossword puzzles, glass collecting, and attending auctions. He was a graduate of Alfred University School of Ceramic Engineering.
He is survived by his wife of 48 years, Martha “Marty” Oviatt Sheldon; two sons, Charles T. Sheldon and Patrick K. Sheldon, and their spouses, Robin B. Sheldon and Celeste M. Sheldon; three grandchildren, Madeline, John, and Liam Sheldon. He is also survived by his sister and brother in-law, Jeanette and Herbert Sohn, and many nieces and nephews.
Shakelton Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.
A memorial service is planned for the spring with additional details to follow.
Contributions may be made in Gary’s name to the Aurora Volunteer Fire Department, P.O. Box 71, Aurora, NY 13026.