In memory of
Chester E. Groot
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In memory of
Chester E. Groot
Chester E. "Chet" Groot CANANDAIGUA - Chester E. "Chet" Groot, age 84, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, July 30, 2019, after a long illness. He is survived by four children, Victoria (Ron) DeBadts, Richard "Rick" (Martha) Groot, Randy (Karen) Groot and Steve Groot (Theresa VanGee); seven grandchildren, Melissa, Erica, Matt, Carrie, Daniel, A. J. and Heather; seven great-grandchildren; sister, Gladys Wallace; and former wife, Shirley Stone. He was predeceased by his brother, Charles Groot. Chet was born in Auburn, N.Y., and was the son of Winfield and Margaret (Fisher) Groot. He was a U.S. Marine Corps veteran who served from 1953 to1956. Chet earned a bachelor's degree from St. John Fisher College. He retired from Xerox Corporation after 37 years there. Chet enjoyed gardening, spending time with his family and was an avid baseball fan. Sailing on Canandaigua Lake was one of his greatest passions. A celebration of his life will be held on Wednesday, August 7, from 4 to 7 p.m. at King's Catering, Country View Building, 4031 Routes 5 and 20, Canandaigua. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Alzheimer's Association, 435 E. Henrietta Road, Rochester, NY 14620. Arrangements are by Johnson-Kennedy Funeral Home Inc., Canandaigua. Condolences may be offered at www.johnsonkennedy.com .
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In memory of
Chester E. Groot
Chester E. "Chet" Groot CANANDAIGUA - Chester E. "Chet" Groot, age 84, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, July 30, 2019, after a long illness. He is survived by four children, Victoria (Ron) DeBadts, Richard "Rick" (Martha) Groot, Randy (Karen) Groot and Steve Groot (Theresa VanGee); seven grandchildren, Melissa, Erica, Matt, Carrie, Daniel, A. J. and Heather; seven great-grandchildren; sister, Gladys Wallace; and former wife, Shirley Stone. He was predeceased by his brother, Charles Groot. Chet was born in Auburn, N.Y., and was the son of Winfield and Margaret (Fisher) Groot. He was a U.S. Marine Corps veteran who served from 1953 to1956. Chet earned a bachelor's degree from St. John Fisher College. He retired from Xerox Corporation after 37 years there. Chet enjoyed gardening, spending time with his family and was an avid baseball fan. Sailing on Canandaigua Lake was one of his greatest passions. A celebration of his life will be held on Wednesday, August 7, from 4 to 7 p.m. at King's Catering, Country View Building, 4031 Routes 5 and 20, Canandaigua. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Alzheimer's Association, 435 E. Henrietta Road, Rochester, NY 14620. Arrangements are by Johnson-Kennedy Funeral Home Inc., Canandaigua. Condolences may be offered at www.johnsonkennedy.com .
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47 N. Main St.
Canandaigua, NY 14424
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