In memory of
Julius Franklin Aldrich
In memory of
Julius Franklin Aldrich
Julius Franklin " Bud" Aldrich Julius "Bud" Aldrich, 100 years and seven days old, passed away peacefully in Safety Harbor, Fla., on Friday, Sept. 18, 2020, with his loving companion, Dinah Sanford, at his bedside. Bud was born and raised in the original house his great-great-great-grandfather built in 1788 in Farmington. He was the only son of Clarence G. and Bertha (Nichols) Aldrich. He was a direct descendant of three of the original settlers of Farmington, Nathan Aldrich, Nathan Comstock and Nathan Herendeen. Bud's grandfather, Julius F. Aldrich, was the town assessor and his great-grandfather, Nathan Lapham Aldrich, was a longtime town justice. He was also a descendent of a pilgrim of the Mayflower, William Brewster. Bud and Clara E. Page wed in 1941 and were married until she died in 2002. They raised a daughter and a dozen foster children in the 1950s. Five years after Clara's death he found love again at age 86 and was with Dinah for 13 years. Bud lived in many places in Ontario, Wayne and Monroe counties before moving from Penfield to Clearwater, Fla., in 1984. Bud had a variety of jobs; he was a feed mill truck driver, farm hand, frozen custard stand attendant at Roseland for Mr. Muar, turkey farmer and member of the Manchester Highway Department crew. He retired at age 60 after 30 years with American Can Co., in Rochester and Fairport, as a fork lift driver. He is survived by his daughter, Joanne (Edward) Clark of Lehigh Acres, Fla.; granddaughters, Juliet (Wayne) Lucas of Penfield and Charmaine (Robert) Heffner of Bloomfield; six adult great-grandchildren; six great-great-grandchildren; first cousin, Nathan Aldrich of Farmington; many nieces and nephews; and life companion, Dinah Sanford. He was predeceased by his wife of 60 years, Clara; sisters, Lillian Ayrault Dillenbeck and Lila Bristol; and foster son, Bruce D. Bailey. His family will greet friends on Friday, October 2, from 3 to 7 p.m. at Halsted-Patrick Funeral Home, 19 N. Main St., Manchester. Bud's graveside service will be held on Saturday, October 3, at 11 a.m. at South Farmington Cemetery on Shortsville Road. In lieu of flowers, please consider donations in memory of Julius Aldrich to Alzheimer's Association, 435 E. Henrietta Road, Rochester, NY 14620. Please write a memory or condolence to the family by visiting www.halstedpatrickfuneralhome.com .
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In memory of
Julius Franklin Aldrich
Julius Franklin " Bud" Aldrich Julius "Bud" Aldrich, 100 years and seven days old, passed away peacefully in Safety Harbor, Fla., on Friday, Sept. 18, 2020, with his loving companion, Dinah Sanford, at his bedside. Bud was born and raised in the original house his great-great-great-grandfather built in 1788 in Farmington. He was the only son of Clarence G. and Bertha (Nichols) Aldrich. He was a direct descendant of three of the original settlers of Farmington, Nathan Aldrich, Nathan Comstock and Nathan Herendeen. Bud's grandfather, Julius F. Aldrich, was the town assessor and his great-grandfather, Nathan Lapham Aldrich, was a longtime town justice. He was also a descendent of a pilgrim of the Mayflower, William Brewster. Bud and Clara E. Page wed in 1941 and were married until she died in 2002. They raised a daughter and a dozen foster children in the 1950s. Five years after Clara's death he found love again at age 86 and was with Dinah for 13 years. Bud lived in many places in Ontario, Wayne and Monroe counties before moving from Penfield to Clearwater, Fla., in 1984. Bud had a variety of jobs; he was a feed mill truck driver, farm hand, frozen custard stand attendant at Roseland for Mr. Muar, turkey farmer and member of the Manchester Highway Department crew. He retired at age 60 after 30 years with American Can Co., in Rochester and Fairport, as a fork lift driver. He is survived by his daughter, Joanne (Edward) Clark of Lehigh Acres, Fla.; granddaughters, Juliet (Wayne) Lucas of Penfield and Charmaine (Robert) Heffner of Bloomfield; six adult great-grandchildren; six great-great-grandchildren; first cousin, Nathan Aldrich of Farmington; many nieces and nephews; and life companion, Dinah Sanford. He was predeceased by his wife of 60 years, Clara; sisters, Lillian Ayrault Dillenbeck and Lila Bristol; and foster son, Bruce D. Bailey. His family will greet friends on Friday, October 2, from 3 to 7 p.m. at Halsted-Patrick Funeral Home, 19 N. Main St., Manchester. Bud's graveside service will be held on Saturday, October 3, at 11 a.m. at South Farmington Cemetery on Shortsville Road. In lieu of flowers, please consider donations in memory of Julius Aldrich to Alzheimer's Association, 435 E. Henrietta Road, Rochester, NY 14620. Please write a memory or condolence to the family by visiting www.halstedpatrickfuneralhome.com .
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Manchester, NY 14504
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