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William D. Goewey

March 31, 1946 — June 15, 2023

William D. Goewey


William D. Goewey, age 77, of Silver Springs passed away on Thursday June 15, 2023 at his home.

He was born in Troy, NY on March 31,1946 a son to the late William F. and Doris Harriet (Jordan) Goewey Jr.

Bill was a 1964 graduate of Columbia High School and received his Bachelor’s Degree at Cornell University in 1968 majoring in Agriculture Economics, Animal Science and Agronomy.

His work career included working 9 years as a Cornell Cooperative Extension Agricultural Agent, 10 years as a private Agricultural Consultant and 20 years as a youth educator in the Wyoming County 4-H program.

In Bill’s spare time he raised and sold Christmas trees, Dexter cattle and sheep. He enjoyed hunting raccoons with his hounds, trapping, bicycle riding, kayaking and cross country sking.

He is survived by his friend of many years: Judy Milhollen of Leicester, 2 sons: Mark (Dawn) of Rochester, Joseph (Rebecca) of Gainesville, 2 grandchildren: Robert and Kayla Goewey, 2 step-grandchildren: Destiny and Hailey Ratigan, siblings: Suzanne (David) Filieau of Troy, Ruth (Joe Barone) Espinosa-Barone of Webster, Grace (Don) Bradley of Averill Park and Gisele Pulver of Stuyzesant along with Judy’s family and many nieces, nephews and friends.

Along with his parents he is preceded in death by his wife of 27 years: Althea (Fisher) Goewey who passed away in 1997.

Family and friends may call from 9am-12pm on Saturday June 24th, 2023 at the First Congregational Church 7209 Rt. 20A in Perry Center where services will follow at 12pm.

Flowers are gratefully declined. Memorial contributions may be to the Wyoming County 4-H Program.


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Visitation

Saturday, June 24, 2023

9:00am - 12:00 pm (Eastern time)

First Congregational Church (Perry Center)

7205 Perry Center Road, Perry, NY 14530

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Saturday, June 24, 2023

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First Congregational Church (Perry Center)

7205 Perry Center Road, Perry, NY 14530

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