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John A. Proper

June 30, 1929 — August 24, 2020

John A. Proper

John A. Proper, age 91, of Silver Springs, NY passed away on Monday August 24, 2020 at the Wyoming County Community Hospital in Warsaw. He was born in Silver Springs, New York on June 30, 1929, a son to the late Rufus Proper and Dora Robson Fagan.

John worked for O&K Trojan currently Yale and Towne Co. in Batavia for over 26 years retiring in 1991. He served with the US Army during the Korean Conflict. He was a member of the Warsaw Moose Club.

He is survived by a son: John ( Becky ) Proper of Silver Springs, sister: Gail (Howard) Smith of Albion, 2 granddaughters: Kimberly (Holly) Proper and Kelly Proper,2 step-grandchildren: Lane (Shelbi Edwards) Lomax and Kasey Stehlar, along with several nieces and nephews.
Along with his parents he is preceded in death by his companion: Mary Ellen Drew who passed away in 2013.

Family and friends may call from 11am-1pm on Friday August 28th, 2020 at Eaton-Watson Funeral Home LLC 98 North Main St. Perry, NY 114530, where Funeral Services will follow at 1:00PM. John will be laid to rest in Elmwood Cemetery in Silver Springs.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Silver Springs Rescue Squad 43 North Main St. Silver Springs, NY 14550. To leave a message of condolence please visit www.eatonwatsonfuneralhome.com or for more information call (585) 237-2626. Arrangements completed by Eaton-Watson Funeral Home, LLC, 98 North Main Street, Perry, New York 14530.

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Visitation

Friday, August 28, 2020

11:00am - 1:00 pm (Eastern time)

Eaton-Watson Funeral Home, LLC.

98 North Main Street, Perry, NY 14530

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Friday, August 28, 2020

Starts at 1:00 pm (Eastern time)

Eaton-Watson Funeral Home, LLC.

98 North Main Street, Perry, NY 14530

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