Townsend-Wood Funeral Chapel

201 East Elm Street Penn Yan, NY


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    Garth L Mckee


    Garth McKee grew up in the small Southern Tier New York community of Canisteo, graduating from Canisteo Central High School. He is a 2002 graduate of Simmons Institute of Mortuary Sciences in Syracuse.

    Before entering the funeral service industry, Garth worked for 15 years in retail management. His entire funeral directing career, including residency, took him to Penn Yan, Watkins Glen and Prattsburgh.

    Garth is a past exalted ruler and current chaplain of the Watkins Glen Elks Lodge number 1546. He is also a member of the Seneca Lake Duck Hunters Club in Dresden.