Robert E. Rumrill

June 1, 1932October 4, 2020

Mr. Robert E. Rumrill, age 88 of Potsdam, NY passed away on Sunday, October 4th at the Canton Potsdam Hospital. Arrangements for cremation are with the Garner Funeral Service. Burial will take place on October 16th at 2:00 pm at Bayside Cemetery with military honors and Rev. Stephen Rocker celebrant. Thoughts, memories and condolences can be shared

Robert is survived by his daughters Theresa Green and Darcel (Lance) Russell; son Michael (Dorothy) Rumrill; sisters Kathleen Bergman and Elizabeth Malicki; brother Marvin Rumrill; 10 grandchildren and 3 great grandchildren. He is predeceased by his wife Christina Rumrill; son in law Daniel Green and a sister Beverly Rygelski.

Mr. Robert E. Rumrill was born on June 1, 1932 in Gloversville, NY to the late Marvin A. Rumrill and Julia E. Oleksak. He graduated from Gloversville High School in 1949. He proudly served his country in the United States Marine Corp during the Korean War from January of 1953 until his honorable discharge in January of 1955. He then returned home and on October 20, 1956 he was married to Christina Wessendorf. Robert worked over 30 years for Niagara Mohawk as the transportation supervisor. After his retirement he and his wife bought the Birches and operated it for 20 years.


  • Graveside Service

    Friday, October 16, 2020


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Lisa LaPointe Meyers

October 17, 2020

My sincere condolences to family. I remember Bob and Chris fondly from the old Back Hannawa neighborhood. It was the best of times. God bless him and may his family find peace

Lisa LaPointe Meyers

Heidi Sherburne

October 10, 2020

Spaghetti at the neighbors, swimming in the pool and playing with his children. Many more fond memories!

Rosemary Thomas

October 6, 2020

We are so sorry for your loss. Wishing you strength and peace and happy memories in the days ahead. I always enjoyed working for Bob at the Birches which created lots of happy memories. Butch and Sue Thomas.

Sharon Thompson

October 6, 2020

Teresa, Kevin and I would like to say how sorry we are for the loss of your dad. He was a very nice and special man. I remember him coming in the Roost and visiting with my dad and mom. Please accept our condolences.


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