George Robertson of Holley, NY passed away this Tuesday October 3, 2017. George was born in Holley on July 25th 1927 and was a lifelong resident of the town. Upon graduating high school George joined the Army and served in Germany during World War II where he achieved the rank of Sergeant. Upon completion of his service, George returned home to Holley and began his career with the United States Postal Service of Holley. George became the Postmaster in Holley and stayed at the office until his retirement in 1984.
George was a member of the First Baptist Church of Albion, the Holley Volunteer Fire Department, the VFW of Holley and the Holley American Legion.
George is survived by his beloved wife Shirley and four children; Charles and his wife Marsha, Wayne and his wife Giovanna, Beth Moy and her husband Glenn and Amy VanDetta and her husband David. George is also survived by his brother Bernard Robertson and grandson Dustin Moy.
George is predeceased by his parents Minnie and Jessie Robertson as well as his siblings; Emerson, Leon(Mark), Mildred and Joan.
The family will receive guests this Saturday October 7th 2017 from 12pm-3pm at the Merrill Grinnell Funeral Home at 39 Geddes Street in Holley, NY. A service and a rendering of military honors will follow at 3pm at the funeral home.
Memorial contributions can be made to the Western New York Chapter of the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation; PO Box 368, Pittsford NY 14554.