John Lercher

Obituary of John Lercher

Brockport: John W. Lercher, age 63, passed away peacefully after a long courageous battle with PSP on September 6, 2017. He was born on May 16, 1954 in Rochester to the late Donald and Dorothy (Wallace) Lercher.

John was a man who loved to spend time outdoors. He enjoyed camping, golfing, taking care of his yard and puttering around the house. He and his wife Julie spent a lot of time with friends as well, especially Terry and Craig. John loved his 70’s music and driving his 1987 Ford Mustang. His beloved dogs DJ and Sprout spent 17 years with him and Julie.

In addition to his parents, John was predeceased by his nephew, Daniel Ryan, and several other family members.

John is survived by his loving wife of 22 years, Julie, step-children, Nicole Pajek, Brandon (Lindsay) Pajek, grandchildren, Hannah and Jake Pajek, siblings, Donna (Paul) Sanford, Mary Ellen (late Chopper) Harrington, Dorothy (Stuart) Wilkins, Linda (late Ron) Cretelle, Terry (Larry) Ryan, Donald (Diane) Lercher, mother and father-in-law, Thomas (Carole) Waldinger, sisters-in-law, Laurie (late Charlie) Moyer, Sharon (Mike) Pajek, several nieces, nephews, as well as special friends.

The family will receive friends at the Christopher Mitchell Funeral Homes, Inc. 16650 State Route 31, Holley on Monday, September 11 from 3:00-7:00pm. A Celebration of John’s life will be held at the funeral home on Tuesday at 10:00am. Interment will follow in Lakeview Cemetery in Brockport.

Memorial contributions in John’s name may be made to