Roy J Hotaling

Died: Sat., Oct. 6, 2018

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Roy J. Hotaling, 87, of Elbridge, passed away on October 6, 2018 at Strong Memorial Hospital. Born in Milford, NY on January 14, 1931, Roy was the son of the late George and Catherine Eldred Hotaling. Roy and his wife, Helen, just celebrated 67 years of marriage on September 30. He was employed by A.S. Wikstrom for 27 years and the town of Skaneateles, from which he retired. Roy was a man of all trades. He enjoyed tinkering in his garage and could fix anything. He was a good man with a giving heart and would help anyone in need.
Roy is survived by his loving wife, Helen, his daughters, Linda (Brian) Butler of N.C. and Alice (Douglas) Tarby of Auburn, his sons, Richard (Eva Ferrin) Hotaling of Sempronious and Ralph (LouAnn Updike) Hotaling of Weedsport, his 9 grandchildren, 17 great grandchildren and 6 great great grandchildren, his sister, Margaret Kyle of Syracuse and several nieces and nephews.
Along with his parents, Roy was predeceased by his 2 sisters, Viola and Betty and his brother, George.
Arrangements will be held privately for the family and are with White Chapel Funeral Home Inc., Auburn. In lieu of flowers, Donations in Roy's name may be made to the Finger lakes SPCA, 41 York St., Auburn, NY 13021 or Rochester Lifetime Care Hospice of Rochester, 3111 Winton Road, Rochester, NY 14623.

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