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Philip R. Thayer

March 18, 1953 — November 8, 2023

Genoa

Philip R. (Phil) Thayer, 70, of Genoa, passed away at home on November 8, 2023.
 
Phil was born March 18, 1953 in Auburn, a son of the late Gordon E. and Marilyn (King) Thayer. A lifelong area resident, Phil graduated from Southern Cayuga Central School and was a self-employed legend, operating as "Phil Thayer General Contractor." He enjoyed woodworking, hunting, bird watching, reading, camping, his Harley Davidsons, NASCAR, hiking, and snowmobiling, and had been a member of the Union Springs American Legion Post 1107. 
 
He is survived by his wife, Georgetta (Freary) Thayer; his son, Jeremy Thayer (Shana), of Sarasota, FL; step-sons, Michael Wheeler (Rebecca), Kyle Wheeler, and Ed Swartout II; step-daughters, LeAnne Swan (Scott) and Megan Wheeler (Dave); a brother, Errol Thayer (Karen); sister, Leah Lucas (John) and Ellen Marshall; and his grandchildren: Samuel, Noah & Olivia Thayer, Hailee Howe & Haylee Swan, Mason, Mollie & Ella Swartout, Jeramiah & Daisy Wheeler, and Olivia & Anna Garrow.
 
Funeral services will be held at 11:00 AM on Tuesday, November 14 at the United Church of Genoa with Rev. B.L. Foster officiating. Friends may call from 5:00-7:00 PM on Monday, November 13 at the Shurtleff Funeral Home, 10117 State Route 90, Genoa.
 
Contributions in lieu of flowers are graciously directed to the Wilmot Cancer Center at the University of Rochester, 601 Elmwood Avenue, Rochester, NY 14642 (https://urmc.rochester.edu).  Arrangements have been entrusted to Shurtleff Funeral Home, Genoa (www.shurtleffservices.com).
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Visitation

Monday, November 13, 2023

5:00 - 7:00 pm (Eastern time)

Shurtleff Funeral Home - Genoa

10117 NY-90, Genoa, NY 13071

Funeral services will be held at 11:00 AM on Tuesday, November 14 at the United Church of Genoa with Rev. B.L. Foster officiating. Friends may call from 5:00-7:00 PM on Monday, November 13 at the Shurtleff Funeral Home, 10117 State Route 90, Genoa.

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Funeral Service

Tuesday, November 14, 2023

11:00am - 12:00 pm (Eastern time)

United Church of Genoa

10070 NY-90, Genoa, NY 13071

Funeral services will be held at 11:00 AM on Tuesday, November 14 at the United Church of Genoa with Rev. B.L. Foster officiating. Friends may call from 5:00-7:00 PM on Monday, November 13 at the Shurtleff Funeral Home, 10117 State Route 90, Genoa.

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