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Thomas C. May

May 3, 1945 — June 23, 2024

King Ferry

Thomas C. May, 79, of King Ferry, passed away on June 23, 2024 in Auburn.

He was born on March 23, 1945 in Auburn, a son of the late Adrian and June (Hunt) May. A graduate of King Ferry Central School, he had owned and operated May Contracting for 37 years. He was an avid bowler, evidenced as a member of the "700 Club" at King Ferry Lanes. Tom enjoyed crossword puzzles and was a member of the Elks. 

He is survived by his wife of 54 years, Linda (Huckabone) May; daughter, Robin Stephenson (Wayne); son, Christopher May (Mary); grandchildren: Amanda Weatherby (Brian), Jonathan, Jacob & Jordan Stephenson, Abigail Myers (Zack), Kaleb, Aiden & McKenna Stephenson, and Jaxon May; great-grandsons, Owen and Gavin Weatherby; sisters, Connie Woodhouse and Charlene Wood (Robert); sister-in-law, Mary May; mother-in-law, Marion Campbell; and extended family.

In addition to his parents, he was predeceased by his brother, Neal May, and a grandson, Joshua Stephenson.

A Celebration of Life will be held on Sunday, July 14 from 2:00 - 5:00 PM at Dugan's Country Grill, 3228 NY-34B, Scipioville. There are no prior calling hours.

Contributions, in lieu of flowers, are graciously directed to the King Ferry Fire Department, P.O. Box 419, King Ferry, NY 13081, or to Southern Cayuga Instant Aid (SCIA) Ambulance, P.O. Box 7, Poplar Ridge, NY 13139. Arrangements are with the Shurtleff Funeral Home, Genoa, and online condolences may be shared at www.shurtleffservices.com .

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Celebration of Life

Sunday, July 14, 2024

2:00 - 5:00 pm (Eastern time)

Dugans Country Grill

3228 NY-34B, Aurora, NY 13026

A Celebration of Life will be held on Sunday, July 14 from 2:00 - 5:00 PM at Dugan's Country Grill, 3228 NY-34B, Scipioville. There are no prior calling hours.

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