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John M. Deisenroth

January 17, 1953 ~ September 15, 2022 (age 69)
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Obituary

Macedon: Deisenroth, John M., died on Thursday, September 15, 2022 at the age of 69. Family and friends are invited to call from 5-7pm on Tuesday, September 20 at the Robert L. Yost Funeral Home, Inc., 123 W. Main St., Palmyra. In lieu of flowers please consider memorials to Palmyra-Macedon Rotary Club Foundation, P.O. Box 262, Macedon, NY 14502 or the Ontario-Walworth Rotary Club, P.O. Box 4, Ontario, NY 14519. John was born on January, 17, 1953 in Rochester, NY the son of James and Janet McGreal Deisenroth. John was a longtime rotarian and had been a member of the Ontario-Walworth, Gananda (which he helped charter) and Palmyra-Macedon Rotary Clubs. A true humanitarian at heart, John’s rotary involvement included founding the Pal-Mac Interact Club, organizing medical supplies and equipment (now Intervol) to be sent to our sister city in the former Soviet Union, securing and providing a Fire Truck and medical supplies and organizing a much needed hospital on the Rosebud Indian Reservation. In addition John was a former member of the Macedon Center Volunteer Fire Department and had spent countless hours as a volunteer and courier for the American Red Cross. In his spare time John enjoyed “repurposing” anything he found. There was no such thing as junk to John. John is predeceased by his parents and sisters Barbie Deisenroth and Judy Wright. He is survived by his daughters Joelle (Ken) Springer and Bethany (Bradley) McGeary; son Jacob Deisenroth; sister Jean (Bob) Wells; brother Jerold Deisenroth; longtime companion Sally Shankman; grandchildren Logan, Kayla, Lily, Cole, Cora, Max, Jace and Eli and many nieces and nephews.

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Services

Visitation
Tuesday
September 20, 2022

5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Robert L. Yost Funeral Home,Inc.
123 West Main Street
Palmyra, NY 14522

Donations

Palmyra-Macedon Rotary Club Foundation
P.O. Box 262, Macedon NY 14502

Ontario-Walworth Rotary Club
P.O. Box 4, Ontario NY 14519

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