John Wuthrich

Published Mar 17, 2017 at 4:00pm

John Wuthrich, 83, of Rome died Thursday, March 16, 2017 at his home with his family by his side.

He was born March 18, 1933 on The Wuthrich Homestead on Oswego Road, Rome the son of John and Rose Schneider Wuthrich. John attended Seifert’s Corner School and graduated from RFA in 1950.

He served in the United States Navy during the Korean War. On July 24, 1959 he married Jean Briglin in the United Methodist Church, Camden. John was truck driver for Oneida Container for 33 years until his retirement in 1997.

John was a long time pitch player in various leagues over the years, including the Wednesday night Camden Legion, Satches Tavern, and Martzloff’s Tavern. He hunted for 62 years at McKeever, NY and
was a member of the Hawk’s Clan. John enjoyed spending time with his family. He took many 4-wheeler rides with his grandchildren on the Yahoo trail. He was an avid gardener who worked hard and
was generous with the results. John enjoyed camping with his
family and friends throughout the years at Brown’s Campground and later at his camp on Buell Rd., Camden.

He is survived by his wife, Jean; two daughters and sons-in-law, Wendy and Daniel Mitchell and Jodi and Roger Pisaneschi; two sons and daughters-in-law, John and Patricia Wuthrich III and Yonco and Vickie Wuthrich; ten grandchildren, Roger, Tom, Cheri, Katrina, John IV, Paige, Anna, Ian, Spencer, and Hunter; 7 great grandchildren, Tom, Austin, Kayda, Hans, Lucy, Gianna, Isabella, and 2 on the way; and one great great grandchild, Tom; a sister, Rosemarie Fidler; a sister-in-law, Patricia Price; and special friend, Frank Barber. He
was predeceased by his sisters, Florence Hylla and Hedy Rapke.

Funeral services will be at the convenience of the family. Interment will be in Rome Cemetery. Relatives and friends may call at the Family’s Home, 5133 Oswego Rd, Rome on Saturday from 1 to 5 p.m.

Memorial contributions may be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital or the Shriners Hospitals for Children.

Arrangements by Prince-Boyd & Hyatt Home For Funerals, Inc., 210 W. Court Street, Rome.

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