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Elmer McAtee

Elmer R. "Dick" McAtee

Friday, October 23rd, 1925 - Monday, December 2nd, 2019
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Elmer R. McAtee “Dick”
Passed away on Monday morning, December 2, 2019 with his family at his side at the age of 94. Dick was born October 23, 1925 in Horseheads, NY, son of the late Elmer and Leah VanGorder McAtee. Dick was active with the Boy Scouts of America where he was responsible for 85 boys achieving Eagle Scout rank, Southern Tier Retired Lions Club, F.O. Eagles, Horseheads Elks Club, Chemung County Possee Club and retired after 25 years with the US Postal Service in Horseheads as a mechanic. Dick is also pre-deceased by brother, Elmer Davis, sister, Betty Keister and son-in-law, George Mitstifer. He is survived by his wife of 67 years, Alberta R. Durfee; children, Deborah Mitstifer of Spring Hill, FL, Richard McAtee of Wayland, NY, Judd (Kristie) McAtee of Horseheads, NY, Jackie McAtee of Horseheads, NY, Susan (Tom) Schnautz of Horseheads, NY, faithful four legged companion, Mac; grandchildren, Michelle (Rodney) McAtee McClelland, Rich (Kimberly) McAtee, Kammie (Ken) McAtee Schlesselman, Leah (Blair) Mitstifer Engel, Ryan (Nacole) McAtee, Christopher (Nakita) McAtee, Samantha McAtee Nygaard, Allison (Andrew) Schnautz Johnson and Justin Schnautz; fifteen great grandchildren; sisters-in-law, Norma Batroney, Marion Northrup and Jackie Carl; special cousin, Kathleen Knapp; special friends, John and Linda Bernas; and several nieces and nephews. The family will welcome relatives and friends to Sullivan’s Funeral Home, 365 E. Franklin St. at Rt. 13, Horseheads, NY on Friday, December 6, 2019 from 1-4PM with his Funeral Services to follow at 4PM. Those wishing to remember Dick please consider donations to the Living Memorial Fund, ℅ First United Methodist Church, 1034 W. Broad St., Horseheads, NY 14845 or The Friends of the Horseheads Animal Shelter, PO Box 288, Horseheads, NY 14845 in his honor.
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  • Visitation

    Friday, December 6th, 2019 | 1:00pm - 4:00pm
    When
    Friday, December 6th, 2019 1:00pm - 4:00pm
    Location
    Sullivan's Funeral Home
    Address
    365 E. Franklin Street
    Horseheads, New York 14845
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  • Funeral Service

    Friday, December 6th, 2019 | 4:00pm
    When
    Friday, December 6th, 2019 4:00pm
    Location
    Sullivan's Funeral Home
    Address
    365 E. Franklin Street
    Horseheads, New York 14845
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    Officiant
    Rev. Rhonda Kouterick
  • Interment

    Location
    Maple Grove Cemetery
    Address
    715 Broad St.
    HORSEHEADS, NY 14845
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  • Reception

    Friday, December 6th, 2019 | 5:00pm
    When
    Friday, December 6th, 2019 5:00pm
    Location
    Horseheads Community Wesleyan Church
    Address
    2095 Grand Central Ave.
    Horseheads, New York 14845
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Posted at 09:39am
With deepest sympathy from Boy Scout Troop 84
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We are thinking of you during this difficult time. Norm & Carol Stratton & Family
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Susan Schnautz

Posted at 12:36pm
I will keep you in my heart forever, Daddy! You were my rock. I’ll look after Mom, don’t worry! Til we meet again, rest easy! Family First Forever!
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