Philip Livingston Sr., age 91, passed away peacefully at Highland Hospital in Rochester, Monday, February 12, 2018. He was predeceased by his parents, Dr. Harry P. Reed and Mrs. Wilda Gray Reed, grandson, Mark P. Ricotta.
He is survived by his wife of 68 years, Shirley, children, Ann (Marty) Livingston Gangi, Susan (Steven) Rigoni, Pamela (Mark) Ricotta, Philip G. (Patty) Livingston and David (Michelle) Livingston. He was known as Hop Toad to his grandchildren, Amy (Courtney) Churchfield, David and Steven Rigoni, Paul (Tricia) Ricotta, Calvin and Hannah Livingston and 5 great grandchildren.
Phillip was a World War II Veteran. He served with the occupation forces for two years in the Philippines. He was a Graduate of Valley Forge Military Academy and Genesee Junior College. Phil was a 32 year employee of Eastman Kodak Company in Rochester. He was an avid outdoorsman, he especially enjoyed the challenge of turkey hunting. His love for Conesus Lake was shared with clients of the Cerebral Palsy Association, whom he piloted around the lake for many summers. He was a member of the Geneseo VFW Post #5005 and the Geneseo United Methodist Church. After retiring from Kodak, Phil and Shirley enjoyed traveling in the US, Canada and Alaska and spending many winters in Florida and Jekyll Island, Georgia.
Funeral Services will be held on Thursday, February 15, 2018 at 11 AM at the United Methodist Church, Route 63 in Geneseo with Rev. Keith Griswold officiating. The family will greet friends in the Church Fellowship Hall immediately following the Funeral Service. Burial with full Military Honors will be in Lakeview Cemetery in Groveland on Thursday, February 15, 2018 at 2 PM.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Geneseo Parish Outreach, 4520 Genesee St. (Rte. 63), Geneseo, NY 14454.