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Robert Joseph Pascoe

By T.J. Woodward

Mr. Pascoe was born in Trenton, New Jersey on March 9, 1942 a son of the late Joseph and Margery Smith Pascoe. Bob was a graduate of Perry High School class of 1960, Rutgers University Class of 1964 with a Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical engineering, and Boston University School of Theology class of 1968 - STB. He was ordained Deacon in 1966 and Elder in 1968 in the Western New York Conference of the United Methodist Church. For more than 40 years, Bob served the United Methodist Church in Sheridan, Churchill Memorial in Boston, NY, Geneseo and Kenmore. He served a term as District Superintendent of the then Jamestown District of the United Methodist Church. A member of the Upper New York Conference of the United Methodist Church, he was active in the First United Methodist Church in Perry for many years. A member of the Perry Rotary Club and Silver Lake Country Club. He enjoyed woodworking, golfing, reading, writing (being the creator of Chippy and Choppy), computers, photography, boating on Silver Lake, and was a Civil War buff. He is preceded in death by his father-in-law: Alfred Allen, brother John Pascoe.

Bob is survived by his wife of 45 years Jane Allen Pascoe whom he married on June 19, 1965, a son: Richard (Dawn) Pascoe of Perry, a daughter: Julie (Craig) Pierce of Redding, Ca., a brother: William (Carol) Pascoe of Ocala, Fla., sister-in-law: Gwen Pascoe of Lakewood, NY, mother-in-law: Frances Allen of Perry, 5 grandchildren: Allysa, and Chelsea Pascoe, Kayda, Alan “AJ” and Raylin Pierce, along with 10 nieces,and nephews also survive.

Friends and family are invited to call on Friday November 12th from 2-4 and 7-9pm at the Eaton-Watson Funeral Home, LLC. 98 North Main St. Perry. Funeral Services will be 1:00 PM on Saturday November 13th at the First United Methodist Church in Perry. Interment will take place in Glenwood Cemetery Perry, NY.

Memorials may be made to the United Methodist Churches in Perry, Kenmore, and Geneseo or to the American Cancer Association.  For more information or to sign the online guest registry please visit or call (585) 237-2626. Arrangements completed by the Eaton-Watson Funeral Home, LLC. 98 N. Main St. Perry, NY 14530.

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