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Francis W. "Curly" Countryman

By T.J. Woodward
Feb 14, 2011, 2:47pm

Francis W. "Curly" Countryman, 82 died Sunday February 13 at Strong Memorial Hospital in Rochester. Mr. Countryman was born in Milford, NY on December 4, 1928. He is son of the late Bert (Blanche VanDewerker) Countryman. He was a graduate of Afton Central School. Curly worked for many years as a farmer with his father and brothers, he owned Countryman Enterprises and retired as a manager from GLF & Agway. He was a workaholic and “Jack of all trades” that loved people and life to the fullest. He is preceded in death by son Richard Countryman; two brothers Ivan and Robert Countryman; sister Ruth Barnard and granddaughter Marissa Ozzimo.

He is survived by his wife of 58 years Patricia (Richards) Countryman of Perry; daughter Kathleen Ozzimo of Perry; daughter-in-law Carol Countryman of Mt. Morris; sisters Betty Zimmer of Arcade; Shirley (Edward) Sargeaunt of Sarasota, FL; sisters-in-law Beverly Countryman of Lime Lake; Beverly Richards of Akron; Aloris Richards of Delevan; grandchildren Malena, Salena Ozzimo; Bryan, Evan Countryman along with many special friends, nieces and nephews also survive.

Friends are invited to call from 4 – 8 PM on Wednesday February 16, 2011 at the Eaton-Watson Funeral Home, LLC. 98 North Main St. Perry, New York 14530. Services will be held at the convenience of the family. Interment in Glenwood Cemetery, Perry, NY.

Memorials may be to the Perry Fire Department or to Perry Ambulance. For more information or to sign the online guest registry please visit or call 237-2626. Arrangements completed by Eaton-Watson Funeral Home, LLC. 98 North Main Street Perry, New York 14530.

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