Raymond W. Scroger
Raymond W. Scroger, 63 of Alexander passed away on December 12, 2013 at Strong Memorial Hospital in Rochester. He was born January 4, 1950 in Batavia to the late Ralph (Leora Fuller) Scroger. Ray was retired from Keeler Construction Company of Albion where he held several positions, most recently Low Boy Equipment Operator and formerly Foreman. Ray’s greatest love was spending time with his family and friends; along with hunting, competition archery, enjoying nature and the outdoors. Ray twice won the New York State Archery Championship as well as many regional and local archery competitions. He is preceded in death by sisters Sharon Oliver and Mary Louise Scroger; brother Ralph Scroger Jr.
Ray is survived by his beloved wife Paula (West) Scroger of Alexander; children Kimberly Statt of Rochester; Kristi (Sean Emerton) Scroger of Blue Hill, ME; Jeffrey (Janice) Cifelli of LeRoy; Scott (Melanie) Cifelli of Pavilion; Kevin (Amy) Cifelli of Medina; 12 grandchildren; sisters Linda (Douglas) Bentley; Lisa (Robert) Church; brothers Richard (Lita), Gary (Vicki), Dale (Judy), Earl, John (Diane) Scroger; brother-in-law David Oliver; along with several nieces, nephews, and many special friends.
Friends may call on Tuesday December 17, 2013 from 9:30 to 11:30 AM at the First United Methodist Church 8221 Lewiston Rd. Batavia, NY 14020. Funeral Services will be held immediately following calling hours, 11:30 AM at the church. He will be laid to rest in the Alabama Cemetery, Alabama, NY.
In lieu of flowers memorials are suggested to First United Methodist Church 8221 Lewiston Rd. Batavia, NY 14020 or to the WNY Chapter Juvenile Diabetes Foundation 331 Alberta Dr. Suite 106, Amherst, NY 14226 or [email protected]. For more information please call 343-8260 or to sign the online guest registry go to www.gilmartinfuneralhome.com. Arrangements completed by Gilmartin Funeral Home & Cremation Company, Inc. 329-333 West Main Street Batavia, New York 14020.