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Robert A. Crnkovich

By LaVern Falcone

Byron ~ Robert A. Crnkovich, age 81, of Byron-Holley Road, passed away at home Saturday morning (January 17, 2015).


He was born in Batavia, a son of the late Frank and Anna Lubonavich Crnkovich.

     Mr. Crnkovich was a well known farmer and politician in the Byron community.  He served as the Byron Town Supervisor and also as Byron Town Justice for 26 years.  He also drove school bus part-time for Byron-Bergen, Wheatland-Chili and Notre Dame Schools.

     He is survived by his children, Mark (Lisa) Crnkovich of Elba, Kris Crnkovich of Byron and Todd Crnkovich of Byron; his granddaughters, Carly and Ashley; brothers, Joseph Crnkovich of LeRoy and Richard (Donna) Crnkovich of LeRoy, sister, Marian McGrath of LeRoy, along with many nieces and nephews.

     He was predeceased by his wife, Shirley in 2000, his sister-in-law, Carol Crnkovich and brother-in-law, James "Pat" McGrath.

     Family and friends may attend his funeral service on Wednesday at 11:00 AM at the Falcone Family Funeral & Cremation Service Inc., 8700 Lake Road (Rt. 19), LeRoy.  Interment in St. Francis Cemetery will be at the convenience of the family.

     Memorials are suggested to either Our Lady of Mercy Parish or Notre Dame High School.

     Your memories and condolences may be shared with Mr. Crnkovich's family at

     Mr. Crnkovich and his family are being cared for by the Falcone Family Funeral & Cremation Service Inc.  585-768-2400

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