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Obituary for Richard L. Kidder

Seneca Falls – Richard L. Kidder, 77, of Black Brook Road, Seneca Falls, NY, passed away Friday, (April 5, 2019) at his home.

In keeping with Richard’s wishes, there will be no prior calling hours. Burial will be in Furnaceville Cemetery, Ontario, NY. at the convenience of the family. Contributions may be made, in his name, to The American Diabetes Association at 6390 Fly Road, Suite #2, East Syracuse, NY 13057.

Richard was born in Naples, NY on August 3, 1941 to the parents of Lynn and Viola (Cooper) Kidder. He was a 1961 graduate of Palmyra High School. He and his wife, Frances (Anita Danner) Kidder, relocated from Ontario, NY to Seneca Falls in 1972. Richard was a builder and estimator of many construction sites. He worked in New York, North and South Carolina and Virginia. He was a former member of The Union Hill Fire Department, Union Hill, NY. He had a pilot license, and loved to fly. Richard collected toy trains and enjoyed fishing. His passion was working as a carpenter.

Richard is survived by:
His wife of 58 years, Frances (Anita) Kidder, Seneca Falls, NY
2 Sons – Richard (Connie) Kidder, Hilton, NY
James Kidder, Frewburg, NY
3 – Daughters – Robbin (John) Lindsay, Liverpool, NY
Lisa (Doug) Goodman, Oakfield, NY
Francine (John) Kidder-Mcelhenny, Sabastian, FLa
15 Grandchildren
26 Great Grandchildren

Richard was predeceased by his parents.

Arrangements are under the direction of Doran Funeral Home, Seneca Falls, NY
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