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Eric Edward Stephany


Lima, NY:  Eric Edward Stephany, age 63, died on Wednesday, March 7th, 2018, at his home in Lima, NY. He was born in Rochester, NY on July 25th, 1954, to his parents Edward and Frances Stephany.  He grew up as an adventurous boy finding a variety of passions in his life through music, motor vehicles, bicycling, and baseball.

On October 24th of 1980 he married his beloved wife Karen, with whom he fathered his two children in ’94 and ‘95.  He was a profoundly proud father, who found great joy in his life through the years of raising his children.

He is preceded by his father, Ed Stephany; eldest sister, Maureen; and is survived by his son, Elliott Stephany; daughter, Elizabeth Stephany; first wife, Karen Stephany; mother, Fran (Post) Stephany; sister, Mary Ann; and his life-long best friend, Larry Castellano.

A wise, generous man, Eric was always willing to spread his knowledge to those who cared to listen.

Those who knew him best are well aware of the unique and one of a kind man that he was; and for that he was held exceptionally close to their hearts. It is there that his memory will remain as time moves forward.

Family, friends, and others are welcome to join us for a celebration of life on Thursday, March 15, 2018 from 5:00-7:30 PM at the Lamberton Conservatory in Highland Park located on 180 Reservoir Ave., Rochester, NY 14620.

The family suggests any memorial contributions be mailed to 7272 W Main St., Lima, NY 14485.

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  • Karen, Elliott, Elizabeth, May God Bless You in this time of sorrow. May the many memories of Eric remain in your heart forever. My Sincere Sympathy to you. Love, Aunt Helen. ❤️❤️❤️ And 🙏🙏🙏

    - Helen Munshower
  • Sorry to hear about Eric, He was indeed one of a kind. I wish I had heard about it sooner

    - Jim Noll

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