Kenneth A. Stanzel

Kenneth A. Stanzel - Perry, NY - Rochester Cremation

Kenneth A. Stanzel, age 65, died Saturday, August 29, 2020 at Suzanne’s Comfort Care Home in Perry, NY where he lived with his wife, Linda, the last month of his life. Linda, his sister, Pam and his nephew, David were by his side when he passed away peacefully. Ken courageously battled Stage 4 bladder cancer for the past 4 years.

Ken was born and raised in Rochester, NY on June 26, 1955 to Walter and Dorothy (Baker) Stanzel.

He graduated from Madison High School in 1973 and attended Monroe Community College. He met the former Linda Burdge on March 1, 1975 and they were married September 25, 1976. They were together a total of 45 years until Ken’s death.

Ken was predeceased by his parents. He is survived by his wife, Linda of Rochester, NY; his brother, Lynn Stanzel and his sister, Pam (Peter) Elder, both from Webster, NY. He also had many nieces, nephews and grandnieces and grandnephews, along with many dear friends who supported him through the long battle with cancer.

Ken worked for Wegmans for over 30 years as front-end coordinator at many stores over his career.

There will be no calling hours. A memorial service will be held at White Haven Memorial Park on Marsh Road in Pittsford on Thursday, September 3 at 11 AM. Service will be graveside at the Nature Trail in the back. A processional will be formed at the front gate at 10:30 for guidance to the gravesite. Because of Covid-19 concerns, you can stand for the service or bring your own folding chair for comfort.

In lieu of flowers, donations in Ken’s memory may be made to Suzanne’s Comfort Care Home, 167 Main St. N. in Perry, NY 14530 or at their website  The volunteers took loving care of Ken and his wife during their stay. The family would also like to thank the Wilmot Cancer Center at Strong Hospital, Monroe County Hospice Care and Wyoming County Hospice Care for all their support.

7 Condolences

  1. Marta and Steve Vultaggio on September 1, 2020 at 4:21 pm

    Our sincere condolences to Linda and her family, and to Ken’s family at this difficult time.

  2. Deborah Clough-Gitchell on September 1, 2020 at 10:47 pm

    I am so very sorry for your loss.

  3. Sandra Moroz on September 2, 2020 at 10:19 am

    Linda iam so sorry for your loss it was a pleasuer takeing care of Ken and getting to know you .My deepest symapathy gooes out to Linda and Kens family .May God Bless.

  4. Carol Young on September 2, 2020 at 10:59 am

    Linda I am so sorry to hear of your loss.

    My deepest sympathy to you and Ken’s family members

  5. Aunt Betty Calder and Barbara Moseley on September 2, 2020 at 5:42 pm

    Mom and I are very sorry for your loss. Praying for you all. God Bless you during this difficult time.

  6. Joyce Danno on September 3, 2020 at 10:11 am

    My heart and prayers have been with you throughout Ken’s journey. He fought a courageous battle and is now in the loving arms of his Savior, Jesus Christ.
    My condolences to you and Ken’s family as I continue to pray your hearts will be comforted.
    Joyce Danno

  7. Les & Laurie Reynolds on September 4, 2020 at 1:44 pm

    Dear Pam and family,
    Les and I are very sorry about your brother’s departure from this world. We are very happy to hear he is in Heaven free of the pain and suffering he went through for so long. Praying for comfort and God’s Peace for you and all his family at this time7

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