Ronald Featherly
Ronald Featherly
Ronald Featherly
Ronald Featherly
Ronald Featherly
Ronald Featherly
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Obituary of Ronald Featherly




Phelps, Ronald L. Featherly Sr. age 90, died on Monday August 28, 2017 at his home surrounded by his family.


Friends may call on Thursday (Aug. 31) from 4-7pm at the Cheney Funeral Home 70 Main Street Phelps. Graveside services will be held on Friday (Sept 1) at St. Francis Cemetery in Phelps at 10am. A private mass will celebrated with Bishop Giles , Order of St. Francis of Assisi in Rochester.


It is requested that memorial donations be made to Order of St. Francis of Assisi 3376 Mount Read Blvd. Rochester NY 14616


Mr. Featherly was born on October 9, 1926 in East Syracuse, the son of the late Chester and Julia Hale Featherly. He was a member of Order of St. Francis of Assisi Church in Rochester. Mr. Featherly was a Navy veteran of WWII serving on the USS Foss. He retired after 42 years from General Electric in Auburn where he was the production supervisor. He enjoyed all sports but his true passion was baseball. Raised in East Syracuse, the entire family would meet every year at the State Fair as a family reunion. He had a great sense of humor and loved his Coca-Cola. Mr. Featherly had a green thumb and loved gardening and could grow anything.       


He is survived by his loving wife of 57 years Barbara Featherly

Children Donald (Cheryl) Featherly of Athens, GA

Ronald (Lori) Featherly Jr. of Clifton Springs

Terry (Diana) Featherly of Phelps

Cheri (Scott) Kloepfel of Clifton Springs

Linda (Chuck Parker) McCullough of Phelps

Lisa Marie Featherly of Phelps

Joanie Miller of Phelps

15 grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren

3 sisters Mary (Hank) Butler of Syracuse

Carol (Dick) Gilkey of Syracuse

Linda Margenski of Port Byron

many nieces and nephews

He was predeceased by 2 sisters and 4 brothers