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Gene E. Hamelynck

December 8, 1940 ~ June 23, 2019 (age 78)

Gene E. Hamelynck

Newark - Gene E. Hamelynck, 78, passed away suddenly on Sunday, June 23, 2019, at his home.

Family will greet friends Thursday (June 27) from 4 - 7 PM and Friday (June 28) from 9 - 11AM at Norman L. Waterman Funeral Home, Inc., 124 W. Miller St, Newark. Gene's funeral service will be Friday following calling hours at 11 AM. Burial will take place in Newark Cemetery (North Main Street) after the funeral service.

The funeral home proudly flies the Navy flag in honor of Gene's service to our Country.

In memory of Gene, in lieu of flowers, please consider donations to the American Heart Association, 25 Circle Street, Rochester, NY 14607.

Gene was born the son of the late Leo and Beatrice (Ellis) Hamelynck on Sunday, December 8, 1940 in Sodus, NY. Gene joined the Navy and proudly served his country until his retirement after 20 years. He then worked for Parker-Hanfin. Gene was a member of St. Marks Episcopal Church, an active member of the American Legion, VFW and the Palmyra Moose Lodge 1420. Most of all Gene loved spending time with his family and loved and missed his wife Sandra.

Gene will be remembered by his daughter, Candy Tucker; granddaughter, Kayla (Corie) Synder; grandsons, Stephen and Joshua Hamelynck; great-grandchildren Damien, Sean, Jayden and Elijah; sister, Bonnie (CP) Adkins; sisters-in-law Bonnie Hamelynck and Kelly McMillin; brothers-in-law Gary (Sharon) McMillin and Tim (Susan) Edwards; special friends Terry Dishaw and Kasey McGee; many nieces, nephews and cousins

Gene was predeceased by his wife, Sandra; son, Gene Jr.; son-in-law, David Tucker; brother, Gerald Hamelynck.

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