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Ralph W. Morningstar

March 16, 1942 ~ July 8, 2017 (age 75)

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Ralph W. Morningstar

“Butch”

Macedon: Butch died on July 8, 2017 at age 75.  He was born on March 16, 1942 in Saxton, PA to the late Ralph and Reba Morningstar.  Predeceased by his brothers, Ozzie and Kenny Morningstar; sister, Janet.  Butch is survived by his wife of 43 years, Esther Morningstar; siblings, Jerry (Darlene) Morningstar and Shelly (Daryl) Foster; sisters-in-law, Mary Yvonne Alampi and Beverly Hook; many nieces and nephews.

Butch was known as “The Great American Picker” and “The Garage Sale King.”  No matter where Butch was traveling, there was always time to stop for a garage sale.  He would often search for a hidden treasure that someone was selling.  Butch will be dearly missed by his family and friends.

All services will be held at the convenience of the family.  Contributions in Butch’s memory may be directed to the American Diabetes Association, 160 Allens Creek Rd., Rochester, NY 14618.  To leave the family an online condolence or to light a candle, please visit www.murphyfuneralservices.com. 


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