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Joseph Michael Scrooby, Jr.

April 14, 1939 ~ July 11, 2017 (age 78)

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Joseph Michael Scrooby, Jr.  "Joe"

Macedon: Passed away of cancer with his family around him, on Tuesday, July 11, 2017 at the age of 78.  Joe was a 1957 graduate of Marion Central, in Marion, NY and went on to serve our country through the United States Marine Corps from 1957-1962 where he received the Good Conduct Medal, the National Defense Service Medal and the Armed Forces Expeditionary Medal (Lebanon).  Upon his return, he went to work as a tool & die maker with Kodak until his retirement in 1992.  He went on to work for Hauser, Parlec and WalMart all of Macedon, NY.  

Joe is predeceased by his parents Lottie Eleanor Urbanik Scrooby and Joseph Michael Scrooby, Sr.; brother, Gary Scrooby; brothers-in-law Tom Smith, Tom Gardner and Billy Gardner.

He is survived by his loving wife of 47 years, Rebecca Weeks Lonneville Scrooby; sons Gregory (Mary Beth) Scrooby and Timothy Scrooby; daughter Lori (Mike Butler) Scrooby Lavoie; siblings, Richard Scrooby, Fred (Maureen) Scrooby, Tom (Sue) Scrooby, Terry (Roxanne) Scrooby, Diane Smith and Michael (Kim) Scrooby; grandchildren, Molly Scrooby, Deanna Scrooby, Shane Scrooby, Zachary Joseph (Kayla) Smith and Hunter Lavoie; several nieces, nephews, cousins, cousins-in-law and brother-in-law Jim (Susie) Weeks; all of whom loved Joe and Joe loved all of them.

Friends and family are invited for a time of visitation on, Friday, July 14, 2017 from 4-7PM with a brief military service to be held at 7PM, at the Murphy Funeral & Cremation Chapel, 1040 State Route 31, Macedon, NY 14502.  Memorials may be directed to Lollypop Farm or to Juvenile Diabetes Research Fund.  To leave a condolence, light a candle, or upload a photo, please go to  

A special thanks to all the nurses and doctors at FF Thompson Hospital in Canandaigua, NY for keeping Joe out of pain.

Charitable donations may be made to:

Humane Society at Lollypop Farm
99 Victor Rd., Fairport, NY 14450,

Juvenile Diabetes Research Fund JDRF
1200 Scottsville Road, Rochester NY 14624
Tel: 1-585-546-1390

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