We are deeply sorry for your loss - the staff at Macedon Chapel
Roger L. Grandy
Palmyra – After a long illness, Roger passed away on Monday, September 12, 2022 at age 69. He was predeceased by his parents, William and Margaret.
Roger is survived by his wife of 49 years, Kathy Grandy; children, Leanne (Christopher) Pisula and Ian Grandy; grandson, Cody Grandy; several nieces and nephews.
Roger attended Palmyra Macedon school district. He retired from Waste Management after 34 years. Roger was a hard-working truck driver, who loved his family, friends, and his dog, Gus. He spent many years riding his Harley Davidson, playing drums in a rock band, being an avid Raiders fan and drinking Coors Light.
Roger had an amazing sense of humor and loved telling jokes. He made many family members and friends laugh. Roger was a happy man, who was well loved and will be missed by so many.
Family and friends may gather for Roger’s memorial service on Tuesday (September 20), 11 AM at Murphy Funeral & Cremation Chapels, 1040 Rte. 31, Macedon, NY 14502. Roger will privately be laid to rest in Palmyra Village Cemetery.
Contributions in memory of Roger may be directed to St. Jude’s Hospital, www.stjude.org or Wounded Warriors in Action, wwiaf.org. Please leave the family an online condolence by visiting Roger’s tribute page, www.murphyfuneralservices.com.
St. Jude Children's Research Hospital
501 St. Jude Place, Memphis TN 38105
WWIAF (Wounded Warriors In Action Foundation)
6516 Dolphin Cove Drive, Apollo Beach FL 33572
Please make checks payable to WWIAF. Reference the individual, the donation is in memory of, in the memo section of your check. This organization has local ties to the Reisdorf family of Macedon, NY who hold a retreat for 4 purple heart recipients and a guest (spouse, friend, significant other, etc.) each fall at their farm/camp on Johnson Road, on the southern end of Palmyra. Wounded Warrior in Action NY Upland Bird Hunt and Couples Retreat is the official name of the event. Activities include a bird hunt, or spa treatment, winery tours, as example for those who do not wish to participate in the hunt. Lifelong relationships seem to be established between the Reisdorf family, local sponsors, and those who participate as guests. Thank you to our veterans.