May 29 2020
GENEVA – William Charles Buell, 95, passed away on May 29, 2020 of natural causes (he did not have Covid-19). He was born September 10, 1924 in Canandaigua, NY to Frederick and Margaret Buell and grew up in Bloomfield. He served in the Marine Corps during WWII, then graduated from the NYS Veterinary school at Cornell in 1953 and opened a practice in Palmyra, NY. In 1959, he moved to Geneva and joined Judd Gilmour in partnership. From 1967 until 2011, he owned and operated the Seneca Animal Hospital. Bill was involved in many local groups including Rotary where he was presented with a Paul Harris Fellow, the Boys and Girls Club, Silver Sneakers, YMCA, and Meals on Wheels. He donated to charities throughout his life. Bill was predeceased by his wife of 51 years, Jean Palmer Buell in 2005 and his daughter, Ruth Schaeffer in 2002. He is survived by his three children: Arthur Buell of Turlock, CA, Charles (Elizabeth) Buell of Appleton, ME and Emily (Peter) Kuryla of Gorham; three grandchildren, five step-grandchildren, and three step-great-grandchildren. He is also survived by his friend, Ellen Teneyck of Naples. Due to the coronavirus situation, no service is planned at this time. Donations may be made to the Boys and Girls Club of Geneva, the Geneva Food Pantry, or an animal shelter of your choice. To send flowers or a memorial gift to the family of William Charles Buell please visit our Sympathy Store.
Our most sincere sympathies to the family and friends of William Charles Buell May 29 2020.
Death notice for the town of: Geneva, state: New York