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Rudolph L. "Rudy" DeMarco. Sr.

Newark—Rudy DeMarco, 87, died Friday (February 10, 2017) at the Wayne County Nursing Home.

Family and friends are invited to a Mass of Christian Burial celebrated at 10 AM on Saturday (March 4th) at St. Felix Catholic Church, 12 Hibbard Street, Clifton Springs. Burial will be inNewark Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to St Judes Children's Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 39105 or St. Peter's Parish 12 Hibbard St., Clifton Springs, NY 14432.

Rudy was born on September 16, 1929 in Newark, the son of the late Anunzio and Margaret DeMarco. He served in the US Army during the Korean Conflict, being s tationed in Korea for a year. After returning home, Rudy spent a couple years learning the trade of barbering in Canandaigua and soon opened his own barbershop in Newark. His son joined him in the business but Rudy continued to cut hair well into his seventies. In his retirement, Rudy enjoyed helping his wife Lillian with her craft business. He was a communicant of St. Michael Church in Newark; a member of the August Mauer Post, American Legion, Arcadia Memorial Post VFW, the Newark Council, Knights of Columbus, Newark Elks Lodge. Rudy loved doing things with his family and having a friendly game of cards at the Elk's Club.

He is survived his children Tina (Jace Hetherley)Peters of Newark, Diana (Richard) Rainaldi, of Penfield, Rudy Jr. (Michelle) of Newark; seven grandchildren; six great grandchildren; several nieces and nephews. Rudy was predeceased by his wife Lillian in 2015, two sisters Charlotte Altman and Mary Jane DeRidder