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John Robert Freebern

January 12, 1940 October 6, 2019
John Robert Freebern
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John Freebern, 79, of Camillus, passed away Sunday at University Hospital surrounded by his loving family. He graduated from SUNY Cobleskill, University of Georgia and Michigan State University. John was employed with Cornell Cooperative Extension as a 4-H extension agent for over 30 years, retiring in 1995. He also served as an instructor and volunteer with the American Red Cross. John was an active member of St. John’s Episcopal Church in Marcellus.

Surviving are his loving wife of 57 years, Nancy; sons, Ken (Jennifer) Freebern of Maryland and Steve (Jenny) Freebern of New York; brothers, George (Pat) Freebern of Florida and David Freebern of South Carolina; and grandchildren, Ellen, Brian and Brittney.

Services will be private. John will be laid to rest in Maplewood Cemetery, Camillus.

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to St. John’s Episcopal Church, 15 Orange St., Marcellus, NY 13108.

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Maplewood Cemetery Final Resting Place

139 Maple Dr.

139 Maple Dr. CAMILLUS 13031 NY
United States

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