William Hibbard

William F. Hibbard

Wednesday, January 25th, 1933 - Tuesday, February 5th, 2019
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GENEVA- William F. Hibbard, age 86, of Geneva passed away on Tuesday February 5, 2019 at Geneva General Hospital.

Family and friends may call from 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. on Sunday (Feb.10) at the McGuigan & Bero Funeral Home 45 High St. Geneva. Funeral services will be held on Monday (Feb. 11) at 9:30 a.m. at the funeral home. The Rev. Thomas P. Mull will officiate. Burial will be in St. Patrick’s Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to American Cancer Society or the American Heart Association.

Bill was born on January 25, 1933 in Seneca Falls the son of the late Carl and Dorothy White Hibbard. He graduated from Mynderse Academy and served in the US Air Force from 1951 to 1955. Bill retired after many years as a Custodian with the Geneva City School District.

He was a member of the Kirk-Casey post 366 American Legion, St. Stephen’s Church, volunteer at McDonough Ball Park and was a volunteer for many years at Geneva General Hospital where he was known as the “Candy Man”.

Bill is survived by his daughter, Laura Taylor of Rockwall, TX; grandchildren, Spencer Joseph Taylor, Eric Christian Taylor and Katerina Hope “Katya” Taylor; sisters, Doris Steen of Geneva, Georgianna Hibbard of Seneca Falls; brother, Carl (Marilyn) Hibbard of Shreveport, LA; several nieces & nephews, grandnieces & grandnephews and many friends.

He was predeceased by his parents; wife, Mary E. Hibbard; sons, John Hibbard and Raymond Hibbard; brothers, Lee Hibbard and Gerald Hibbard.

2 Timothy 4:7- I have fought the good fight, I have finished the race, I have kept the faith.
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  • Visitation

    Sunday, February 10th, 2019 | 2:00pm - 4:00pm
    Sunday, February 10th, 2019 2:00pm - 4:00pm
    McGuigan & Bero Funeral Home
    45 High Street
    GENEVA, NY 14456
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  • Service

    Monday, February 11th, 2019 | 9:30am
    Monday, February 11th, 2019 9:30am
    McGuigan & Bero Funeral Home
    45 High Street
    GENEVA, NY 14456
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
    Rev. Thomas P. Mull
  • Interment

    St. Patrick's Cemetery
    192 East North St.
    GENEVA, NY 14456
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Posted at 04:16pm
Please accept our most heartfelt sympathies for your loss. Our thoughts are with you and your family during this difficult time.
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Shirley Ormsbee

Posted at 09:44am
I will never forget his smiling face and candy whenever you saw him at the hospital. He was a wonderful man and my prayers and sympathy to his family.

Posted at 08:58am
Met Bill when I worked at Wegmans. Wonderful man. Always stopped to say hello..

Rick and Dawn

Posted at 12:09pm
Dear Laura,
We are so sorry for the loss of your Dad. We are praying for you.
Rick and Dawn

Kassandra Winnek Potter

Posted at 07:30am
I'm so sorry Laura. Uncle Bill was such a wonderful man. I always loved seeing him at school. If you need anything please let me know. Love you cuz

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