Ernest J. Burger, 72, died Friday (Nov. 22, 2002) in Highland Hospital, Rochester, after a long illness.
Born in Pike, he was last employed by Hardy's Agway in Gainesville, retiring in 1983.
He enjoyed nature and taking care of his yard.
His wife, the former Carrie Simmons, died in 1988.
Survivors include five sons, William Simmons of Castile, Kevin of Perry, Edward of Port Charlotte, Fla., and Kenneth and Lester, both of Dansville; a daughter, Elizabeth of Dansville; 10 grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.
Services will be held at 1 p.m. Monday in Harmon-Watson Funeral Home, 35 N. Main St., Castile. Burial will be in Elmwood Cemetery, Pike.