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John P. Wilcox, State Police investigator <br> Jan. 11, 1938 -- March 12, 2006

Services for John P. "Jack" Wilcox, a retired State Police investigator, will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday in H.E. Turner
Funeral Home, 403 E. Main St. Burial will be in Reed Cemetery, Oakfield.

He died at home Sunday after a brief illness. He was 68.

A U.S. Army veteran, Mr. Wilcox served with the State Police, retiring as an investigator. He later was a special deputy with the Genesee County Sheriff's Department.

An expert in fingerprint and handwriting analysis, he was often called to testify in trials. He also directed the county's Civil Defense Unit. After retiring, he began Genesee Locksmiths of Batavia.

Survivors include his wife of 35 years, Leaburn Marrs Wilcox; five sons, John P. Jr. and James, both of Batavia, Shawn of Grand Cayman, British West Indies, Michael Assenato of Louisville, Ky., and Mark Assenato of Rochester; two daughters, Mary Yatteau and Paula Cipro, both of Rochester; and 15 grandchildren.

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