Online Obituary for John Henry Folckemer

Name: John Henry Folckemer
Date of Birth: Dec 20, 1962
Date Deceased: Apr 20, 2018
Hometown: Prattsburgh
State N.Y.
Age: 55 Years
Service Date: Apr 25, 2018
Service Time: 4 p.m.
Services Location: Avoca Funeral Home
John Henry Folckemer



PRATTSBURGH – John Henry Folckemer, 55, passed away Friday (April 20, 2018) at Rochester Unity Hospital. He was born in Bath, New York of December 20, 1962, the son of the late Harry Folckemer and still surviving, Ludmilla Rutherford.

John was a master craftsman and brilliant cabinet maker for 40 years. He loved to cook and was an outstanding chef. He was an avid hunter and fisherman; motorcycle rider and loved camping. John fulfilled his dream of cross country camping in a vintage camper that was built in 1960 and which he totally refurbished by himself. He had a great sense of humor – telling the best ever jokes. He loved his children and friends more than anything in the world. John was immensely proud of his children.

He was predeceased by his sister, Harryetta Parrish and ex-wife, Kim Marie. He is survived by his children, daughter, Tina (Casper) Kramer and son, John Folckemer; sister, Angelika (Scott) McDonald, sister, Sonya May, brother, Harry (Janette) Folckemer, sister, Jeanette (Dale) Martin, sister, Mary (Jeff) Gilbert; grandson, Jullian and granddaughter, Kinsley. Also, his pride and joy and loving companion, his Yorkshire terrier, Mr. Gizmo.

The Avoca Funeral Home is honored to serve the family of John Henry Folckemer.

There will be no calling hours. A funeral service will be held in his memory at 4 p.m. Wednesday (April 25, 2018) at the Avoca Funeral Home, 22 N. Main St., Avoca.

In lieu of flowers, please send a donation to Yorkies Inc. Placement Service at 80 Theresa Street, Taunto, MA 02780 or or 508-822-6004.

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