Robert Howard “Babe” Polmanteer

April 2, 2021
Robert Howard Babe Polmanteer
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Canandaigua- Robert Howard “Babe” Polmanteer, age 85, passed away Friday (April 2, 2021) at his home.

Services will be private. Burial will be in Gorham Cemetery.

Memorial contributions in Babe’s memory can be made to Marcus Whitman Central School, c/o Varsity Club, 4100 Baldwin Road, Rushville, NY 14544.

Babe was born on February 28, 1936 to the late Howard and Dicie (Burgess) Polmanteer. He was a graduate of Gorham Central School. Babe was very active in High School sports and is in the Marcus Whitman Hall of Fame. He was an avid bowler, often able to bowl 300 games. Babe enjoyed hunting, fishing and the Boston Red Socks. He is retired from the International Paper Company in Geneva. Babe was a talented caricature artist.

He is survived by his 5 children, Linda (Scott) Fonda, Robert “David” Polmanteer, Amy DeLong, Carol Ann Polmanteer and Laurie Polmanteer; several grandchildren and great-grandchildren; 1 great-great-grandchild; and his loving friend, Jan.

Babe was predeceased by his parents.

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