John E. Traver, 69

Dateline: Granville
Obit: John E. Traver

John E. Traver, 69, a resident of Evertt’s Heights Way, teacher and coach, died Friday, September 26, 2008 at Glens Falls Hospital.

Born December 23, 1938 in Saratoga Springs, he was the son of the late Clarence and Dorothy McCassie Traver.

John was a graduate of Saratoga Springs High School and SUNY at Cortland.

He was a loving and caring parent and husband, was a leader by example, was organized, prepared and insightful, and had a terrific sense of humor.

He was a participant in and a fan of many sports, but basketball was his passion. He was an avid golfer, cyclist, and swimmer.

Mr. Traver always liked a challenge and never compromised his values. He was a teacher to students, athletes, and most importantly to his children and grandchildren.

Survivors include his wife, Marcia Hammond Traver of Granville; his children, Tony (Karl) Traver of Williamsburg, VA, Andrea (Ed) Johnson of Easton, Micheal (Andriana) Traver of Lakewood Ranch, FL, Rick (Joani) Traver of Melbourne, FL, Tom (Shannon) Traver of Greenwich, and Mark (Caitlin) Traver of NY, NY; 1 sister, Diana (Dick) Senecal of Springhill, FL; 14 grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.

Friends may call from 4 to 8 p.m. Monday, September 29, 2008 at the Bottskill Baptist Church in Greenwich.

A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday, September 30, 2008 at the Peniel Presbyterian Church, Quaker St., Granville with Rev. Jerry McKinney, officiating.

In lieu of flowers, a John Traver Scholarship will be established. Donations can be sent to Glens Falls National Bank in Greenwich, c/o Dan Flynn.

Arrangements are under the direction of Flynn Bros. Inc. Funeral Home, 80 Main St., Greenwich. Online remembrances can be made at www.flynnbrosinc.com

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