Rochester - Passed away on October 8, 2020 at age 86. He was predeceased by his wife, Sandra K. French; siblings, Robert French and Roberta Hildreth. He is survived by his sons, John R. (Janet) French, Kevin (Debbie) French, Michael French; grandchildren, Shauna, Jodi, Jennifer, Jacqueline, Jo-Lynn, Jillian, Tyler (Liz), Amber, Miranda, Abigail, Matthew; he was affectionately know as GiGi to his beloved great-grandchildren; sisters, Karen (Paul) Gotcsik, Jeanette (Terry) O'Reilly; many nieces, nephews and dear friends.
John spent his life in the service of others; as a proud Air Force Veteran serving during the Korean War and as a Firefighter with the Rochester Fire Department. His most cherished moments were spent with his children, grandchildren, great-grandchildren and his family.
Family and friends are invited to call on Saturday, October 17th from 11AM - 1PM in the All Seasons Chapel of White Haven Memorial Park, 210 Marsh Road, Pittsford, where a Graveside Service will be held at 1:30PM. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital or the Golisano Children's Hospital. To leave a message of condolence, please visit: