Carl Elsbree

Calling Hours

4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Friday, January 13, 2023
Harloff Funeral Home
803 S. Washington St.
East Rochester, New York, United States


10:00 am
Saturday, January 14, 2023
White Haven Memorial Park
210 Marsh Road
Pittsford, New York, United States

Obituary of Carl J Elsbree

It is with great sadness we announce the passing of Carl J. Elsbree, 85, of Webster, NY on 1/7/2023. Carl was born on W. Hickory St. in East Rochester, NY to Paul R. Elsbree and Bethel V. Ashton. He attended the schools of E.R. his entire lifeuntil graduating in 1955. He went on to graduate with an Associates Degree from MCC. Carl lived a full and prosperous life having to provide for himself from an early age. He was a multiple service station owner/operator from the age of 19 until his military duty with the National Guard. He worked 30+ years at Xerox Corporation working his way from the docks doing trick work eventually being promoted to manager in the records department. Carl recieved many accolades and awards during his employment with Xerox to include being asked to be the founding Director of the Xerox Museum originally in Downtown Rochester. Carl was very active in his community as a member of the East Rochester Volunteer Ambulance Corp.(ERVAC) to which he attained the rank of Captain for a few terms. He was truly a self made man through had work and determination. This is how he lived his life. No challenge was too tough when he gave his all. Carl is survived by his children, R. Carla Edgett (Stephen),Todd M. Elsbree (Michelle); his grandchildren, Stephen and Dayna Edgett, John, Rebecca and Melissa Elsbree ; his brother, James (Pam) Elsbree. Vistitation will be at Harloff Funeral Home, 803 S. Washington St., East Rochester, NY. on Friday, January 13, 2023, from 4pm-7pm. Burial with be at White Haven Memorial Park, 210 Marsh Road, Pittsford NY on Saturday January 14th at 10:00 a.m. In lieu of flowers if you choose please consider a donation to the National Space Society, of which Carl was a 40+ year member/enthusiast.
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