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Donald R. Read Jr.

July 26, 1971 — June 16, 2024

Donald R. Read Jr.

Donald R. Read Jr., 52, of Byron, passed away on Sunday, June 16th, 2024 at Strong Memorial Hospital following a brief illness.

He was born in Brockport, New York on July 26th, 1971 a son of the late Donald R. Read, Sr. and Sharon Passarell Cooper.

Donny was a dedicated mason by trade, working for BAC Local 3 in Rochester. He took great pride in his work and was known for his craftsmanship. In his free time, he loved motorcycle riding and spending time with his beloved dogs, who brought him great comfort. He will be deeply missed by all who knew and loved him.

He is survived by his loving wife, Molly A. Read, his children, Coty Read and Jenna (Christopher Merica, Sr.) Read, step-children Todne (Robert) Csapo and Sean Crowe, grandchildren, Addie Read, Maci Stone, Liliana Merica, Delilah Merica, Christopher Merica, Jr., and step-grandson, Rhett Csapo. He is also survived by his brother, Brian (Michelle) Read, sister, Kim (Bryan) Flaherty, step-brother, Samuel (Tracy) Cooper, Jr., step-sister, Kimberly Truax, step-father Samuel Cooper, Sr., and many nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles, and cousins.

A Celebration of Life will be held at the Byron Fire Hall in Byron, New York on Sunday, June 23rd, 2024 from 1:00 pm to 5:00 pm. Please consider memorials in his name to the Byron Fire Department, P.O. Box 210, Byron, New York 14422.
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