Stephen J. Korndoerfer – August 26, 2014


Lakeville: August 26, 2014 at home at age 63 years. Survived by his wife of 40 years Charlene Korndoerfer. Children; S. Kyle (Mary) Korndoerfer of Henrietta and Shareen (Donald Graham) Korndoerfer of Fairport. Grandchildren Ainsley & Tyler Korndoerfer. Brothers; Paul (Molly) Korndoerfer of Lakeville and Kenneth Korndoerfer of NC. Aunt Sue Fischer of Rochester, mother-in-law Donelda Gary of Victor, brothers-in-law James (Kathy) Gary and Frederick (Nancy) Gary both of Farmington. Sister-in-law Juanita (Eric Ingraham) Kelly of NC. Several nieces & nephews, great nieces & nephews, great-great niece, and many friends. Special thank you to his cousin Joyce Larson of Groveland and hospice nurse Joanne McKeown.

Steve was born on November 8, 1950 in Rochester, NY to parents Harry and Marjorie (Fischer) Korndoerfer. He attended St. Boniface Grammer School, Livonia Central School Class of 1970, and also RIT. He was an avid bowler, past secretary for the Livingston Merchants, a 45 year member of the Lakeville Fire Department and Exempt Club, and past assistant Boy Scout Leader of Troop 174. He loved the outdoors, hiking, backpacking, and the water. He was a pyrotechnician for Young Explosives for over 25 years. He was a 40 year employee of SPX Corporation (the former Lightnin Corporation) in Rochester, NY. Steve was a devoted and loving husband, father, and grandfather.

Friends may call on Friday from 5-8pm at the Kevin W. Dougherty Funeral Home Inc., 21 Big Tree St., Rte 15 & 20A, Livonia. Funeral Mass Saturday at 10:30am at St. Matthew Church, 6591 Richmond Mills Road, Rte 20A, Livonia. Burial St. Michael’s Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Wilmot Cancer Center, 601 Elmwood Ave, Rochester, NY 14642 or the Livingston County Hospice, 2 Murray Hill Dr., Mt. Morris, NY 14510. To send a condolence and for further information please visit:


25 thoughts on “Stephen J. Korndoerfer – August 26, 2014

  1. I am sorry to hear about Steve; we were in High School together. He was a great guy then and glad to hear he had a wonderful marriage and family. The Lord will ease your grief with time; treasure the time you had with him.

  2. I just wish to let you all know I can understand what you all are going thru at this time and say I am so deeply sorry. love to you all.Carolyn

  3. Char,
    So sorry to hear of your loss. My prayers are with you and your family during this difficult time.

  4. Aunt Char and family,
    You all are in my prayers. Uncle Steve was a very kind, wonderful man, I’m thinking of you guys.

  5. Char,
    Please know that you and your family are in our thoughts during this difficult time.
    Michele & Lew

  6. Char and Family,
    So very saddened and sorry for your loss. There are no words that could ever lessen the pain. I will keep you and your family in my prayers. God Bless you and your family.

  7. Char and family,
    I am so very sorry for your loss. I have been recalling many fond memories of the family get-togethers over the years! My thoughts and prayers are with you and the family at this difficult time. Love, Karen

  8. Char and family,
    So very sorry to hear of Steve’s passing. I wish I had words to lessen the pain or make it all right. Just know my heart aches for you and, I am praying for strength for the days ahead. Hugs, my friend.

  9. Char and family – I am very sorry to hear of your loss. My heart goes out to you and everyone. You are all in my thoughts and prayers. Love, Debbie and Craig.

  10. Char, Kyle and Shareen and extended family,
    I was so sorry to hear about Steve’s passing. I have fond memories of our youth and from watching our children grow.
    He will be missed by many.

  11. Char & Family-I just heard about Steve from Mom after her return from visiting last weekend. There are no words that help lesson the loss of a spouse or any loved one and I am truly saddened at this time for all of you. I will be praying for God to comfort and hold you close through this hard time in your life. Know that we are all thinking of you and love you always.
    I will always remember him as a very nice loving man.

  12. Char and family,
    I’m so very sorry to hear of your loss.My prayers are with you.

  13. Charlene , I am so sorry for your loss. My prayers are with you and your family. God Bless you all

  14. Char & family God Bless you all – my prayers have been with all of you. Was so glad to have seen you both at the baseball game. Your patience, love and gentle touches were such a ray of sunshine surrounding you. You both have been such a grand couple – embrace those memories. Hugs & prayers to all of you.

  15. Kyle, Mary and family thinking of you during this time. We are with you. Sharon and Jenn

  16. Char and family, you have been in my thoughts often this past week. Sending condolences.

  17. Char and family, I was saddened to hear the news about Steve’s passing. Cling to the memories during this difficult time. Be assured your family and friends will be there to help get through the days ahead. You are in my thoughts and prayers.

  18. Char and family- Hold tight to the memories you have. They will surround you during your time of grief. God Bless you all.

  19. Dear Char and family,
    May the presence of God, family, friends, and your faith give you strength and support during these difficult days to come. If I can help you in any way, please do not hesitate to call me.
    Love, blessings and prayers,

  20. Char and family,
    I’m so very saddened to read news of your husband’s (father’s) passing. Thinking of you.
    Nihal Burak

  21. Char and Family, I’m so very Sorry for the loss of your Loved One. He will be greatly missed.

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