John Gurdon Brewster
April 11, 1937 - April 07, 2017

Brewster, Rev. John Gurdon

The Reverend John Gurdon Brewster passed away at Chemung County Nursing Facility on Friday, April 7, 2017 at the age of 79. Gurdon is survived by his wife of 54 years, Martha Brewster; four children, Ann Brewster, Mary (Kenneth) Campbell, David (Rachael) Brewster, and Sarah (Gil Bernardino) Brewster; seven grandchildren, Elisabeth and Julia Rosoff, Shannan and Kristyn Campbell, and John, Gabriel, and Grace Brewster; and a brother, Carroll W. Brewster. He was preceded in death by his parents, Carroll H. and Blandina (Worcester) Brewster. Burial will be held privately in Greensprings Natural Cemetery. A Funeral Service will be announced at a later date. The family asks those that would like to make a contribution in Gurdon's name to kindly consider The Church of Epiphany, PO Box 459, Trumansburg, NY 14886 or the Episcopal Church at Cornell, G-3 Anabel Taylor Hall Cornell University Ithaca, NY 14853 or the Finger Lakes Land Trust, 202 East Court Street, Ithaca, NY 14850.

For additional information, please contact Ness-Sibley Funeral Home at 607-387-8151 or visit www.ness-sibley.com.





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