Funeral services for Rev. Stanley C. Vollmer, age 86, of Ogdensburg will be held on Friday, January 17, 2014, at 5:00PM at Frary Funeral Home in Ogdensburg with Rev. Tom Nichols officiating. Calling hours will be held at Frary Funeral Home on 515 Caroline street from 3:00PM until the time of the funeral. Rev. Vollmer will then be taken to Collamer United Church for calling hours on Saturday, January 18, 2014, from 10:00AM to 12:00PM with a service at 12:00PM with Rev. Caroline Simmons officiating. Burial will be in Collamer Cemetery in East Syracuse. Rev. Stanley Vollmer passed away on Tuesday, January 14, 2014, at Claxton Hepburn Medical Center.
Stanley is survived by his wife, Barbara; two daughters, Candice Byerley and her husband, David, of West Virginia and Sherrie Woodard and her husband, Dennis, of Camden, NY; three sons, Thomas Vollmer and his wife, Cynthia, of Penn Yan, NY, Stephen Vollmer of Verona, NY and Paul Vollmer and his wife, Lynne, of North Carolina; a sister in law, Jean Vollmer of Florida; twelve grandchildren and one great grandchild. Stanley was predeceased by one brother, Robert.
Stanley was born on November 10, 1927, in Syracuse, the son of Chester and Mildred Smith Vollmer. He graduated from East Syracuse Highschool and Oswego State University. He first married Joan Oswald on October 3, 1953 at the Collamer United Church in East Syracuse with Rev. Baden Mudge officiating. She predeceased him on September 15, 1984. He then married Barbara Baildon on May 18, 1986 at the First United Methodist Church. He first went to work at the U.S. Post office where he was a rural mail carrier and also was a farmer. He first pastored at the United Methodist Church in Mount Pleasant in Volney, NY. He also pastored in Oswego Center and Southwest Center , Russell, Degrasse, Hermon, Verona and Oriskany Falls, NY. And later retired from Galilee Methodist Church in Morristown in 1989.
He enjoyed gardening and flowers. He also enjoyed spending time with family and friends.
Condolences may be made online at www.fraryfuneralhome.com/obituaries.