Roy F. Tank III F. Tank III
unknown - December 1, 2011
Roy F. Tank III, 65, of Onondaga Hill, passed away Thursday, Dec. 1, 2011, at home. Born in Syracuse on Dec. 10, 1945, he was the son of Roy Tank Jr. and Marie Clark Tank.
A lifetime resident of the Syracuse area, he was a graduate of West Genesee High School and attended Onondaga Community College. Roy was employed as a machine repairman for New Process Gear for 30 years, retiring in 2002. He was also co-editor of “The Mouse.” He was a former volunteer fireman for Moyers Corners Fire Department and Sentinel Heights Fire Department. He was a member of the Otisco Rod & Gun Club and enjoyed classical cars, Irish music, Scottish culture and discussing politics.
Surviving are his wife of 18 years, the former Sally Machin; daughters and son-in-law, Cory Clark of Chicago, Ill., and Danielle and Matt Peek of Macon, Ga; sons and daughters-in-law, Eric and Lori Tank of Annandale, Virginia, and Roy and Mindy Tank IV of Macon, Georgia; five grandchildren; mother, Marie Tank of Syracuse; brother and sister-in-law, William and Lois Tank of Skaneateles; and nieces and nephews, Trevor, Heather, Sarah and Tim.
Graveside services: 9:30 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 10, at White Chapel Memory Gardens, DeWitt with Rev. Gary Ferner officiating. Arrangements were by the Buranich Funeral Home, Camillus. A “celebration of life” followed at Coleman’s Restaurant on Tipperary Hill. Contributions in memory of Roy may be made to Make A Wish Foundation, 5005 Campuswood Dr., East Syracuse, NY 13057. Please share condolences at buranichfuneralhome.com.