Obituaries

Dana L. Freeman

March 8, 1955 - June 22, 2020

Age 65, of Silver Springs, NY, passed away unexpectedly on June 22, 2020.

He was born March 8, 1955 in Warsaw, NY son of the late Bernie and Thelma Bowles Freeman. Dana owned and operated the Freeman Construction Company, building homes throughout the area for over thirty years. He was an avid hunter and fisherman and enjoyed tractor pulling. Dana was a member of the Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation and the Safari Club International as well as the Empire State Tractor Pull Association.

He was an avid Buffalo Bills fan and New York Yankee fan and Dana loved his dogs, Benelli and Ember.

Surviving are his fiancé, Roxanne Jacoby; step children, Brooke (Dennis) Harris of California, Courtney (Jason) Montgomery of Castile, Josh Rewa of Warsaw; his sister, Donna (Mark) Hootman of Pike; his brother, Dennis (Penny) Freeman of Pike; nieces and nephews, Amy (Roger) Sterry of Pike, Jason (Shannon) Hootman of Corfu, Andy (Lori) Freeman of Arcade, Ashley (Rick) Eakins of Potsdam; great nieces and nephews, Kortney, Jordan, Konner, Megan, Owen, Jayden, Cole and Trenton.

Friends may call Monday, June 29 from 2 – 7 PM at the Robinson & Hackemer Funeral Home, 246 N. Main St., Warsaw. (Funeral home occupancy will be limited to 25% during the course of visitation). Dana’s funeral service will be held privately on Tuesday morning with private burial in Glenwood Cemetery, Perry. A public celebration of his life will begin on Tuesday, June 30 at 1 PM at 5 S. Division St., Pike, NY. Memorials may be made to the Wyoming County Animal Shelter, 4380 Route 19, Silver Springs, NY 14550.

Important Dates

June 29, 2020 : Calling hours for Dana L. Freeman - 2:00 PM to 7:00 PM

June 30, 2020 : Celebration of the life of Dana L. Freeman at 5 S. Division St., Pike - 1:00 PM

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Jun 29.20 from Dave & Gloria Meyers:

Our sincere condolences To You Roxanne and to the entire Jacoby Family. We will certainly miss Dana and will keep You and Family in Our thoughts and Prayers. With Shared sadness.  Dave & Gloria M.

Jun 29.20 from Jill M. Jackson:

My thoughts are with all of you at this most impossible time… Sending lots of love and prayers.

Jun 29.20 from Dennis m Ackerman:

Dana you spiked that fast ball over home plate,you spiked a lot nails into fine homes you built,you spiked hammertime over the finish line you spike to happy hunt ground to soon may god bless you and familys you left behind

Jun 28.20 from Kit Jennings (Harris):

Dear Roxanne, Jason and Courtney, Please know our thoughts and prayers are with you all. It is with heavy hearts we send our Sympathy. So very sorry for your loss. Fondly Kit

Jun 28.20 from Morris Washburn:

I send our deepest condolences to the Entire Family . May God keep you all safe in this time of need . Rest In Peace Dana .

Jun 27.20 from Jeanne Kerwin :

Donna Dennis and Family I am in shock to read about Dana.We had so much fun when we were younger.I always think of all of my cousins.Love and Hugs to all of you.Fly High Dana.where

Jun 27.20 from Jeanne Kerwin :

Donna Dennis and family I am so shocked.To Read about Dana.We had such good times when we were younger.I think about all of my cousins.All of the time.Fly High Dana.Love and Hugs your cousin Jeanne.🙏🏻♥️

Jun 27.20 from Peter Goszewski :

Just loved and enjoyed for who and what he was . My wife and I are really saddened of his loss , sincerely truly Peter and Mary Goszewski

Jun 27.20 from James Totsline:

great guy much missed

Jun 27.20 from Dan & Jessie MacDonald:

This was a shock to hear.  Dana was a good competitor and supporter of tractor pulling.  Our prayers to Roxanne & family and the Hootman family.

Jun 26.20 from Primo &Alice; Biscaro:

Omg! Was so shocked to see this in the newspaper. We will miss seeing Dana at the restaurants with Roxanne.  Tractor pulls won’t be the same either. RIP friend. Our prayers are with your family.

Jun 26.20 from Jean Grutzner:

I am so sorry to hear this. My deepest sympathy to the family.  I’ve know Dana since moving here from New Jersey fifteen years ago.  He did a lot of work at our house over the years.  Great guy!  He will be missed.

Jun 26.20 from dave spencer:

So sorry for your loss.Dana was a good friend

Jun 26.20 from Rita Jones:

Very saddened to hear of this terrible news..another great, generous, talented soul lost to us all.  He had an edgy nature that took time to know..will certainly be missed by all who crossed his path. Dana you made a difference to this world..rest our friend!

Jun 26.20 from Lee Bement:

I only knew Dana as competitor in tractor pulling. Will miss him.

Jun 25.20 from Steven Haddon:

Sorry to here of the passing of Dana , I have known Dana since I was very young in Pike.  And he has also been my neighbor in Silver Springs for years. He always waved when driving up the road even though we had not spoken to each other in a while. Rest in peace Dana.

Jun 25.20 from Michelle Bernard Nicastro:

Shocked and saddened to hear of Dana’s passing. Our prayers are with his family and friends. He will be missed.

Jun 25.20 from David Brown:

So sorry to hear of Dana’s untimely passing…awesome outdoorsman and a impressive athlete….

Jun 25.20 from Mike Gober:

So very sorry for your loss.Dana was just at our shop last week and we talked hunting as always and he ordered arrows
I will surely miss seeing and talking to him nut will never forget him .-rip my friend

Jun 25.20 from Peter & Wanda Bell:

Our deepest sympathies go out to all family members of Dana’s and especially to Roxanne and her family members whom we have called friends for over 30 years. RIP Dana.

Jun 25.20 from Jane and Jim Bottlinger:

Our hearts are filled with sympathy at your great loss. We send our love and prayers to Roxanne and all of Dana’s family and friends.

Jun 25.20 from Sandra Lawrence:

I am so sorry for the loss that your entire family has had thrust on you so unexpectedly. My prayers are with you all.

Jun 25.20 from Shanna:

Roxanne and family, We are all thinking of you. Love, the Hansens