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Joseph K. Pokorny
Joseph K. Pokorny

January 29, 1962 - October 10, 2017
Born in Rochester, New York
Resided in Rochester, New York
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Pokorny, Joseph K.

Rochester: Tuesday, October 10, 2017 at age 55. Predeceased by his grandmother, Stefani Pokorny. Survived by his father, Joseph (Ann) Pokorny; mother, Marcia Reckard; lifelong partner, Yvonne Knopick; daughter, Sarah (Reese) Rasnick; grandchildren, Emily and Asher; his siblings, Lynn Marie Pokorny (Ernie), James Pokorny (Deirdre), Tammy Vanderbilt, Lisa Tunley (Curt); nieces and nephews, Joshua and Jennifer, Michael and Tyler, Kristina and Olivia; many loving relatives and dear friends. Joe was a wonderful, giving man who impacted a lot of lives and changed them for the better. He built a thriving business from the ground up and had a work ethic that was hard to match. He always saw the good in people even in the worst of times; he always made light and stayed positive.

Friends may call Thursday TODAY (Oct 12th) 4-7 PM at Vay-Schleich & Meeson Funeral Home, 1075 Long Pond Road. His Funeral Service will be held Friday (Oct 13th) 9:30 AM in the chapel of the funeral home. Interment, Mt. Hope Cemetery. In For more information or to sign Joseph’s online guestbook, please visit

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Vay-Schleich & Meeson - Greece Chapel
1075 Long Pond Road
Greece, NY 14626
Thursday, October 12, 2017
4:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Vay-Schleich & Meeson - Greece Chapel
1075 Long Pond Road
Rochester, NY USA 14626
Friday, October 13, 2017
9:30 AM
Mt. Hope Cemetery
1133 Mt. Hope Avenue
Rochester, NY 14620
Friday, October 13, 2017



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