Dansville- Glenn “Barney” L. Bovee 93, passed away peacefully Monday morning May 1, 2017 at the Livingston County Center for Nursing and Rehabilitation following a long illness.
He was born in Groveland, on February 10, 1924, a son of the late Lavergne and Elizabeth (Loudin) Bovee. He was also predeceased by his wife, Lena Mistretta, brothers, Robert and Harold Bovee.
Glenn was a WWII veteran serving with the United States Army from 1943-1945, touring in Belgium and France. He is a Life Member of the Daniel Goho Post #87 of the American Legion in Dansville. After his military Service Barney became a Dansville Police officer from 1951-1977 serving as chief for his last 6 years. After retirement Barney served on the Village Board from 1985-1989. He was also a communicant of St. Mary’s Church of Dansville.
Surviving Glenn, are his children, John (Penny) Bovee, Mike (Mona) Bovee, 5 grandchildren, and 4 great-grandchildren, his sisters in law Lucy Mistretta, and Virginia VanWinkle.
Friends may call Wednesday from 4:00pm to 7:00pm at the Hindle Funeral Home Inc. 271 Main St. Dansville, NY. 14437. A funeral service will be held on Thursday 11:00am at the Hindle Funeral Home. Burial with full military honors following the funeral service in Holy Cross Cemetery, Dansville.
In Lieu of flowers please make donations to Daniel Goho Post #87 of the American Legion, 34 Elizabeth St. Dansville, NY 14437