FULTON, NY – Ian P. Stanbridge, 61, of Phoenix, NY, passed away at his home surrounded by family after battling a long illness on Wednesday July 2, 2014.
Mr. Stanbridge was born to the late John and Olive “Joyce” (Jones) Stanbridge of Cheltenham, England.
He had been a resident of the United States since 1976 and had been living in Phoenix since 1977.
Mr. Stanbridge had served in the Territorial Army in England.
He worked as a maintenance mechanic and machinist at Anhauser Busch, Baldwinsville, NY, for 24 years.
Mr. Stanbridge was the founding member of the Baldwinsville Brewery Bicycling Club.
He enjoyed being a past volunteer with Boy Scouts of America and the Phoenix Little League.
Mr. Stanbridge is survived by his wife of 40 years, Glenda Stanbridge of Phoenix; children: Matthew (Jesse) Stanbridge of California and Katherine (Matthew) Maine of Pennellville, NY; granddaughter, Vivian Maine of Pennellville; sisters and brothers-in-law, Jennifer Kinder, Gillian (Clive) Berriman both of Cheltenham, England, and Debra (Martin) Jenkins of Staffordshire, England; and several nieces and nephews.
A celebration of life will be held at the convenience of the family.
Burial will be held privately.
There will be no calling hours.
The family has requested that donations may be made in honor of Ian to Rails to Trails Conservancy, The Duke Ellington Building 2121 Ward Ct., NW 5th Floor, Washington, DC 20037; American Lung Association, 55 W. Wacker Drive Suite 1150, Chicago, Ill. 60601 or to All Saints Episcopal Church 149 S. First St., Fulton, NY 13069.
The Sugar Funeral Home, Inc., 224 W. Second St. S., Fulton, has care of the arrangements.