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Robert Hodge Carrier, MD

Rochester: Passed away peacefully at home with his family on December 27, 2021 age 90. He was predeceased by his sons, Robert J. Carrier and Thomas S. Carrier; parents, Sam and Marie Carrier; brothers, Sam and James Carrier. He is survived by his beloved wife of 67 years, Myra (Somerville) Carrier; children, Kathy (Mark) Anibal, David (Lauri) Carrier, Susan (Bill) Lipe, Kim (Tom) Simpson, Carolyn Hopfinger; 16 grandchildren, 4 great-grandchildren.
Robert grew up in Mountain Lakes, NJ, attended Wesleyan University, Middletown, CT and the University of Rochester Medical School. He was Chief of Orthopedic Surgery at Rochester General Hospital and contributed to multiple medical associations. He was an active member of Oak Hill Country Club and enjoyed his sports and outdoor activities with family and friends. He was curious, adventurous, and self-educated on many topics of interest and shared his enthusiasm with his family.
A celebration of his life will be held on Saturday, April 30, 2022 at 11AM in the First Presbyterian Church of PIttsford, 21 Church St, Pittsford, NY 14534. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the Robert and Myra Carrier Scholarship Fund, c/o the University of Rochester Medical School, Attn: Diane Moll, 300 East River Road, PO Box 278996, Rochester, NY 14627 or a charity of your choice.

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