Donald G. Hovey

Donald Hovey

Donald G. “Donny” Hovey – 57 – of 2052 East Main St., Rochester, formerly of Hornell & Arkport, died unexpectedly on August 3rd, 2021 at his home.

Born in Hornell on May 2, 1964, he was the son of Donald & Clarissa (Fanton) Hovey.

Donny grew up in the Hornell – Arkport area and attended Arkport Central School, Hornell High School and Hornell BOCES at the Wildwood Campus.  Throughout the years he resided in several places including Hornell, Arkport, Avoca, Naples, Alfred and had lived in the Rochester area since the mid 1990’s.

His greatest pleasure was listening to country music and especially enjoyed Conway Twitty, Loretta Lynn and Tammy Wynette.  In his younger years he loved riding his bike and camping with his parents.  He loved to stop and talk to people and easily made friends along the way.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by 2 brothers, Paul Sugden and Roy Sugden of Hornell.

Surviving are his brother, Jay (Cathy) Sugden of Florida; his sister, Anita Gordon of Canisteo; several nieces & nephews.

There will be no calling hours.  Private services will be held at the convenience of the family.

Funeral arrangements are in care of the Dagon Funeral Home, 38 Church St., Hornell, NY. 


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