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Jon Livingston

May 25, 1961 — February 19, 2021

Jon D. Livingston “beloved husband, father and son”

CERES, N.Y.---Jon D. “Skip” Livingston, 59, of Ceres, N.Y., passed away on Friday, February 19, 2021 in Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center, Buffalo, after a long illness.

Born on Thursday, May 25, 1961 in Olean, he was a son of Paul and Doris Jordan Livingston. On August 28, 2004 in Portville, he married Gina Parker, who survives.

Skip was a graduate of Olean High School. He had been employed by the former Eleni Interiors in Olean, the former Bradner’s Furniture in Olean, and as a custodian at Portville Central School. At the time of his death, Skip was employed in the housekeeping department at the Seneca-Allegany Casino and Resort in Salamanca.

Skip enjoyed working on his home and swimming. His greatest love was being with his family.

Left to cherish his memory are his wife; his mother of Olean; two daughters, Karley A. Livingston at home and Sara J. Livingston of Westons Mills; two sons, Corey D. Livingston at home and Toby J. Livingston of Rochester; two brothers, Russell (Kaersten) Woodruff of Clarion, Pa. and Jeff Livingston of Buffalo; a niece; and two nephews.

Skip was predeceased by his father; and a brother, Douglas Livingston.

Family and friends may call from 2pm to 4pm on Tuesday, February 23, 2021, at the Virgil L. Howard Funeral Home, 118 South Union Street, Shinglehouse, Pa., where funeral services will follow at 4pm with the Rev. Albert Batt, associate pastor of Believer’s Chapel, Olean, officiating.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Roswell Park Alliance Foundation, PO Box 631, Buffalo, NY 14240.

Skip’s family has entrusted his care to Kevin J. Dusenbury, funeral director/owner of the Virgil L. Howard Funeral Home, Shinglehouse.

To express condolences or share a fond memory of Skip, please visit or the Virgil L. Howard Funeral Home Facebook page.

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