Michael L. Holbrook Obituary

Date of Birth:

Thursday, November 10th, 1955

Date of Death:

Tuesday, March 26th, 2013

Funeral Home:

Bender, Brown & Powers Funeral Home
354 Canisteo Street
Hornell, New York, UNITED STATES


Michael L. Holbrook


Michael L. Holbrook, 57, of 8622 Wilkins Road, was welcomed into Heaven, Tuesday (March 26, 2013) at Noyes Memorial Hospital, he was the pastor of GPWC, a wonderful husband, and loving father and friend.

Born in Waverly, November 10, 1955, the son of Raymond E. and Pearl (Kryger) Holbrook, he was a lifelong area resident, and had served in the US Army from 1975-78. Michael had worked various jobs including Gunlocke for 20 years, Enterprise Rental Car, but most recently was the Pastor of the Gods People Who Care Ministries. He enjoyed Skittles, and watching sports especially the New York teams, but his passion was ministering to people.

He is survived by his wife of 33 years Cheryl Sherman Holbrook whom he married on December 15, 1979, 2 sons Michael (Bonnie) Holbrook of CA, and their 2 children Gabriella, and Zoey, Chad Holbrook of Burns, who had been a great help taking care of his father the last few months, his mother Pearl (Charles) Holbrook of Arkport, his father Raymond (Evelyn)Holbrook of Geneseo, sisters Jeanne (Gary) Cartwright of Alfred, Marie Slack of Dansville, and Marianne (Glen) McAllister of Geneseo, brothers Mark (Linda) Holbrook of Burns, Tim (Elizabeth) Holbrook of FLA, Terry (Teresa) Holbrook of West Sparta, Roger (Betty) Holbrook of Canaseraga, Ponch (Margaret) Holbrook of Dansville, Jerry Holbrook of Dansville, and Kendall Stafford of Hornell, several nieces and nephews.

The family will be present on Friday (March 29, 2013) from 1-3pm at Gods People Who Care Ministries, 1115 West Main St. (Old Wilkins RV Store) where funeral services will be held on Friday at 3:00pm, with the Rev. Pat Harrison officiating. Burial will be in Bath National Cemetery.

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Michael Holbrook
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