DANSVILLE – Robert J. Canuti, age 70 of Parker Hill Road in Sparta, died Wednesday, July 2 at Highland Hospital in Rochester.

He was born the son of Val M. and Beulah M. (Hall) Canuti on September 11, 2943 in Dansville, Robert was a graduate of Mt. Morris Central School and was a US Navy Veteran having served four years during the Vietnam Conflict. He had been employed at Kodak in Rochester for many yeras as a technician and was a member of the Livingston County Outdoor Club where he had served as vice president, and the Cornell Lab of Ornithology at Cornell University in Ithaca.

He is survived by a son, T. Robert Canuti of Dansville, a grandson, Seth R. gardner of Dansville, a sister, Valerie (Barry sanford) Canute of Dalton, a brother, Ronald Canuti of Mt. Morris, and several nieces, nephews and cousins.

Calling hours were on Monday from 10 a.m. To 1 p.m. at the John W. Martin Funeral Home at 37 Chapel St. in Mt. Morris. Funeral services were held at the conclusion of calling hours with Edward Dillon officiation. Internment will be in St. Patrick's Cemetery in Mt. Morris. Memorial contributions may be made to the Cornell Lab of Ornithology, Cornell University, 159 Sapsucker Woods Rd., Ithaca, 14850-1999 or Dansville Public Library. 200 Main St. Dansville, 14437. Sign the registry online at johnwmartinfuneralhome.com.