Dr. David J. Redding

Dr. David J. Redding of Victor, NY passed away on December 3, 2023 at the age of 87 at Serenity House, Victor, NY following a long battle with cancer.  He was surrounded by beloved family members at the time of his passing.  David is survived by his 5 children: Mark (Patty) Redding, Lisa Redding, Karen (Jeff) Molyneux, Gary (Darla) Redding, and David G. (Kris) Redding.  He is also survived by fourteen grandchildren, thirteen great-grandchildren and many nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his wife of 60 years, Dorothy Redding; his parents Daniel and Aleine Redding; and siblings Eileen (William) Agen, Jean (Anthony) Bassano, and Daniel (Teresa) Redding.

After graduating from Olean High School in 1954, he enlisted in the U.S. Marine Corps where he served until enrolling in the Canadian Memorial Chiropractic College. Upon earning his Doctor of Chiropractic, he moved to Dansville, NY where he practiced for 39 years.  He was a pioneer of the chiropractic profession, becoming a charter member of both the New York State Chiropractic Association and the American Chiropractic Association.  He held the highest offices of both organizations at different times of his career.

His civic involvement included 25 years (and past President) of the Dansville Lions Club, 60-year member of the Knights of Columbus,  and Christian missionary trips to Mexico, Guatemala, and Jamaica. He and his wife Dorothy were active members at the Catholic churches where they resided over the years: St. Mary’s in Dansville, St. Catherine’s of Siena in Mendon, and St. Patrick’s in Victor.  “Papa Dutch” loved spending time with his grandchildren and great grandchildren.

Family and friends are invited to call Friday, December 8th, from 4-7pm at the Jarmusz Cotton Funeral Home, 26 Maple Ave, Victor, NY. A funeral Mass with military honors for David will be held on Saturday, December 9th, 11:30am at St. Catherine of Siena Church, 26 Mendon-Ionia Rd, Mendon, NY.  Following his burial at Ascension Garden Cemetery, a Celebration of Life banquet will be held at Wild Wood Country Club, 1201 Rush West Rush Rd, Rush, NY 14543.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to either Serenity House of Victor, 1278 Brace Road Victor, NY 14564, (online at serenity-house.org), or to Northeast College of Health Sciences, 2360 State Rte. 89, Seneca Falls, N.Y. 13148 (online at northeastcollege.edu/give).