James R. Gray Funeral Home
1530 Buffalo Rd. Rochester, NY 14624



Seils, Herbert J.

Passed away October 27, 2018 at Kirkhaven Nursing Home. He was born June 16, 1920 in Elba, NY. Herbert served as a Rochester City Firefighter for 30 years. He was a veteran of the United States Army and served during World War II where he fought in the “Battle of the Bulge.” Herbert also served as a witness during the Nuremberg Trials. Herb was an active member of Trinity Emmanuel Lutheran Church and volunteered serving food with Meals on Wheels for over 20 years.  

Herb is survived by his loving wife of 41 years Jeanne; his three sons Richard (Amy) Seils, Daniel Seils and David Seils; and many grandchildren.

Family and friends are invited Sunday November 4, 2018 from 2-4pm to James R. Gray Funeral Home, 1530 Buffalo Rd, where a prayer service will follow. Interment private.  

In lieu of flowers please consider donating to the Rochester Chapter of the ASPCA at the link below. 


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