Justin Adam Rifenberg passed away suddenly on Sept. 14, 2013, at the age of 17.

Justin Adam Rifenberg passed away suddenly on Sept. 14, 2013, at the age of 17.

Friends and family gathered from 2 to 8 p.m. on Sept. 19 at Cross Creek Church, 3700 Route 31, Palmyra. A funeral service was offered at 10 a.m. on Sept. 20 in the church, and a burial service followed at St. Anne's Cemetery in the Village of Palmyra. Memorials in memory of Justin can be directed to Dollars for Scholars, c/o the Palmyra-Macedon Central School District, 151 Hyde Parkway, Palmyra, NY 14522.

Justin was a 2013 graduate of Palmyra-Macedon High School, a member of the National Honor Society and a long time wrestler. He was a freshman at the Rochester Institute of Technology.

He is survived by his mother, Tammy (Tim Schreiber) Rifenberg, and father, Tim Rifenberg; siblings, Ryan and Dylan Rifenberg and Rachel, Mitchell and Hannah Schreiber; niece, Bella; and grandparents, aunts, uncles, cousins, other relatives and friends.

Those wishing to leave a message for the family can do so through Oct. 17 at legacy.com.