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Lawrence Edward Williams

August 2, 1936 May 30, 2019
Lawrence Edward Williams
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Obituary for Lawrence Edward Williams

Lawrence Edward Williams, age 83, of Batavia NY, passed away peacefully on Thursday, May 30th at the Village Greens of LeRoy with his family and friends by his side.

Larry, a graduate of Batavia High School, married Beverly Williams in 1959. Larry and Beverly went on to have two daughters, and three grandsons whom he called his own. Larry, a retired worker for the City of Batavia, accomplished much in his life. His selfless character and work ethic were indomitable and would go on to shape his friends, colleagues, and the stone and motor entrance to Redfield parkway. Most notable in recent years was his role as Santa Claus. He cherished the opportunity to spread his love and laughter to the people of Genesee County during the holidays.

Larry loved to travel, camp, and create unforgettable memories with his family. Always up for adventure, a four-week nine-person cross country roadtrip in a motorhome that sleeps six was not out of the ordinary. He took fashion cues from no one, and delivered us a unique sense of style. Always quick with a joke and helping hand, Larry loved to spend time with his three grandsons. His pastimes included, but were not limited to, Yankees baseball, people watching on the porch, and sharing his sense of humor with you. While raising five children across two generations he would often call out to our Lord and Saviour, Jesus Christ, and now he has answered that call. Larry redefined the label “Dad” as a Father, Grandfather, but more so as a Best Friend. The family would like to thank the loving staff of the Village Greens for their friendship and support. Larry is survived by his two daughters: Michelle Williams and Laurie Comer, his three boys: Sean Comer, Derek Comer, and Cameron Comer, and his favorite son-in-law, Mark Moscicki.

Friends are invited to call on Sunday, June 2, 2019 from 2 to 6 PM at Gilmartin Funeral Home & Cremation Company, Inc. 329-333 West Main Street, Batavia, New York 14020. A 9:30 AM Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Monday, June 3, 2019 at Resurrection Parish, 303 East Main Street, Batavia, New York 14020. The family will receive friends at Saint Mary's reception hall after Mass 18 Ellicott St. Batavia, New York, 14020. He will be laid to rest in St. Joseph's Mausoleum.

In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to Crossroads House, 11 Liberty Street, Batavia, New York, 14020. For more information please call 585-343-8260 or to leave a message of condolence please visit www.gilmartinfuneralhome.com. Arrangements completed by Gilmartin Funeral Home & Cremation Company, Inc. 329-333 West Main Street Batavia, New York 14020.


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Visitation

Sunday

2

Jun

2:00 PM 6/2/2019 2:00:00 PM - 6:00 PM 6/2/2019 6:00:00 PM
Gilmartin Funeral Home & Cremation Company, Inc.

329-333 West Main Street
Batavia, NY 14020

Gilmartin Funeral Home & Cremation Company, Inc.
329-333 West Main Street Batavia 14020 NY
United States

Mass of Christian Burial

Monday

3

Jun

9:30 AM 6/3/2019 9:30:00 AM
Resurrection Parish

303 East Main St.
Batavia, NY 14020

Resurrection Parish
303 East Main St. Batavia 14020 NY
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

St. Joseph's Mausoleum Final Resting Place

Ellicott St.
Batavia, NY 14020

Ellicott St. Batavia 14020 NY
United States

Memorial Contribution

Crossroads House

PO BOX 403
11 Liberty St.
Batavia, NY 14020
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