John Rembas, 99, of Attica NY passed away on September 5th, 2015 at the Genesee County Nursing Home, Batavia NY surrounded by his loving family. He was born May 22, 1916 in Buffalo NY, the son of the late Ignatius and Josephine (Bialas) Rembas. He is preceded in death by his wife of 69 years, Clara (Klein) Rembas.
John retired from Westinghouse Corporation where he worked for 30 years. A part time farmer, he enjoyed farming the land in East Bethany NY, hunting and fishing. After retiring he and Clara moved to Attica where they continued to lead busy lives spent traveling, playing cards and sharing their love of life with family and friends. One of the greatest joys of both their lives were their many grandchildren and great grandchildren. John was known to be small in stature but big of heart. He was a loving husband and wonderful father. John enjoyed good health most of his life and continued to hunt and fish well into his later years. He was also known to have a “sweet tooth” and a competitive spirit.
He is survived by his four children, Robert Rembas of East Aurora NY, Shirley Nichols of Attica NY, Mary Ann (Bruce) Kirchoff of Rochester NY, Annette (Rick) Morrison of Alexander NY; eleven grandchildren, 14 great grandchildren and four great great grandchildren; a loving sister Helene Zaremski of Alexander NY. He was the father of late twin sons, James and John Rembas and the brother of the late Joseph and Chester Rembas, Jennie Spring and Jean Reiter.
Calling hours will be held on Tuesday September 8, 2015 from 4-8 p.m. at Marley Funeral Home, LLC. 135 Main Street Attica, New York 14011. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Wednesday September 9th at 10:00AM at Sts. Joachim and Anne Parish 50 East Ave. Attica. He will be laid to rest in St. Vincent’s Cemetery.
Memorials can be made to Saints Joachim and Anne Church, 50 East Avenue, Attica NY 14011 and to Genesee County Park and Forest (ACORNS society), 11095 Bethany Center Road, East Bethany, NY 14054. For more information please call (585) 591-1212 or to leave a message of condolence please visit www.marleyfuneralhome.com. Arrangements completed by Marley Funeral Home, LLC. 135 Main St. Attica, New York 14011.