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Paul W. Cerefin

February 2, 1927 August 11, 2019
Paul W. Cerefin
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Paul W. Cerefin, 92, of Batavia passed away on Sunday August 11, 2019 at the United Memorial Medical Center. He was born on February 2, 1927 in Hamburg, NY to the late Thaddeus and Loretta (Koch) Cerefin.

He is survived by his loving wife of 63 years; Marlene (Rowcliffe) Cerefin; children Douglas (Cathy) Cerefin, David Cerefin, Steven Cerefin and Georgette Hale; brother Donald (Delores) Cerefin; grandchildren Matthew Cerefin, Jennifer (Andrew) Lang, Brandon Cerefin, Emily Cerefin, Tessa Cerefin, Daniel Rimmer and Stephanie Rimmer.

Paul graduated from Batavia High School in 1944. He was a United States Navy veteran during WWII. Paul retired after 35 years as an employee of Niagara Mohawk and was a Captain in the Civil Air Patrol. He was very involved at Godfrey’s Pond, a lifetime member, past president and board member and also belonged to the Genesee County Fish & Game. He loved bowling, camping, woodworking and was a lifetime member of St. Mary’s Church where he was a Eucharistic Minister and usher.

There will be no prior calling hours. A 9:30AM Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Wednesday August 14, 2019 at Resurrection Parish 18 Ellicott St. Batavia, New York 14020.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Godfrey’s Pond PO Box 217 Batavia, NY 14021. For more information please call 585-343-8260 or to leave a message of condolence please visit Arrangements completed by Gilmartin Funeral Home & Cremation Company, Inc. 329-333 West Main Street Batavia, New York 14020.

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Mass of Christian Burial




9:30 AM 8/14/2019 9:30:00 AM
Resurrection Parish - St. Mary's

18 Ellicott St.
Batavia, NY 14020

Resurrection Parish - St. Mary's
18 Ellicott St. Batavia 14020 NY
United States

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