Erva Garnsey

Erva R. Garnsey

1941 - 2024

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Erva R. Garnsey

July 22, 1941-March 10, 2024

Erva R. Garnsey, 82, of Silver Creek, NY passed away Sunday morning March 10, 2024 at his residency with his loving family at his side.

He was born on July 22, 1941 in Lowville, NY the son of the late Bernard and Ala (Bailey) Garnsey.

Erva grew up in Lowville NY until marrying the love of his life and moving to Silver Creek NY.  He graduated from Lowville Academy & Free School in 1959 and attended Buffalo University. He previously worked at Transit Country Club as a Sous Chef, Bethlehem Steel and Ralston Purina where he retired after more than 35 years of service.   On February 9, 1963 Erva married Carol A Cross at the First Methodist Church in Silver Creek and they were wed for 56 years at the time of her passing in 2019.  Erva spent many years remodeling his house, he enjoyed antiquing, yard sales, wintering in Florida and gardening.  

Erva is survived by three daughters, Cynthia (Hassan) Abdelbaky of Monroe Township, NJ, Patricia (Kevin) Gilbert of Jamestown, NY and Kathleen Garnsey of Portland, NY; a grandson, Matthew Dow of Clermont FL; and a sister, Marion Garnsey of Park Ridge, NJ and companion, Joanne Abbott.

He was preceded in death by his parents and his wife.

Friends may call at the Hole-Parker Funeral Chapel, 160 Central Ave. Silver Creek, NY on Thursday March 14, 2024 from 4-7pm where a funeral service will be held on Friday, March 15 at 11am.  A private burial will be at the Evergreen Lawn Cemetery.  He will be dearly missed by his family and friends.

The family suggests memorial contributions in Erva’s honor to the Silver Creek Emergency Squad, 162 Central Ave. Silver Creek, NY 14136.

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Calling Hours

4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Thursday, March 14, 2024
Hole Parker Funeral Chapel
160 Central Ave
Silver Creek, New York, United States

Funeral Services

11:00 am
Friday, March 15, 2024
Hole-Parker Funeral Chapel
160 Central Ave
Silver Creek, New York, United States
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