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Curt (R. Curtis) Haight

By Joshua Smith

Batavia - Mr. Curt (R. Curtis) Haight, 49, of Batavia, truck driver for American Paving & Excavating in Clarence Center, died Sunday, July 18, 2010at his home in Batavia under the care of HomeCare & Hospice.

Mr. Haight was born September 10, 1960 in Medina, the son of Gerald Haight of Penn Yan and the late Donna Brege Pieniaszek.

A 1978 graduate of Dundee High School, Curt was a member of the former St. Nicholas Club in Batavia. A member of the United States Bowling Congress, he was an avid bowler. He enjoyed playing golf, watching sports on television, especially the IRL series and attended the Indianapolis 500 annually. Curt enjoyed camping and the outdoors and being with his family and friends.

Curt was a dedicated employee at Oatka Milk Products in Batavia and for IJR Industries prior to working at American Paving & Excavating.

Surviving along with his father are his wife, Patrice Macheda Haight whom he married October 4, 2003; three sisters, Sherri (Tim) Allen of Elba, Shelly (Keith) Weaver of Franklin, Pa. and Sandra (Donn) Denniston of Baldwinsville; his step-father, Stanley Pieniaszek, Jr. of Albion; a step-brother, Michael (Deanna) Pieniaszek of Albion; a step-sister, Jill Anderson of Tx.; a brother-in-law, Raymond (Becky) Macheda of Delaware, Ohio, a sister-in-law, Lynne Parry of BelAir, Md.; his father-in-law, Vincent Macheda of Batavia; several nieces and nephews that he loved to dote on and many cousins.

Curt was predeceased by his nephew, D.J. Schmackpfeffer, his niece, Heather Marie Allen, his brother-in-law, Mark Parry and his mother-in-law, Audrey Macheda.

Friends may call on Wednesday from 4 to 8 p.m. at Bohm-Calarco-Smith Funeral Home, 308 East Main Street, Batavia. Services will be at 10 a.m. Thursday at the First United Methodist Church, 8221 Lewiston Road, Batavia. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Genesee Cancer Assistance, 16 Bank Street, Batavia, New York 14020 or to the family. Condolences may be made at


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