Batavia - Mr. Theodore G. “Ted” Longchamps, age 85, of Batavia, a World War II Navy Veteran, died Sunday, January 23, 2011 at the New York State Veteran's Home.
Mr. Longchamps was born February 24, 1925 in Manchester, New Hampshire, a son of the late Clovis and Carmeline Cote Longchamps.
Mr. Longchamps proudly served in the United States Navy on the U.S.S. Ticonderoga for three years. He retired from the VA Hospital in 1965 and then worked for the City of Batavia D.P.W. until his retirement in 1985. He was a life member of the V.F.W. Post No. 1602, American Legion and former St. Nicholas Club.
He is survived by his wife, Edith Hiscutt Longchamps whom he married September 16, 1995; two daughters, Kristen Flicker of New Port Beach, California and Kathleen Longchamps of Batavia; three step-sons, Paul (Beth) Hiscutt of LeRoy, Gary (Darla) Hiscutt of Batavia and Robert (Sandra) Hiscutt of Alexander; two step-daughters, Diane (Charley) Page of Wyoming and Teri (Tom) Martucci of Florida; three grandchildren, 13 step-grandchildren and his 12 step-great-grandchildren who knew him as "Great Ted".
He was predeceased by his son, Kelly Longchamps, brother Adrian Longchamps, two sisters, Louise Helie and Teresa Lemire all of New Hampshire, his great-granddaughter, Teriyana Seaburg of Florida and a step-grandson, Jeffrey Rider.
At his request, there will be no calling hours. A memorial service will be held at the First Baptist Church of Batavia at a later date. Memorials may be made to V.F.W. Post No. 1602, 25 Edwards Street, Batavia, New York 14020 or the New York State Veteran’s Home, 220 Richmond Avenue, Batavia, New York 14020. Condolences may be made at www.bataviafuneralhomes.com.
Arrangements were completed by the Bohm-Calarco-Smith Funeral Home, 308 East Main Street, Batavia.