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Vincent H. Hartrick

By Joshua Smith
Mar 31, 2017, 3:46pm

Basom - Vincent H. Hartrick, 88, of Basom, passed away on Thursday, March 30, 2017 at his home.

Mr. Hartrick was born June 9, 1928 in East Bethany, a son of the late Edward and Emma Hartrick.

A member of Godfrey's Pond, Mr. Hartrick enjoyed fishing and was an avid fan of the New York Yankees and Buffalo Bills. He enjoyed watching NASCAR and was a fan of Jimmie Johnson. He proudly served his country with the United States Army from 1952-1953. Mr. Hartrick worked for over 40 years at U.S. Gypsum in Oakfield, retiring as a board loading supervisor.

He is survived by his wife, Gladys Muntz Hartrick, whom he married February 10, 1951; three daughters, Barbara (late Brad) Banks of Bliss, Donna (Jim) Buczek of Elba and Deborah (Mike) Moore of Batavia; three grandchildren, Carl and Michelle Draper and Nicole (Jared) Kirkum; three great-grandchildren, Connie, Aiden and Brennan; his brother, Clarence (late Mary) Hartrick of Alexander and several nieces and nephews.

He is predeceased by his brother George Hartrick and his sister Isabelle Schoenemann.

Friends may call on Monday from 2 to 4 p.m. at the H.E. Turner & Co. Funeral Home, 403 East Main Street, Batavia. Services, along with full military honors, will follow visitation at 4 p.m. He will be laid to rest in Evergreen Hill, Cemetery, Corfu. Please consider memorials to the New York State Veteran’s Nursing Home, 220 Richmond Avenue, Batavia, New York 14020. To leave a condolence, share a story or light a candle, please visit

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