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Victor S. San Fratello

By T.J. Woodward
Sep 26, 2011, 4:30pm

 Victor S. San Fratello, 78 of Batavia, died September 25, 2011 at Strong Memorial Hospital in Rochester. He was born October 30, 1932 in Elgin, IL to the late Charles (Laura Blandino)San Fratello. Mr. San Fratello graduated from the University of Buffalo and went to work for General Motors at the Tonawanda Engine Plant as an Industrial Engineer. He was a lifetime member of Ascension Parish-St. Anthony’s Church, member of the Batavia Lion’s Club, and Terry Hills Golf Course. Mr. San Fratello was a Navy Veteran. He was instrumental in starting the Pop Warner Football program in Batavia. Victor loved to play bridge, poker and golf. He is preceded in death by brothers Michael, Jasper, Lawrence, Father Sennen O.F.M, John San Fratello, sisters Mary Colombo, Josephine Siemens, and Grace Curd.

He is survived by his loving wife of 54 years Carol A. (Glenn) San Fratello of Batavia; sons Michael G. (Sarah) of Atlanta, GA; Mark C. (Kimberly) San Fratello of Grafton, MA; daughter Lisa A. (Dr. Richard) McCutcheon of Ithaca; sisters Katherine Gringer of Batavia; Laura J. Bohm of Batavia; 10 grandchildren; along with several nieces and nephews.

Friends are invited to call on Wednesday September 28, 2011 from 2 to 4 & 7 to 9 PM at Gilmartin Funeral Home & Cremation Company, Inc. 329-333 West Main Street Batavia, New York 14020. Prayers will be recited at the Funeral Home 9:00 AM on Thursday September 29, 2011 followed by a Mass of Christian Burial 9:30 AM at Ascension Parish-St. Anthony’s Church 122 Liberty St. Batavia, NY 14020. Interment will take place at St. Joseph’s Cemetery in Batavia.    

Memorials are suggested to the Hospice Unit at Strong Memorial Hospital 601 Elmwood Ave. Rochester, NY 14642 or to the Crossroads House 11 Liberty St. Batavia, NY 14020. For more information or to sign the online guest registry please visit or call 343-8260. Arrangements completed by Gilmartin Funeral Home & Cremation Company, Inc. 329-333 West Main Street Batavia, NY 14020.   


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