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January 24, 2012 - 2:03pm

Gloria R. Watts

posted by T.J. Woodward.

Gloria R. Watts, 82 of Batavia, died January 17, 2012 at Crossroads House in Batavia. She was born April 30, 1929 in Bordino, NY to the late Percy Richards and the late Elizabeth Ostrander.    Mrs. Watts worked for many years as a Coordination Specialist for the United States Army at Fort Drum in Watertown, NY. She was a longtime member of the American Legion Auxiliary, the Oakfield United Methodist Church, and the church choir. She was a very adventurous woman that loved to scuba dive. She is preceded in death by her husbands Richard Hicks, Robert Watts, sister Catherine Stevens.     

She is survived by two daughters Michele (Michael) Bielski of Oakfield; Kathleen (Gustave) Grossman of Oakfield; brother Darwin (Rosemary) Richards of FL; brother-in-law John Stevens of Rochester; 5 grandchildren along with several nieces and nephews.

There will be no prior calling hours. Friends are invited to attend 7:30 PM Funeral Services on Friday January 27, 2012 at the Oakfield United Methodist Church 2 North Main St. Oakfield, NY 14125. Interment will take place in the Rodman Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to the Church. For more information or to sign the online guest registry please go to www.gilmartinfuneralhome.com or call 343-8260. Arrangements completed by Gilmartin Funeral Home & Cremation Company, Inc. 329-333 West Main Street Batavia, New York 14020.

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