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Lee F. Allyn

By T.J. Woodward
Oct 16, 2012, 2:35pm

Lee F. Allyn, 91 of Batavia died Sunday October 14, 2012 at United Memorial Medical Center, Batavia. He was born August 24, 1921 in Batavia to the late John (Frances McMahon) Allyn. Mr. Allyn was a former City of Batavia Council President and a retired City of Batavia Firefighter where he worked for 37 years. He operated Lee F. Allyn Fire Equipment prior to his entering politics. He served as a Councilman at Large for 4 years prior to becoming Council President for the next 4 years. He was a World War II Army Veteran who held the rank of 1st Sergeant. He was a long time member of Resurrection Parish (St. Mary’s Church), a volunteer at St. Mary’s Lawn Fete’s, a member of Notre Dame Sports Boosters and a volunteer for the Red Cross and various City Committees. He was predeceased by his wife of 62 years Ruth L. Sherman Allyn and their infant daughter Tina L. Allyn, three brothers Lyle, Carl and James Allyn.

He is survived by two daughters RuLee Allyn of Batavia, Shirley (Richard) Piwowarski of Lancaster and several nieces and nephews.

Friends may call from 4 to 6 PM on Friday October 19, 2012 at the Gilmartin Funeral Home & Cremation Company, Inc., 329-333 West Main Street Batavia, New York 14020. Prayers  will be recited at 9:00 AM on Saturday October 20, 2012 at the funeral home followed by a 9:30 AM Mass of Christian Burial at Resurrection Parish (St. Mary’s), 18 Ellicott Street, Batavia, NY. Burial will take place in St. Joseph’s Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to the Notre Dame Sports Boosters, 73 Union Street, Batavia, NY 14020. For more information or to sign the online guest registry please visit or call (585) 343-8260. Arrangements completed by Gilmartin Funeral Home & Cremation Company, Inc. 329-333 West Main Street Batavia, New York 14020.


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