Ray W. Luzier, 82, of Batavia, died Friday (May 24, 2013) at Roswell Park Cancer Institute.
He was born in Carthais, PA on February 9, 1931, a son of the late Kyle and Thelma McGonagail Luzier.
Ray was a volunteer driver for the Disabled American Veterans Van for many years. He retired from Ford Motor Company in Lackawana and was a bartender for over 15 years at Jim's Saloon in E. Pembroke. He was a member of St. Paul Lutheran Church in Batavia and a member of the United Auto Workers Union, Local 897.
Surviving is his wife of over 63 years, Janet M. Cupler Luzier whom he married on August 19, 1950. Two daughters and a son: Thelma and Rick Johnson of Marengo, OH, Cindy and Hal Kreter of E. Pembroke and Raymond and Lori Luzier of Joshua Tree, CA.
Six grandchildren: Kimberly (Jason) Reformat, Jason (Casey) Annis, Stephen (Kara) Kreter, Melinda Kreter, Justin (Amanda) Luzier and Vincent (Rachael) Luzier. Seven great grand-children also survive.
Friends of the family are cordially invited to share their thoughts, condolences and fond memories with the family at the J. LEONARD MCANDREW FUNERAL HOME, LLC., 2 BOGUE AVE., BATAVIA on Tuesday (May 28th) from 2 - 4 and 6 - 8 PM. Service will be Wednesday at 11 AM at the funeral home.
Those desiring may offer memorial contributions to the Disabled American Veterans Van Fund.
Expressions of condolence may be made at: www.mcandrewfuneralhomes.net.
Arrangements were entrusted to the J. LEONARD MCANDREW FUNERAL HOME, LLC., 2 BOGUE AVE., BATAVIA. RONALD P. KONIECZNY ll, Director & Proprietor.