John A. Arent
John A. Arent, 76 of Batavia, passed away peacefully on Tuesday (August 25, 2020) at the LeRoy Village Green Nursing Facility.
He was born February 17, 1944 in Buffalo, NY, a son of the late John B. and Helen Kaczanowski Arent.
John was an Army Veteran of the Vietnam War. He was employed as a Medical Social Worker at St. Jerome’s Hospital, United Memorial Medical Center and The Batavia Nursing Home prior to his retirement. He was a longtime parishioner of Resurrection Parish, where he was a eucharistic minister, member of the Genesee Wyoming Lay Vicariate and St. Vincent DePaul Society. John was the commissioner for girl’s summer softball in Genesee County and volunteered with numerous organizations, including Crossroads House and the Genesee County Chamber of Commerce in Batavia and the Genesee Country Village & Museum in Mumford.
Survivors include his loving wife of 50 years, Ann Justinger Arent of Batavia. Daughters, Jill (Richard) Franclemont of Darien Center, NY and Amy (Dan) Leonard of Norwalk, CT. Grandchildren, Alynn, Aidan and Adeline Franclemont. Brother, Michael (Sharon) Arent of Virginia. Sisters, Claudia (Richard) Benzin of Orchard Park and Catherine Reeves of Tonawanda.
Private funeral services will be held at the convenience of the family with entombment in St. Joseph Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to Crossroads House, P.O. Box 403, Batavia NY 14021 or ALS Association, Upstate NY Chapter, 135 Old Cove Rd., Suite 213, Liverpool, NY 13090. Expressions of sympathy may be shared with the family at: www.mcandrewfuneralhomes.net.
ARRANGEMENTS WERE ENTRUSTED TO THE J. LEONARD McANDREW FUNERAL HOME, LLC, 2 BOGUE AVE., BATAVIA, NY 14020. RONALD KONIECZNY II, DIRECTOR.