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May 18, 2021 - 3:43pm

Patricia "Patty" Hess

posted by T.J. Woodward.

hess.jpg  Patricia “Patty” Hess, 67, of Rochester, formerly Le Roy, passed away on May 17, 2021 at The Grand Rehabilitation and Nursing Home in Batavia. She was born in Hornell on May 7, 1954 to the late Leon Hess II and Marta (Pascoe, Hess) Gardner.

Patty grew up in Le Roy where she graduated from Le Roy High School in 1972. She worked as an Art Illustrator at Kodak for many years and also worked at the Nature Center in Pittsford. Patty was a very talented artist, hair dresser and she loved to sew, making many of her own clothes. She loved animals, especially horses which she would often ride in her younger days. Her favorite pet was her cat “Jack”. She loved her friends and family, spending time visiting, shopping and going out for lunch.

She is survived by her siblings; Leon Hess III of TN, Dean (Joyce) Hess of Stafford and Marion (Dennis) Gorman of Wilson, along with many nieces, nephews and friends.

The family would like to thank Patty’s friends for all their support during her illness, especially Margaret and Linda for all their kindness and thoughtfulness. Patty will be sadly missed by all.

There will be no prior calling hours. A Celebration of Life will be held at a future date. Patty will be laid to rest in Canaserega Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Genesee County SPCA www.vol4animals.org.  To leave messages of condolence, please visit www.gilmartinfuneralhome.com. Arrangements completed by Gilmartin Funeral Home & Cremation Co., Inc. 329-333 W. Main Street Batavia, New York 14020.

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