Joseph Patrick Gear
Joseph Patrick Gear was born June 16, 1955 to William D. and Ruth F. (Scheider) Gear in Batavia NY. He died in his sleep in the early morning hours of August 8 2021.
Joe was well known in the community because of his outgoing nature and his exceptional gift for painting. His art was featured in many shows and galleries including Go Art, the Albright-Knox, and GCC to name a few, and he received numerous awards. Joe was beloved and highly engaged in the local ARC community. His memory will be treasured by his many friends and family.
He is survived by his mother, Ruth, and siblings Therese, Bill, Maria, John and Kevin. He was preceded in death by his brother Dave.
His Funeral Mass will be celebrated at St. Maximilian Kolbe Church, 8656 Church Street, East Pembroke, NY, at 11:00 AM Thursday, August 12th, followed by a luncheon. All are welcome.
Flowers are gratefully declined in lieu of remembrances donated to ARC Genesee Orleans, 64 Walnut St, Batavia, NY 14020.
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.