Elaine Sutherland, 69, of Batavia passed away on Wednesday January 25, 2023 at the United Memorial Medical Center. She was born on August 24, 1953 in Defiance, Ohio to the late Edward and Constance (Zogaib) Sutherland. In addition to her parents, Elaine is predeceased by her sisters Suzanne Levine, Colleen Head; brothers in law John Levine and Rich Sparaco.
Elaine graduated from Buffalo State College with a Master’s Degree in Education. She was a teacher for the Oakfield Alabama School District for over 30 years. She will be remembered as a devoted aunt who loved her nieces and nephews.
She is survived by her sisters; Ann Sutherland and Maria Sparaco; niece Kaitlin (Allen) Oberg; newphews Richie Sparaco, John Sparaco and Lachlan Oberg; her devoted longtime friends John Dickerson and Lee Kedzierski, along with many cousins.
There will be no prior calling hours and Services will be held privately.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Genesee Cancer Assistance 127 North St. Batavia, NY 14020 or the NYS Veterans Home Activities Fund 220 Richmond Ave. in Batavia. To leave a message of condolence please visit www.gilmartinfuneralhome.com. Arrangements completed by Gilmartin Funeral Home & Cremation Company, Inc. 329-333 West Main Street, Batavia, New York 14020.