Clarendon/Batavia - Raymond F. Patnode, Jr., 68, of Clarendon, formerly of Batavia, a machinist at Strong Forge & Fabrication, LLC in Batavia, died Sunday, March 19, 2017 at Strong Memorial Hospital, in Rochester.
Ray was born June 3, 1948 in Rochester, a son of the late Raymond F. Patnode, Sr. and Marie (Telfer) Farrington.
He was an avid camper and member of Red Rock Ponds in Hulberton, NY.
He is survived by his wife, Barbara J. (Doyle) Patnode, whom he married August 13, 1977; 2 sons, Raymond F. (Anna) Patnode, III of Batavia and James R. Patnode of Warsaw; a daughter, Christina M. (Tom) Theis of MD; 4 siblings, Francis R. (Sue) Patnode of Plattsburgh, Linda (Albert) Gibbs of Alexander, Gary (Cindy) Patnode of Basom and JoAnne Hart of Stafford; an aunt, Lucile Telfer of Rochester; a sister-in-law, Mary Doyle of E. Aurora; 2 brothers-in-law, Edward (Sue) Doyle of Palmyra and John (Patty) Doyle of Elma; mother-in-law, Ann (late Gene) Doyle of E. Aurora; 8 grandchildren, 3 great-grandchildren, several nieces, nephews and cousins.
He was the brother of the late Warren Patnode and Judy Patnode and brother-in-law of the late Robert Doyle.
Friends may call on Thursday from 4 to 8 p.m. at H.E. Turner & Co, Inc., 403 East Main St., Batavia, where services will be at 11a.m., Friday. Burial will be in Grand View Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Heart Failure and Transplantation Program at Strong Memorial Hospital, 601 Elmwood Ave., Rochester, NY 14642. The family sends special thanks to unit 73400 and Cardiac Clinic at Strong for their wonderful care. Please leave a condolence, share a story or light a candle at www.bataviafuneralhomes.com.