Patrick W. Eaton
Patrick W. Eaton, 71, of 3608 Rte. 219, Mt. Jewett, passed away Friday (November 16, 2018) at Jones Memorial Hospital in Wellsville, NY.
Born September 6, 1947, in Kane, he was a son of the late William and Anita Demiar Eaton. On August 8, 1970, in Mt. Jewett, he married Susan Alexis who survives.
Pat spent 25 years in the armed services where he served as a Staff Sergeant in the Air Force during the Vietnam War, then in the Army Reserves and the National Guard. Prior to his retirement, he had been employed at Domtar in Johnsonburg.
He was a member of the American Legion Post 574 and the VFW Post 6347 in Mt. Jewett and was currently serving as Commander of both. He also was a member of the Mt. Jewett Sportsman's Club and the Wilcox Sportsman's Club.
Surviving, besides his wife, are a daughter, Jennifer (James) Himes of Mt. Jewett; a granddaughter, Kennedey Himes; and two grandsons, Carter Himes and Jackson Himes.
He was preceded in death, besides his parents, by a brother, William Eaton and two sisters, Patricia Allegreto and Mary "Tootsie" Bellows.
Friends will be received at the Cummings Funeral Home, Inc. in Kane, on Tuesday from 2:00 to 4:00 pm and 7:00 to 9:00 pm. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 11:00 am Wednesday at St. Joseph's Catholic Church in Mt. Jewett with the Rev. Vincent Cieslewicz, pastor, officiating. Full military honors will be accorded after mass. Burial will be in Bridgeview Cemetery.
Memorial donations may be made to St. Joseph's Catholic Church or the American Legion both in Mt. Jewett.
Online condolences can be expressed at www.cummingsfh.com.