Obituaries

Gary A. Pirdy

January 24, 1938 - September 25, 2016

GARY A. PIRDY

Age 78, of Castile, NY died September 25, 2016 at Roswell Park Cancer Institute in Buffalo.

He was born January 24, 1938 in Buffalo, NY son of the late Warren and Helen Hackett Pirdy. Gary was employed for over fifty years with Table Rock Farms in Castile. He was a long time member of the Castile Community Club and was a former member of the Castile Fire Department.

Gary was an avid bowler. He also enjoyed playing cards and golfing. He enjoyed being outdoors and working in the woods. Gary enjoyed spending winters in Florida where he and his wife, Carol loved spending time with friends.

Surviving are his wife, Carol Eck Pirdy whom he married on March 1, 1958; his son, Guy (Valerie) Pirdy of Castile, his daughter, Annette (Keith) Granger of Castile; grandchildren, Nichole Granger, Angela (Rob) Griswold, Tyler Pirdy and Tim Pirdy; great grandchild, Aiden and step great grandchild, Breanna; his brother, Lee (Marilyn) Pirdy of Bliss; several nieces and nephews. Gary was the brother of the late Lynn Pirdy, Donna Ebel and Linda Pirdy.

Friends may call Thursday, September 29 from 2 – 4 & 6 – 8 PM at the Harmon-Watson Funeral Home, 35 N. Main St., Castile where Gary’s service will be held Friday, September 30 at 1 PM. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Roswell Park Cancer Institute, 665 Elm St., Buffalo, NY 14203 or the Castile Rescue Squad, PO Box 338, Castile, NY 14427.

Important Dates

September 29, 2016 : Calling Hours for Gary A. Pirdy - 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM

September 29, 2016 : Calling Hours for Gary A. Pirdy - 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM

September 30, 2016 : Funeral Service for Gary A. Pirdy - 1:00 PM

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Oct 1.16 from Sharon:
I'm so sorry to hear about Mr. Pirdy. I know these are really difficult times for your family. You are not alone though. Take comfort from the God of all comfort (2 Corinthians 1:3-7). Draw close to God. Let Him be your strength.

Sep 30.16 from Sandy Meyer:
You will be missed my dear cousin, we sure had a lot of laughs. Your smile will be remembered by many and your wonderful sense of humor.

Sep 28.16 from Tim Wilcox:
I am saddened to hear this, Gary was a great man & friend to many. I have not seen him since I worked at SouthView Farms. He grew some wonderful strawberries too.

Sep 27.16 from Bonnie beebe:
Dear cousin, I will always remember your smile and laughter every time I think of you! Rest in peace my cousin, love, cousin Bonnie and Russ