Keith A. Granger

September 7, 1957 - January 5, 2020

Age 62, of Castile, passed away at home on January 5, 2020.

He was born September 7, 1957 in Warsaw, NY son of the late Lyman, Sr. and Bertha Beardsley Granger. Keith worked for the New York State Department of Corrections for twenty-five years, retiring as a Sargent in 2013. He is a member of the Castile United Church of Christ and the Castile Community Club.

Keith lived a life of service to his community. He was a member of the Pike Fire Department and was a past member of the Pike Rescue Squad. Keith is the current Supervisor for the Town of Castile and a member of the Wyoming County Board of Supervisors. He is a former Mayor of the Village of Castile and in earlier years served as Mayor of the Village of Pike. He was a past member of the Letchworth Central School Board of Education. Keith is a member of the Triluminar Lodge #543 Free & Accepted Masons in Pike and is a past Master of the lodge. He also served as a past District Staff Officer.

Keith was a former assistant swim/dive coach and former assistant soccer coach at Letchworth Central School. He also spent many years as a high school baseball umpire.

Surviving are his wife of forty-one years, Annette Pirdy Granger, whom he married on June 10, 1978; his daughters, Nichole Granger of Alpine, TX, Angela (Rob) Griswold of Castile; his grandchildren, Breanna Griswold, Aiden Salzler, Sadie Griswold; his brothers, John (Pearl) Granger of Pike and Lyman, Jr. (Pam) Granger of Pike; his mother-in-law, Carol Pirdy of Castile and brother-in-law, Guy (Val) Pirdy of Castile; several nieces and nephews. He was the brother of the late Cynthia Quackenbush.

Friends may call Thursday, January 9 from 2 – 4 & 7 – 9 at the Robinson & Hackemer Funeral Home, 246 N. Main St., Warsaw. A fireman’s memorial service will be held Thursday at 6:30 followed by a Masonic service at 6:45 at the funeral home. Keith’s memorial service will be held Friday, January 10 at 11 AM at the Castile United Church of Christ (cor. N. Main & Washington Sts.), Castile. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Castile Rescue Squad, PO Box 338, Castile, NY 14427 or the Pike Rescue Squad, Pike, NY 14130.

Important Dates

January 9, 2020 : Calling hours for Keith A. Granger - 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM

January 9, 2020 : Fireman’s memorial service for Keith A. Granger - 6:30 PM

January 9, 2020 : Masonic service for Keith A. Granger - 6:45 PM

January 9, 2020 : Calling hours for Keith A. Granger - 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM

January 10, 2020 : Memorial service for Keith A. Granger at the Castile United Church of Christ - 11:00 AM

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Jan 10.20 from Carol Gburek:

John and Pearl - I am so sorry for your loss.  My heart goes out to you.


Jan 9.20 from David & Karen Tallman:

Annette and family so sorry for your loss. David enjoyed working with him on the Board of Supervisor’s, he will be greatly missed.

Jan 9.20 from Elizabeth a burger:

Sorry to hear about Keith. My condolences go out to you.

Jan 9.20 from mike otis:

sis sorry to hear about kieth take care mike

Jan 9.20 from Monica Dueppengiesser and family:

Annette, Nichole and Angie -We are so very sorry for your loss. You will all be in our prayers. Keith was a wonderful person and will be greatly missed.

Jan 8.20 from Tim Dellapenta:

Annette and family, I am so sorry to hear about Keith. He was a great guy and will be sadly missed.

Jan 7.20 from Gail McCormick McElroy:

My deepest condolences to the Keith’s family. Fond memories of him.

Jan 7.20 from Vicki(stroud) patterson:

By the way try,in case you don’t recognize the name. I went to school with keith. I did think what a great friend & person he was.

Jan 7.20 from Vicki(stroud) patterson:

So very sorry for your loss.. doreen heap let me know. I live now in md, so otherwise I wouldn’t have known. I will be sending $$ to pike rescue in his memory. Once again, so sorry for your loss

Jan 7.20 from Fran Thompson:

Annette and Angie,
I can’t begin to tell you how sorry I am.  Just know that we love you and are praying for you and Keith.  As part of the extended BOC family, please let me know what I can do for you.  We miss you being here but I am glad that you made the decision to leave when you did. Hang in there and remember all the great times you’ve had together.

Jan 7.20 from Lorraine Blum:

Annette, Doug and I are so sorry for your loss. I remember working with Keith years ago and how he was always friendly and easy to work with. I loved his laugh. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. We’ll send a donation in his memory to one of the rescue squads.

Jan 7.20 from Beth (Quandt) Draper:

Deepest condolences to you and your family. Wished we hadn’t lost contact with each other over the years. One day soon, I hope to reunite and you can share the memories of the life you had together. May he rest in peace.

Jan 7.20 from Brenda McNulty:

I am so sorry to hear of the passing of Keith.  He was a wonderful man who supported his community and the people who live here.  God Bless his family in he days ahead.  RIP Keith.

Jan 7.20 from Katie and Dale :

Go rest high on that mountain.  Your work on earth is done.
Keith touched so many lives. We’ll treasure the memories. 
Our love and prayers are with you all. 💞