Loving Partner, Father and Grandfather
CHADWICKS – Treffley (Treff) P. LeFave, III, 89, loving spouse, father and grandfather, passed absent peacefully at dwelling on June 26, 2021 and joined his soulmate, Sylvia, who passed absent January 11th, of this calendar year.
He was born on November 29, 1931, in Winner, NY, the youngest of 10 small children of Treffley, II and Gertrude Lowry LeFave and was a graduate of Dolgeville Higher Faculty, where he excelled in soccer and was a short while ago inducted into the Dolgeville Soccer Hall of Fame.
Treff served his region as a development foreman in the U.S. Army, all through the Korean War.
He married the adore of his existence, Sylvia Owens, on September 22, 1956 and they shared a exceptional love tale of 64 yrs.
Treff was in the building trade and had crafted a lot more than 350 residences in the region.
He was an completed bowler and golfing husband or wife of his most effective buddy, Vic Morris.
His memberships involved the Sauquoit Valley Lions Club and E.L. Clonan Write-up 1000, exactly where he served as Commander.
Treff was blessed with a rapid wit and had a exceptional repertoire of jokes and amusing stories.
His finest pleasures had been derived from seeing his “Outstanding Seven” grandsons enjoy athletics and his Tuesday night time card games with “his boys”.
He is survived by his two daughters and sons-in-regulation, Terry and John Bentley and Kathi and Dave Bianco his son and daughter-in-legislation, Randy and Suzanne LeFave his seven grandsons, John “Riggins” and Heather Bentley, Aaron and Elise Bentley, Ryan and Melissa Bianco, Trevor Bianco and Rachel, Jason Bentley and CarrieAnn, Justin LeFave and Joshua LeFave a few good-granddaughters, Emma, Avery and Liliana his two buddies, Elliot and Vincent one sister, Edith Dineen two sisters-in-law, Judy Fisher and Sharon Owens many beloved nieces and nephews and so a lot of close friends and neighbors.
Treff’s spouse and children would like to thank his Hospice nurses, Julie and Matthew, for their kindness and Sister Maureen Denn, for her friendship and spiritual assistance.
Contacting several hours honoring the two Treff and Sylvia, will be on Tuesday, July 6, 2021, from 3-6, at the Smith Funeral Dwelling, 3022 Oneida St., Sauquoit, with companies pursuing, at 6:00.
“So happy you bought to see me”
“C’mon Sylvia, let us go to bed so these wonderful men and women can go dwelling”
Remember to take into account donations in Treff and Sylvia’s names to the Sauquoit Valley Lions Club. Envelopes will be offered at the funeral residence.
For on the web expressions of sympathy, be sure to go to www.smith-funeralhome.com.
Printed by The Observer-Dispatch from Jun. 28 to Jun. 29, 2021.