Joseph Thomas Heick, b. 1927, d. 5/Jan/2004

January 5, 2004

Joseph Thomas Heick, 76, of Brewerton, passed away Monday at home.

He was a Navy Veteran of WWII and a member of American Legion Post #915 in Central Square. Joe retired in 1986 after 37 years with the Syracuse Police Department as a Sergeant. He was a member of the Syracuse P.B.A., Police Fraternal Assoc., Police Retirees’ Assoc., and Riverside Country Club. He was an avid fisherman and golfer.

He is survived by: his wife Mary; sons, Joseph Thomas Jr. (Annemarie) of Mattydale, William P. (Brenda) of Arizona, James Robert (Margaret) of Amherst, NY, Jerald David (Michele) of Syracuse, and John Edward (Rosemarie) Heick of Liverpool; brother Thomas of Syracuse; sister Norene Curtis of Arizona; 16 grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren.

Friends may call Thursday 4 to 7 p.m. at Traub Funeral Home, 684 N. Main St., Central Square. His funeral mass will be celebrated Friday at 11 a.m. at St. Agnes Church, Brewerton. Private burial, Assumption Cemetery.

Friends wishing may make contributions to Hospice of Central NY in Joe’s memory.

Traub Funeral Home, Inc. Central Square, NY


Andrew F Leach, b. 9/Aug/1938, d. 1/Apr/1994

Andrew F. Leach

Kennedy resident dies at fifty-five

Andrew F. Leach, 55, of 4105 South Route 62, Kennedy, died at 11:39 Friday, April 1, 1994, at WCA Hospital, Jamestown.

He was born Aug. 9, 1938 in Salamanca, the son of Frederick A. and Rena Dyne Leach.

Mr. Leach was employed at the Randolph Dimension Corp. in Randolph.

He is survived by his wife the former Ardelle Burns, whom he married Dec. 23, 1971; his father of Randolph; two sons: Andrew F. Leach Jr., Avon Park, Fla., and William F. Leach, Jamestown; five step-sons: William Myers in the U.S. Army in Germany, Steven Myers of West Fargo, N.D., Michael Myers of Scoring, Fla., Robert Myers of Maryetta, Fla., and Mark Myers of Winter Haven, Fla.; a daughter Gail Bush, Jamestown; four step-daughters: Ardelle Heick, Amherst; Janine Jones and Lisa Ann Cherrier; both of Sebring, Fla.; and Anna McCool, Tryon, N.C.; 32 grandchildren; a brother, Morgan Leach, Ione, Calif.; and a sister, Janet F. Bentley, Randolph.

Mr. Leach was preceded in death by his mother in 1967, and two brothers, Willis and Floyd Hayes.

Van Rensselaer and Son Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

Memorials may be made to the Cleveland Clinic.

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